Monday, September 01, 2014

Caroline at 11 months

In two weeks The Littlest will be one-year-old.  

Say Whaa?!?!?
I can't believe it!  This year has flown by and I feel like I missed most of it.  

Loves to play the piano.
Hates that she's not allowed to play during her sister's nap.
In her eleventh month Caroline started speaking some protowords:  /dada/, /ffff/ for either Fiona or woof-woof, /tiii/ or /titi/ for teeth, and /mumumum/ for that crack of baby snacks, Mum Mums.  


Her fourth tooth emerged last month as well - her other top incisor, the left one, broke through on the 12th, while we were in South Carolina.  She had several other firsts in SC.

First sunrise on the beach!
First orange slice.  Complete slice went in, only the skin came back out - like a pro.
Napped like a champ on vacay, too.
Technically, she turned eleven months while we were on the beach.  
Eleven-months-old today!
Are you sure?
So the 'official' pictures were three days late.  Her stats were as follows:  weight- 21 pounds, 7.5 ounces, thigh circumference- 10.75" - down a full 1.25 inches from when she started crawling!  :-( 

Caroline learned how to crawl up the stairs in her eleventh month, and her favorite activity is to take things out of other things:  clothes out of luggage, tea set pieces out of giant tea pot, legos out of box, blocks out of tub, etc.  She is also quite the hair-puller.  Favorite targets:  Mommy and Ellie.  But Baby Kate felt the wrath of her grabby hands a few times on vacation.  Still loves the bath and all things water-related.

Looking like her Daddy



I commented to Pete the other day that Caroline still has that baby smell.  I don't know exactly when it goes away, but I'm so glad that she still has it.  She still has that super-soft skin you just can't help but kiss and those precious baby toes and starfish hands.  We don't know what we would do without you, Cares!!  I know you must grow, and I know there are great adventures ahead of us, I just wish you could stay little a bit longer. 


Julie said...

Such a cutie! I haven't mourned C's babyhood passing because I got pregnant when she was 8 months... now confronted by Josie - who might be the second and the last - I am trying to savor the baby moments.

Tammy said...

baby smell :)swoon :) she's such a doll :) almost!!!