Aiden at 11 months

I don’t know if this is a real thing, but the last month of Aiden’s first year has flown by so fast that I didn’t even get a chance to share his 11 months update!  And it’s funny that this month has gone by so quickly, because this month last year went by SO FREAKING SLOWLY.  A side effect of having a two weeks late baby 😉  Now, he’s almost one!! It’s surreal.

Anyway! Some of the things he was doing at 11 months:

Aiden has been consistently sleeping through the night.  He gets up at about 7:30 every morning, and most days he even goes to sleep on his own.  For the most part, I nurse him to sleep, but sometimes he wants to go to sleep by himself.

He’s getting to be such a sweetheart.  He’s been saying so many words.  He said “duck”, “car” and “toy” this month. He likes playing with his sister, and reading books.  He started his first swimming lessons, and is unsure about it.  He’s not as upset about it as his sister was, but he’s still not 100% sure.

He’s been growing so much, and we love him so much <3  In about a week, I’ll share his 12 month update 😉

xoxo,
Alysa

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11 Months!

11 Months!

This is about a week or so late, but better late than never, right? 🙂

Autumn is 11 months old and I’m in the midst of planning her first birthday, and I love it!  I’m so excited to be able to celebrate with her for such a great milestone.  Since she was born after 9pm, this will actually be her first birth DAY too!  I also firmly believe in celebrating a mama’s first anniversary of the day they gave birth, because lets be real: the mom did all the work 😉

But I’m getting ahead of myself.  Autumn is 11 months old, and she’s learned so much in the last month!  She started turning pages of board books.  Sometimes, when I sing “If you’re happy and you know it” she’ll clap her hands.  She basically did it all day for one day and then one other time after that, but still!! She knew what I was talking about.  She can roll a ball back and forth with someone else.  She’s getting much much faster at crawling and she’s finding all of the little pieces of dust and other gross things on the floor that I always seem to miss when I sweep.  She also has been practicing her step taking, with our help.

Autumn still loves the mini-muffins I make for her.  Her favourite food at the moment is goldfish crackers.  I try not to give them to her too often, but when she sees me go toward the cupboard they’re in, she gets really really excited about it.  She knows they’re in there!  She also really likes carrots, apples, and cheese.

Autumn is still having two naps a day, and she still has them in her crib (woo hoo!).  She has been waking once in the night recently, but otherwise sleeps from 8pm to 8am.  Her current favourite toy is her Winnie the Pooh bear.  He sleeps in her crib with her, and when we go get her after a nap or in the morning, she insists on bringing him with her to play.  It’s the cutest thing!

Super excited to see what the next month will bring for us 🙂

xoxo,
Alysa

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