Cy: Twelve Months

2016-04-22 09.51.24

My little Cy Man, You are not quite so little anymore. I can't believe it has already been a year since you were born.se pictures are from right as you turned 12 months, but as I'm writing this, you are actually 14 months old. At 12 months, you were ┬ástill just crawling, but more often on hands and feet, a big bear crawl. At 13 months old, you learned to stand alone and just barely began to think about taking steps. You would take one or two. You only tried about once a day. And you could NOT … [Read more...]

Cy: Eleven Months

2016-03-13 10.45.05

My little boy, This month, you have really started to seem like a little boy. But you'll always be my baby. You are so eager to explore everything. You love to open and close doors-the linen closet, the play kitchen, the bathroom door, the kitchen cabinets. You love to stand at the kitchen cabinet and try to dump out all my Nespresso coffee pods. You are so good at figuring out how things work. You watch me do something, then you try to do the same. After I cleaned your ears, you … [Read more...]

Cy: Ten Months

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Sweet little man, This morning, you were pretty fussy. So we took your pictures with your Lovie-a soft square of giraffe print fabric that the Allen Birthing Center sent home with you when you were born. You've always loved to feel soft fabric; even as a tiny newborn giving you an edge of blanket to hold would help you calm down and relax. Now whenever you get your Lovie, you put your thumb in your mouth right away and hold Lovie in your other hand. As you're falling asleep for a nap or … [Read more...]

Cy: Six Months

2015-10-10 13.20.04

Cyguy, You are at such a classic baby stage. You can go everywhere by schooching on your belly and pulling with your arms. You love being able to reach and move and grab more things. Sometimes, you even use your new ability to schooch over to my feet and cry to be picked-up. It's pretty cute. At your six month appointment, you were 26.75 inches long (55%) and weighed 17 pounds (39%). You had your first cold recently. I felt so bad that there was so little I could do to help you feel … [Read more...]