04 November 2012

Eleven Months

I seriously have no idea how my baby girl is 11 months old today.

I SWEAR just yesterday I was big and pregnant and anxiously awaiting her to come into this world. 

Since taking her first steps she has walked a handful of times again. Last night she walked to me really fast and then fell into my arms. It was so sweet. 

Sleep wise she's still waking up a few times a night to eat. She's down to one nap a day and there's not a pattern to her sleep schedule.

She seems like she is learning and understanding so much around her. She does things everyday that impress the hell out of us. She seems like she understands a lot that we say and she is very observant. 

She is getting her third tooth on the top, left side! 

I still haven't begun planning her birthday party. I don't even know who to invite. 

Other than that, there's not a whole lot to talk about. (Unless I feel like going on and on about how emotional I am about the fact that she's going to be turning one in one freaking month, but I'll save that for another day.) 

Update as of 11/11/12:

She has gone from an unsure, crawling baby to a confident, walking toddler! Girly is all over the place walking and it started last night. We were at my brother in laws engagement party with all of Matt's family around and I placed her standing on the floor. She just started walking to me and we would all clap and cheer and she just thought that was the best. She would clap and laugh and then point at someone. We did this all night long and then again today. She's been doing great at it too. She always catches herself when she loses balance and then stands right back up and keeps at it. I am so, so, so, so proud! 

One thing I'm not too thrilled about is her sleep arrangements. I'm not too sure if it's due to the time change but she was doing just fine for awhile. Before daylight savings she really wasn't on too well of a schedule, she would go to bed whenever the hell she wanted but would usually sleep til eight o'clock in the morning, if not nine. For the first few nights of our new time schedule she did great. Surprisingly she didn't wake up any earlier than usual and even went to bed earlier. Then a few nights ago she woke up at four in the morning and decided she had enough sleep. She wanted to play. She finally fell back to sleep at seven, but it sucked so bad. The next day we kept her awake at bedtime a little longer than the night before and she woke up at six. That sucked too but was an improvement from the night before. The next night she didn't go to bed until eleven and woke up at eight. So much better than four or six. Tonight she went to bed at nine thirty, so it should be interesting to see how early she gets up in the am. 

13 Thoughts :

Holly November 5, 2012 at 1:50 AM  

SO cute! I love her little hat! :)

Melanie November 5, 2012 at 9:13 AM  

What a cute update! I love reading about your baby girl. She's so adorable!!

Ashley November 5, 2012 at 9:39 AM  

So beautiful. Time does fly.

Shannon November 5, 2012 at 10:16 AM  

She's so beautiful. Truly! Happy 11 months, Miss Natalie! :)

Megan November 5, 2012 at 11:57 AM  

Is it bad that I got teary eyed while reading this?? I know the emotions you are not talking about in this post. Kinsley turns ONE on SATURDAY! (We're not even having a party. Dinner with grandparents, cake and presents.) Ahh, anyway.

Back to the gorgeous Natalie. :) Happy 11 months!!! Try not to grow up too much during this next month, ok?? ;)

marie November 5, 2012 at 12:48 PM  

You're getting it huh? What everyone says about it going so fast. It really does!!! I am so happy for you and your husband to have Natalie in your life, she is an angel, a true blessing. For Emry's first bday we went to the San Francisco Zoo with family, good times.

Jessica November 5, 2012 at 1:56 PM  

Can't believe it either!! But what a cutie you have there. ;)

Ashley November 5, 2012 at 2:37 PM  

The first year flies by way too quickly!! She is for sure a cutie!

Jazz November 5, 2012 at 3:19 PM  

You always scare me when you do these posts. It's just weird how fast time goes. I remember when you were pregnant and even though I'd only been reading your blog for a few weeks (if that), I was SOO excited. Jeeeeez, it only feels like a few months ago. I feel so old.
But happy 11 months Natalie! Your mum and dad need to frame that second picture of you, it's sooooo adorable.

Mrs. Pancakes November 6, 2012 at 7:30 AM  

Awww she is so cute..happy birthday to her!

Unknown November 6, 2012 at 3:06 PM  

Please oh please invite me to the birthday party :)

Sean Marie November 6, 2012 at 4:30 PM  

I'm SOOOOO... glad you asked! I asked Matt last night if he thought you guys would wanna attend and he didn't think so, just because there are gonna be a bunch of little kids (not that you all don't like little kids, but you know). Anyway, I'm sending the E-vite now! :) :) :)

ana November 7, 2012 at 12:41 AM  

Agreed... people always say how fast time flies... so crazy how true it is!