Gracyn-Nineteen Months Old!

17 Sep

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Gracyn has really been starting to talk to us this month!  It’s so exciting to be able to communicate more. Here are a few facts about Gracyn from this month:

  • weighs 26 pounds
  • wears 24 months or 2T clothes
  • wears size 5 shoes
  • wears size 4 diapers
  • has 12 teeth
  • can stack blocks, but definitely enjoys knocking them down more
  • repeats colors
  • says thank you and you’re welcome on a regular basis without prompting
  • has been speaking in short, simple sentences. Ex: “Where is she?”
  • says pee-pee and wants to go sit on the potty but hasn’t gone in the potty yet
  • says tons of new words.  Here are a few: church, fish, keys, reach, up, down,
  • wants to hold someone’s hand when riding in her car seat
  • likes: camping, looking at Mikey the Fish, dancing
  • dislikes: standing in water alone

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Gracyn-Eighteen Months Old!

17 Aug

18 Months Old - Main

Gracyn turns 18-months-old this month, and I had to return to work this month.  Not sure which was more difficult/emotional for me…just kidding.  Here are a few things from this month:

  • weighs 25 pounds and 10 ounces
  • wears 18-24 month clothes, but she can also wear 2T
  • wears size 4 diapers
  • wears size 5 diapers
  • has 10 teeth
  • thinks it is funny to sneeze
  • says me and raises her hand when asked a question that begins with “who”
  • waves at everyone, especially cars going down the road
  • can identify most common objects and will try to say the term
  • has a confirmed egg allergy
  • went on her first camping trip
  • says: up, out, scratch, watch, yuck (thanks, Adalyn)
  • likes: jumping on the trampoline, drinking from a cup with a lid
  • dislikes: getting her hair rinsed

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Gracyn-Seventeen Months Old!

17 Jul


17 Months Old - MainThis month has been crazy!  We’ve had a family trip to the mountains, my trip to Phoenix, and a camping trip. We somehow managed to still get the post done.

  • weighs 25 pounds and three ounces
  • wears 18-24 month clothes
  • wears size 4 diapers
  • wears size 5 shoes
  • still has 8 teeth
  • can identify many items in books: ball, spoon, cup, train, fish, cat, dog.
  • can tell you that she is one-year-old
  • has added many new words like: thank you, good, granny, backpack, book, cup to name a few
  • took her first real vacation.  We went to the mountains for several days
  • spent time away from Mommy. I had to go to Phoenix for work.  Jeremy did a great job taking care of the girls while I was away!
  • likes: being outside, looking for cows
  • dislikes: someone getting in her space

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Gracyn-Sixteen Months Old!

17 Jun

16 Months Old - Main

Wow!  16 months old!  Gracyn is beginning to be able to actually play with her big sister, and she loves her sooo much!  Here are some things from this past month:

  • weighs 24 pounds and 4 ounces
  • wears size 4 diapers
  • wears size 5 shoes
  • wears size 18-24 month clothing
  • has 8 teeth
  • can clap when you say good job and sometimes on command
  • played in the rain at church and LOVED it
  • will spread her arms out wide to say “I love you this much!”
  • can take lids off of things (unfortunately!)
  • can say: drink, cup, milk, moo, woof, and a few other news ones too
  • gives high fives
  • waves at people when they leave (even strangers)
  • thinks every burgundy truck is Daddy
  • stomps her foot when dancing
  • says shh and puts one finger over her mouth
  • likes: smelling flowers (or even bushes that don’t have a scent), writing/color (will sit for long periods of time), when Sister comes into a room,
  • dislikes: being confined to a certain space.  We let Adalyn ride her bike in the cul-de-sac because she understands what to do when a car is coming, but Gracyn does not like being told to stop at the end of the driveway.

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Gracyn-Fifteen Months Old!

17 May

15 Months Old - Main

  • weighs 23 pounds 9 ounces
  • wears 12-18 month clothes
  • wears size 4 shoes
  • wears size 4 diapers
  • has 7 teeth with one more trying to push through
  • has added belly, dog, sit, uh-uh to her vocabulary.  A few more too but I’m drawing a blank
  • uses uh-uh appropriately. I’m already over it haha
  • can identify: belly, eyes, ears, nose, and mouth.
  • raises her shirt to show her belly
  • got her first mosquito bite
  • went to the zoo for the first time
  • takes her diaper off to get changed or in the tub
  • likes: coloring, standing on her head, stickers, trees, playing outside
  • dislikes: teething

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Gracyn-Fourteen Months Old!

