Tuesday, April 2, 2013

9 months!!! I'm so behind....

Oh good grief. For a second, I actually thought, "oh forget the blog, it's too much to keep up with now!"  And then I slapped myself out of that negative attitude, and realized that I will miss this one day if I don't continue it!! 
SOOOOO....I'm so far behind I don't even know where to begin, so I'm not even going to play catch up, I'm just going to tell ya where we are at now!!!
Jaclyn is 9 1/2 months old!!  And boy have things gotten interesting!!!  This girl is INTO EVERYTHING!!!  The dog is going to be very dehydrated by the time she cares less about his water bowl!  It's up on the counter about 22 out of the 24 hours in a day!!  He's learned if it's down, to drink the whole bowl!! Ha!!  And if he doesn't, and I'm busy and not thinking (which is always)- I find myself soaking up water spilled, and changing an outfit that is DRENCHED!!  Sometimes more than once a day!! Ha!
She is such a hoot, and I have so much fun with her, and Jaycee is IN LOVE with her, especially now that she's on the move!  They play ALL day long!  Which in all honesty, has helped my sanity, but of course I have to watch every move, every toy in her hand, and I have to premediate her next move to keep her out of harms way!!  Oh I forgot about these days!!  I was getting pretty good at keeping the house in somewhat of an order with 2 kids, and now that she's mobile and pulls out MORE toys than Jaycee- HA!!!  I'm usually one that the house has to be completely picked up before I can get in bed, or I can't sleep, and NOW, after I finally get them both down- I look at the house, and think, "screw it, it'll look like this at 8am, picked up now or not!" ha!

So on to what she is up to and where we are at, at 9 1/2 months.....

*She started crawling on exactly her 8 month birthday!

*She is pulling up on EVERYTHING, and just about a week ago, started walking from one end of the couch to the other, as long as she's holding on

*She says, "momma, dada, ball, bye bye, and hi."   I think she says, "dog" but it's probably just another constanant coming out

*She loves to scream

*She LOVES LOVES LOVES to dance.  Since Jaycee wants dance parties all the time, she's pretty used to music, and she will shake her arms, and kick those legs and cheese so hard when music starts

*She has her two bottom teeth, and just 3 days ago, her top left tooth barely broke the gums (that tooth has been a nightmare for us, so I'm glad it's about to come on through!)

*She smiles ALL the time.  If this little girl cries, or is fussy- something is wrong. I cannot believe how blessed I've been with such a calm mannered, content little girl (so far!) haha

*She LOVES to hug.  She wraps her arms around my neck and puts her cheek on mine, and it's one of those, "please don't end" moments.  I hope to always remember this feeling

*She eats 2 good meals a day on top of her formula and then snacks some after nap time

*Still takes 4 bottles a day

*Naps twice a day- the afternoon one- is still with me- and I'm ok with that! :)

*She sleeps from around 8pm to 7am, even though around 6-630, she wakes up, but if I put her in bed with me, she will instantly go back to sleep until Jaycee wakes us up- I consider it our cuddle time! :)

*At her 9 month appointment she was 19lbs 9 oz. (60th percentile)

*She was 29 1/4 inches long (90th percentile)

*She can wave hi and bye bye, but I usually have to remind her first what to do!

I think that sums us up, since she's almost 10 months old!! She's such a little ham! :)  I'm in so much trouble, and in for so much of an adventure with these two little girls!! :)

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