Sunday, July 25, 2010

11 months.......GASP!!

So I figured I should get the 11 months update done in a timely fashion...because next month I'm going to be in total denial and will most likely refuse to make that dreaded bittersweet 1 year post. Sigh.....

I simply cant believe (or I refuse to) that my baby is growing up so fast! Everyday she learns something new and perfects something she been working on. She can pull to standing on anything, she cruises around on furniture, can stand alone momentarily, gives kisses on command, sometimes waves bye bye on command too. She knows how to shake her head "yes" and "no" and seems to know what they mean. However, if you tell her "no" but she wants to do it anyway she will shake her head "yes" and do it. hahaha

She loves to be chased! The tile floor and my knees don't get along that well tho so she actually crawls faster than me :) She squeals and laughs as she "gets away" :) She is all over the place and getting into everything!! I try my best to keep the floors clean of pet hair...but occasionally those sticky little fingers find some still and she gets it in her mouth and gags a little. Its funny, but not. lol No matter how much I clean this house she can always find a dirty spot! It doesn't matter if its on the wall, floor, table, door.... she finds it. I cant help but to feel judged when she sits there tapping the dirty smudge on the wall while looking at me. She sure is observant for 11 months old. :)

I guess I have gotten over my fear of Zoe choking. I have been offering her bites of real foods and she likes most everything. She has finally started getting her 2nd tooth in but she still just gums things. Its kind of fun to sit at the table with her and share. I still plan of eating my Fruit Loops late at night though....once she finds out that sweet rainbow colored "cheerios" exist.... its over!

....Sigh........ 11 months....and counting..........

PS... When Zoe was born we received a flower arrangement that was delivered in a small Radio Flyer wagon. I knew right away that wagon would be perfect for her July monthly photo. It worked out perfectly! I put her inside the wagon so she couldn't crawl away from me! hahaha

PSS.....My background is gone...that sucks. I will find a new one when I have time...

Monday, July 12, 2010

9 & 10 Month Update

So apparently I am pretty lame at this blogging thing. Zoe is almost 11 months now and I am just getting around to her 9 and 10 month updates..sheesh!

To begin with, Zoe had a repeat EEG and it came back normal again! She seems to be growing out of the weird head bob thing she was doing and seems to be doing it on purpose now when she does it. She has continued to advance developmentally at a fast rate. Her doctors have decided the best thing to do is just watch her close and hold off on further testing. I feel in my heart she is going to be ok and I thank you all so much for the prayers, I know they were heard! :)

Zoe is freaking hysterically funny!! I love this kid so much! She did pop a tooth finally....and that one tooth has been hangin solo for a while! Her hair is growing fast so her curls are getting kind of crazy :) She can crawl!! and FAST! She uses one knee and one looks so funny! Today she started crab crawling :) she can sit herself up and pull up to stand...and is even walking a little! (assisted of coarse) She babbles nonstop and seems to be saying several words!! Monkey was her first big word! (monkey is her blankey with a monkey head) She tries to repeat a lot of words you say to her.

The kid is also developing an attitude! I'm not sure what I am going to do about that.

We just got back from a trip to Michigan to see family. Zoe was a trooper for the flight and all the driving we had to do!! She just went with the flow and adapted to the change in her schedule and never complained once! She may be getting a 'tude but she is well behaved when it counts, Amen!