Well I made it!I am
one whole year old!Just to catch you
up on my progress, here’s what I’m up to on a daily basis:
12 month checkup I weighed 24lb 5oz.I am 31 ¼ inches long.That
puts me in the 90th percentile for height and a little above 60th
percentile for weight.Growth
charts show that I will probably be around 6’1” if I keep on this track.
4 top teeth and 2 bottom teeth with more on the way all the time.So I can eat ANYTHING.I once put a half a banana in my
mouth.I am kinda over baby
food.I want to pick everything up
with my hands.Mom has me working
on using a spoon, but as far as I can tell right now they are just good
for flingin’ stuff across the room.I weaned right at the one year mark.(Mom was really upset – not a big deal
for me)Just a sippy cup man these
walking EVERYWHERE.Mom says my
super hero name would be “Destructo” I kinda have a mind of my own.I am really a good little fella but I
don’t take real kindly to “NO”Mom and Dad don’t seem to be
backing off any though.
sleep about 11 or 12 hours at night.I usually go up and take a bath around 7 and go to bed after
that.I wake Mom and Dad up between
and usually.I have found that you have to fling your sleeping buddy (in my case
“Hippo”) and really go to yapping to wake them up.Sometimes I even have to stand up in the
crib and bang on the wall between my bedroom and theirs.I take a couple of naps during the day
for about an hour each.Sometimes I
change my nap schedule around just to keep Mom on her toes.
well I really just like to be on the go.I love a good game of peek-a-boo.My favorite entertainment is to play with Dad.Mom is ok too.I like taking things apart.Not much on the putting them back together part yet.I love to go in the bathroom and shut
the door so it is totally dark.Then I climb into the bathroom cabinets and wait for them to come
find me.I like helping Mom
cook.The best play spot is always
right under her feet.I have a
swing in a big oak in the back yard.I can swing and watch the boats come in.I also love throwing balls and climbing
anything they will let me.
language skills are progressing nicely.I speak in complete sentences and use nice inflections for
effect.Unfortunately Mom and Dad
don’t speak my language so they are a little difficult to communicate
with.They are learning though.I am saving that first word for
something with real impact.
a great birthday.I opened lots of presents
and even learned to blow the party favors.We had a swim party so I got to swim around in my boat with
Mom.Granny and cousin
Tyler came in from Texas.
That’s all for now!I will try to keep you posted on all the cool new stuff I do.