Friday, September 17, 2010

Dear Maci - 9 Months Old

Dear Maci,

You are 9 months old today! Time is passing us by entirely too quick. I am amazed with all the new things you are learning, and what a strong little personality you have. You are still so happy most of the time, but you have learned how to throw quite the little fit when you aren’t happy. You HATE to lay down for pretty much any reason now that you have learned how to sit up on your own. It’s a little bit of an ordeal to change your diaper, or lay you down in the bath tub to rinse your hair. You love to sing “Itsy Bitsy Spider” even if your words don’t sound quite right. You even try to do the motions with your hands, you put your fingers together for spider and then you wave your hands out for “wash the spider out” you even raise them about your head for “out comes the sun.” You are eating about 6 oz of formula every 4 hours 4 to 5 times a day. You are starting to boycott baby food though, you will still eat it some, but for the most part you want what everybody else is eating. You weighed 20 lbs and 8 oz. at your doctor visit and are 29 ½ inches long. You are in the 95th percentile for height and 80th percentile on your weight. You love to play with your toys. You to be read to you and can even turn the pages. You are so curious, and love to try to figure things out, you try to put things together that go together, you try to figure out where thing are when we hide them from you and you love to find anything new that makes noise (like the door stops on the baseboards). You are pulling up and crawling like a champ. You are growing up so fast, and we are so blessed that Jesus chose us to be your mommy and daddy.

We love you baby girl, Happy 9 month birthday!!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010



It’s about time!! She has spent  a month or better on her hands and knees rocking back and forth and scooting around on her bottom. She is finally crawling....or should I say, she’s ALREADY crawling. I am a nervous mommy for all she can get into now, but I am very happy she has hit another milestone. I am not sure if I mentioned it or not, but she has 5 teeth now, can sit up from a laying position and can pull up on certain pieces of furniture, and NOW she is crawling. She also claps and says “YAY” very well, and loves to hear “Itsy Bitsy Spider” she even tries to mimic the motions with her hands.