Hi everyone! Long time no post (or at least it feels like it!). Congrats to all the new walkers, talkers, and teethers!
Let's see ... pics are great everyone!! Kids look SOOOO cute. I'm trying to get some up of Henry but just haven't had a chance. This is the first time I've had a few minutes to actually think and type in days. I WAH and just got slammed from Friday to today (bad, bad things were on the verge of happening and I even had a borderline anxiety attack last night). Thankfully, dh's crazy work schedule miraculously disappeared (one case got dismissed pre-trial and the other was moved to the first week of January, so there goes Christmas
so I had help. But I'm so tired now.
Henry is doing really well. He's decided he's a big boy in so many ways. He's walking better now although not consistently. We made a game of him walking the length of our foyer between dh and me on Halloween and he had a blast. He walked really well to dh but then would get so excited to be walking to me that he would face plant. It was actually very funny.
Henry also has decided that he will NOT go in his high chair if the tray is attached, so he is now eating while pushed up to our dining room table. I had to pull out the table pad and buy a vinyl tablecloth to catch his mess and keep him from trying to teethe on the edge of the table.
He really likes being at the table -- I think he feels more included. Unfortunately, he's not as close to his food as I'd like, so things have gotten a lot messier, especially since he has also decided that he should always feed himself with the spoon. About half the time he'll let me put the food on the spoon (usually yogurt) and hand him the spoon to feed himself. The rest of the time he wants the bowl, too. My dining room is a disaster.
As for talking ... he has clear babbles for certain things but they don't really resemble the real words. Every once in a while he says something we understand, but usually its a one shot deal. He really only says ma-ma, da-da, & no (he uses that one a lot :LOL) with regularity. I'm hoping for some more words soon. I'm trying to remember to baby sign, but I always forget.
We're still teething up a storm, too. Last night he even bled a little. Poor baby.
I'm not sure which teeth, though (although I suspect his bottom side incisors).
Ohhhhh!!!! Henry had his first haircut last Thursday. He was great but Mommy felt like
. He looks so boyish now.
I'll update the family website soon and re-post. Glad to hear everyone is doing well!