13.6.13

577. 11 months.

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Better late than never eh? Taking these pictures has been on my to-do list for like the last month, but I just haven't got round to it until now! Either the light wasn't good enough, or Joshua was too grumpy, or we got distracted with something else. This time I had to distract Joshua, with a bowl of grapes, to stop him crawling away! Little monkey won't sit still for two minutes!

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This month wasn't an awful lot different to the last. Joshua cut his fourth tooth, the second top came in about a week after the first at the beginning of the month. His eyes are still amazing, a deep blue around the edge but a green-ish (like his Mama!) in the centre! He definitely looks more like me & my side of the family, with Colin's dimples!
Monkey started standing a little unassisted & racing around with a walker. Staggering a couple of steps, if cheered on & encouraged.
Eating 3 solid meals, 2 snacks and 3 milk feeds (+ many more at night!!) Favourite foods are fruit & cheese, though there isn't an awful lot this kiddo won't eat! Breakfast is often Weetabix or porridge with fruit (banana/blueberries/raisins) Lunch is usually toast or a sandwich, with cucumber/carrot sticks, grapes/apple slices/clementine segments. Dinner is whatever we are eating, so if we're having fajitas he'll have chicken (unseasoned), pepper strips, sweetcorn & cheese. He likes spaghetti bolognaise A LOT. Followed by a yogurt or more fruit.
Still in 6-9m clothing, my little nugget, though some sleepsuits are a little tight, he's slim but long. I have busted out some summer stuff in 9-12 but it pretty much swamps him! Polo shirts are like dresses & I'm still rolling up trousers once or twice!
Favourite toys are musical instruments (or anything that makes a noise!), spoons & his walker. He likes playing with his brothers big boy toys way more than any baby toys, and a saucepan with a wooden spoon will keep him occupied for a while - as will a ball! He has a pretty good throwing arm & he can kick a ball too!
J his brother round like a puppy, he is absolutely enamoured with Daniel. Their bond is just so special, I'm so glad they have each other & could watch them play for hours. He has started taking an interest in other children, babies especially, though more often than not he'll have his eye on their hair!
Joshua's a little monkey. Climbing anything and everything, using a pincer grasp to grab even the tiniest things & put them into his mouth! I've definitely got my hands full with this one!

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Joshua Reg,

I love the way you dance, bouncing up and down, giggling at our mad skills.

I love the way you clench your fists while you nurse, often around my finger.

I love your enthusiasm for climbing stairs, it's the little things.

I love your belly laugh, often because of your wonderful big brother, it makes my heart happy to hear.

I love the light you have brought to our lives, you are so happy you can make anyone smile.

I love you, more than I ever thought possible. We all do.

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Lots of Love
Momma B
xxx

1 comment:

  1. he is so beautiful!! You should be so proud (: xoxo

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