Sunday, October 14, 2012

month eight

Party tricks:

-crawling faster than we can catch her
-pulling herself up on everyone and everything
-walking between pieces of furniture
-sticking her fingers up mama's nose
-pulling everyone's hair
-shrieking with laughter
-laugh-coughing (we call it 'quacking')
-feeding herself crackers, Cheerios, puffs, and pieces of fruit
-acting like a ham to every stranger we meet
-making our play date friends cry
-picking the child-proof locks
-trying to break out of her car seat
-demolishing her crib bumpers
-throwing raging temper tantrums when we take away something she wants
-climbing up the stairs
-sucking on the base moulding
-launching her pacifier across the room
-sleeping through the night
-screaming while taking a bath, just to hear her own echo
-taking advantage of her uncles
-screaming for licks of ice cream
-stealing food from our plates
-banging on mama's pots and pans
-getting into everything she shouldn't
-playing peek-a-boo
-waking up daddy by climbing on him and pulling his hair
-babbling with her fist
-stealing her daddy's heart
-holding mama's hair while she is being rocked to sleep

See months seven, six, five, four, three, two, and one.


  1. Wow, your baby is old. When did she get older than Elsie? Wait, wait nooooooooooo!!!!

  2. I think Lilly missed the memo to hold up 8 fingers instead of 5. ;)