Thursday, February 20, 2014

11 months!

Yesterday Leon turned eleven months old.  This year is going by so fast.  Leon has really started to play more this past month.  He will put his hands up in the air and wait until we copy him and then instantly bust up laughing before doing it again.  He could go on with that game for probably an hour.  I just know he is thinking "Mom and Dad are so weird I can get them to do anything."
It seems like his stranger anxiety has gone down some over the past month.  He now doesn't like/want to go to other people, but he does stop crying shortly after I leave.  He also is fine playing around on the floor when other people are around as long as they don't pick him up.  I hope that this continues and he will be back to going to everyone  in no time.
Leon has 7 teeth; four on top and three on the bottom.  And in case you didn't notice, he got another hair cut.  Every time I cut his hair I feel sad about it and think I cut it too short.  But when I look back at pictures of him with long hair I think why did I let his hair look so long and scraggly?  It's a cycle I don't remember going through with any of my other kids.
This photo shoot went much better than the last one.  I sat him on a stool and he was pretty much stuck there.  I only had a hard time getting him to show me that he can stand up (while holding on) which he does all the time.  He even pulls himself up on my legs while I'm standing so I have no choice but to push him down (sad) or pick him up.  I can't walk away or he will fall.  He is smart like that.  I never push him down by the way.

Look at the drool.  He still constantly puts everything in his mouth.  On the upside his biting has gone way way down.  He barely ever bites anymore.
I had to bribe him with a car (hopefully I'm not saying that again in 16 years).
Leon loves his walker and can do it by himself.  He can't turn though so I have to run over and turn him around after he walks the length of our living room.  Check out the vid:
Now I need to start planing his birthday party.


Gayle Daly said...

He is darling!

Mary-Anne said...

Great pictures!! He's adorable. I can't believe our babies are almost one! This year has gone by way too fast.

Sofia Donatelli said...

How adorable. This video is so cute.

Hope you have a wonderful day.