Here we are again. Today you are 11 months old...just one month shy of being a 1 year old. My, oh my, how the days are flying by!! I feel like I repeat myself every month but I only speak the truth. You are truly the light of our lives. Every day is so much fun with you. You're smart. You're sweet. You're funny. You're high energy. And a total mama's boy! You're absolutely perfect in our eyes. You're growing up to be such a little boy - it's amazing to us how much you grow every single day. Though you are still tiny, you are clearly more of a little man now than a baby. Though I miss the newborn days you really are so much fun right now. You have a sense of humor. You're ticklish. You 'get' things now. You communicate with us and understand so much more than I thought you would at this age. You are smart - so incredibly smart. And you're sweet - you are a total love bug and loving being with mommy and daddy. You amaze us every single day and every day we're so incredibly grateful for you. We are so lucky to be your parents. I ask daddy every day how we got so lucky to be your parents. Keep growing - keep learning - keep being YOU!!
Camden - I can't tell you how much I love you. I love being your mama and I KNOW daddy loves being your dada. I love watching you grow. I pretty much just love everything about you. Keep doin' what you're doin'. You make so many people so very happy!!
We love you so much, buddy!
Mommy & Daddy
WEIGHT - We don't go to the pediatrician's until November so I have no idea. If I had to guess I'd guess he's around 17.5lbs.
LENGTH - no clue - we'll just wait to find out at appointment.
CLOTHES - For the most part he's in 6 months or 3-6 these days. But he has some 0-3 pants that still fit.
SLEEP - He's still my little sleeper and he's still on the same schedule as he has been on. Naps are usually an hour but sometimes we'll get a REALLY good nap out of him. He is asleep by 6:45-7:00pm and wakes up around 6:30am usually. He's typically asleep between 8:30 and 8:45 for his morning nap and goes down at 1pm for his afternoon nap.
DISLIKES - getting his diaper changed, having something taken away from him, being overtired, getting water in his eyes during bath time.
LIKES - books, stuffed animals, his wood animals, balls, eating, being outside, getting chased, playing peek-a-boo, walking using his walk-behind toys, hanging out with mommy and daddy, and putting items in a bucket and then dumping it all out and repeating the process!!
EATING - He eats breakfast, lunch, and dinner plus 2 snacks. We stopped the purees and so he eats all finger foods now. We're still nursing/supplementing. His favorite foods are eggs, watermelon, tomatoes, black olives, homemade applesauce, and the baby pancakes and muffins I make for him. The kid can seriously EAT!!
MILESTONES - As I mentioned we stopped purees. I loved making his food but it is nice to have one less thing to worry about. He has also dropped the bottle. He uses a sippy cup at daycare when he drinks his milk and he also gets a cup of milk with dinner. He says dada, mama, and nay-nay (not sure what that means - maybe 'night, night'), and yeah. He signs 'more', 'up', 'milk' and 'finished.' He chats all day long - it's so dang cute!! He knows some of his body parts - like his belly and nose and we are working on ears and feet. And I can't even begin to say how much he gets now - it's amazing, it really truly is. This section would be SO long if I listed everything. Knowing he's growing and developing just makes my heart swell <3
OTHER - We play a game with Camden using these wood animals he has. He likes us to line up 3 or 4 animals and ask him to find a specific animal. He gets most of them correct - it's amazing and makes us so proud. We are now working on colors using this same game. We also went apple picking for the first time as a family and also to a couple different pumpkin patches. You LOVE pumpkins - you wanted to take them all home with you!! It was so stinkin' cute.
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