It is almost the end of 2013 and I am finally getting around to writing a 12-month update for Jack. I just noticed I missed an 11-month update. C’est la vie! Luckily, we had a trips to Kansas City, Effingham, and Rossville in the last few weeks so lots of people were able to see the updates in person.
Height and weight: Over 24 lbs and 31.5 inches (88% for weight and 94% for height! He jumped on both growth curves this appointment!) He has come along way from the little peanut he was the first couple of months.
Food: Jack is a voracious eater! There are very few things he won’t eat, but his favorites are avocados, bananas, raspberries, clementine oranges, broccoli, string cheese, cottage cheese, peas, oatmeal, salmon and most fish, bbq sauce (Baby was born in Kansas City. What else can I say?)
Teeth: 8 baby teeth, and two molars just popped up after Christmas, explaining the drooling and clinginess.
Likes: Turning on electronics, cell phones, music (especially toddler radio on Pandora), reading books and turning the pages, anything outside (snow was a hit!), bathtime, running in circles around the kitchen, being chased, the park, the kites hanging from his bedroom ceiling, brushing his teeth (but having him drop his toothbrush is difficult), food time, wrestling and playing around, throwing balls.
In addition to finals and lots of travel, we also had a couple of rounds of stomach bugs at our house. Poor Jack hasn’t even had a first birthday party OR birthday cake yet! I’m sure we will catch up on celebrating in 2014…and I’ll try to post an adorable video of Jack dancing soon!
Happy New Year! Thanks for reading along over the past year with us.