Sunday, April 25, 2010

On the Outside

Who's this cool, preppy looking baby standing up like a big boy?

I'm outta here! No more playing in the nursery for me!

Making the long hallway trek to Ruby.

All boy - playing with his new truck.

An innovative means to carry toys while crawling.

Reading a book in my easy chair - thanks Grandma Nickolay!

Grandma Nickolay also bought me cool Nike sandals.
Unfortunately my feet are a little too fat to fit into them!

It's official - Miles has now lived as long on the outside as he did on the inside - the inside of mommy that is! Wow - what a big boy and what major changes can happen in a quick 9 months. Our big baby is eating more and more table foods - Mike and I grilled turkey burgers this week and Miles had a little side of cooked ground turkey with cheddar cheese - his first dinner with us in which he ate the same foods that we did. He's also moved on from many jarred organic baby foods to the real things - bananas, pears, cheese, cottage cheese, peas, beans, sweet potatoes and more. Welcome to the world of real food little one! I also have to take a moment to brag about my big brained boy (yes, his head is in the 75%) - he accurately and consistently (we have witnesses) does the sign for "all gone/done" when he's full and wants no more food. He's so smart!

Other highlights this week:
  • book club (aka mom's night out)
  • a note home from Miles' school this week read "Miles had another great day. He was very smiley. We love him so much!" (They really do.)
  • garage sale-ing (new clothes and toys for Miles purchased)
  • we've started our home office makeover (I should post before and after pictures when it is done)
  • spending quality time with my parents and sharing a lovely meal tonight (Miles sat at the head of the table and munched on peas.)
Have a lovely week everyone!

2 comments:

  1. Gonna be completely honest... Now when I read anything on your blog that says "growing grays" I think still growing??? Maybe not growing by numbers but I bet you enjoy some growing every day! What a doll (I think its the hair). :) Aren't little boys the sweeyest thing?! Little girls are too but there is just something you hope that little boy could always stay this way...

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  2. The growing grays could now be referring to the gray hairs I'm growing chasing after Miles. :)

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