Sunday, October 25, 2015

18 months

This month flew by. And I officially have a 1 1/2 year old.  Sheesh!

Caleb has been growing like a weed, he has gotten taller and leaner.  His calf muscles are amazing! He is learning new things everyday like counting to 3, singing "Stuck Like Glue", waving bye, saying "hi" to people as we go on walks.  He is starting to try to open doors and he loves to shut doors.  He is interested in putting things together and taking them apart.  He loves taking out folded laundry and placing it in the hamper.  He doesn't enjoy baths as much as he used to but he loves pouring the cup over himself (head excluded).  He has no fears of heights and likes to climb everything. He recently made friends with the neighbor boys (ages 2 & 5)  and we even had a play date in their back yard.  He loves grandpa!  He says "no" more than I can count each day.  He is strong-willed but super loving; he even pats my back when he gets tired. Daddy had one week off and after two nights of seeing daddy give mommy smooches, he came over and just planted a big slobbery smooch on me.  He also learned to "blow kisses" but it looks more like he is kissing his palm. He still prefers milk in bottles but we are going to start getting away from that.  He actually is quite good at drinking from straws- perhaps better than just a sippy cup.  He also recently started liking the show- Bubble Guppies.  He still loves all things Paw Patrol. He hates diaper changes and getting dressed; he'd run naked if I let him.  He is a happy, easy-going baby most of the time.  He likes to wrestle and if I'm sitting on the ground, he'll come to me to knock me over. He loves babies and dogs. He makes me and daddy smile every single day!

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Studying a cricket

driving at the park

smiling at mommy's silly face

first slobbery kiss

playing with toads

typing like mom/dad



he loved driving at CVS with grandma

reading before bed in his new pjs

"reading" (flipping through) books with daddy

Vet Med Open House

loving the dog

train table at the library

out to dinner at Old Chicago

tailgating with UPS for ILL-INI

Mr. Independent at Grandpa's 90th

riding with his big cousin

Height: 32.5 inches
Weight: 26 lbs
Clothes: 24 months shirts; 18 month pants; shoes 5 diapers 4
Teeth: 8 on top, 6 on bottom
New Words: again, 1,2, feeeee, hooray
Phrases: uh-oh, uh-oh (singing stuck like glue); here momma