17 Apr

14 Months Old - Main

What a fun month!  And finally some warm weather so that we were able to get outside and play a bit.  Here are a few notes about Gracyn from the past month:

  • weighs 22 pounds 8 ounces
  • wears 12-18 month clothing
  • wears size 4 diapers
  • wears size 4 shoes
  • has 6 teeth
  • eats as much food as you put in front of her
  • smiles when the microwave starts
  • says daddy all of the time especially if she hears something outside
  • gives kisses on command
  • understands the concept of stacking
  • tries to say ball, book, baby
  • will follow simple commands like, “Take this to Adalyn.”
  • says moo
  • tries to put socks on
  • pretty sure she has an egg allergy
  • likes: riding her rocking horse, playing outside with sister
  • dislikes: when you try to make her walk slow on concrete

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Gracyn-13 Months Old!

17 Mar

13 Months Old - Main

We are a day late, but we can always blame March Madness for this one. Priorities.  What a fun month it has been!  And we had a few warm days to enjoy outside this past month. What more could you ask for?

  • weighs 21 pounds 12.5 ounces
  • wears 12-18 month clothing
  • wears size 3 diapers (until we finish these last ones)
  • wears size 4 shoes
  • has 6 teeth now (those last two took forever)
  • has tried (and liked) about any food we have given her.  She even ate asparagus which is not a favorite in the Baker household.
  • started drinking whole milk with meals
  • tries to color with crayons and write with pens
  • officially started walking
  • says mama, dada, back, cheese, dog, bye-bye, what’s that.  Maybe a couple more but I’m drawing a blank
  • smiles and says cheese when taking a picture
  • likes to do a “headstand” and try to stand in chairs
  • uses a wipe to clean the table and her mouth
  • can identify people when you say their name
  • looks for items when you say them (door, ball, baby, fan, etc).
  • pooped in the bathtub.  Yep, it happened.  We made it almost 4 years since Adalyn was born.  I really thought we were going to be able to come out of this saying it never happened to us. ;)
  • likes: climbing, being able to be outside
  • dislikes: when Mommy walks out of the room

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Gracyn-Twelve Months Old!

17 Feb

12 Months Old - Main

First birthday celebrations are planned for tomorrow!  Unbelievable!  It’s been a busy month, but here are a few notes about Gracyn from this month:

  • weighs 21 pounds
  • 29.6 inches tall
  • wears 12-18 month clothing
  • wears size 3 diapers but could wear 4.
  • wears size 4 shoes
  • has 4 teeth
  • can brush her hair
  • started eating “real” food
  • says hi and waves on command
  • has taken several steps, but would rather crawl than walk
  • likes: getting her belly rubbed, playing basketball
  • dislikes: teething (we have been trying to get two more teeth for weeks)

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Gracyn-Eleven Months Old!

17 Jan

11 Months - Main

This month has been full of change for Gracyn!  It has been exciting around our house!  Although she is battling her first cold today, we were able to push through and get some decent pictures.

  • weighs 21 pounds
  • wears 12 month clothing, but she can wear some 18 month as well
  • wears size 3 shoes
  • still making size 3 diapers work
  • has four teeth (and a couple more on the way soon)
  • has added mandarin oranges, black beans, broccoli, blueberries, and bananas to her list of foods tried
  • celebrated her first Christmas and tried to open gifts with her mouth
  • got her first cold
  • claps when she does something good
  • can stand up for an extended period of time
  • laughs when her hands are kissed
  • says “wow” and “what” and “uh oh”
  • waves and says hi
  • knows to turn around and back off of things rather than crawling off head first
  • has taken her first step (and luckily we got it on video)
  • likes: climbing, sitting in Adalyn’s chairs, holding things in her mouth
  • dislikes: colds

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Gracyn-Ten Months Old!

17 Dec

10 Months - Main

10 months…Just wow!  Here are a few things about Gracyn from this month:

  • weighs 20 pounds 15 ounces
  • wears 9-12 month clothing
  • wears size 3 shoes
  • wears size 3 diapers
  • has four teeth
  • dances when she hears music
  • makes several new sounds
  • cries when told no (uh oh)
  • has tried real carrots and sweet potatoes
  • tries to crawl on sister
  • started drinking water from a sippy cup
  • went on her first mini vacation
  • gives kisses
  • likes: looking out the window, dancing
  • dislikes: teething (and it took forever for one of her top teeth to break through.

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