I failed at uploading an 8 month update >.< The holidays where INSANE and I never found the time to sit down and write. This update is going to be a combo of 8 & 9 months.
Weight: 21.8 lbs
Length: 30 inches
Diaper size: 5
Clothing size: 12-18 months
Health: We have been pretty lucky so far. Camden had a little cold for a couple days but thats it.
Sleep: Our once nearly perfect sleeper is deep into the “8-10 month sleep regression” part of his life. (YAAYYYY! *Sarcasm*) We don’t stick to much of a nap schedule anymore, but we pay attention to when he shows signs of getting sleepy- so in his case, red eyebrows lol. Some days he will nap twice a day for 1 1/2 hours each, and others we are lucky if we get ONE 45 minute the whole day. As a parent, you learn that these naps are KEY to getting things done so this is not a great situation.
Although his naps have been 70% crap, he still sleeps through the night peacefully and wakes up around his usual time, 6:30-7:30.
Over the last 2 months, Camden has been introduced to a ton of different foods. He’s a huge fan of scrambled eggs, apples, bananas, pears, chicken, potatoes, squash and pasta. As you know we had wanted to practice baby led weaning but sometimes, well… most of the time, things rarely go according to plan with a baby. I ended up making him homemade purees to introduce him to the tastes of different foods. Then, we started giving him puffs and yogurt drops to learn how to use his pinchers to pick up pieces of food and put them in his mouth. He also learned how to manipulate pieces of food in his mouth and swallow. Now, Camden can feed himself and loves it! He prefers to do things himself!
Loves: I have a weird kid. He is OBSESSED with The Gilmore Girl’s theme song. He will literally stop what he is doing to listen to it. If he is mid-meltdown and hears it, he will stop crying instantly. Its too funny!
He enjoys being around people. He loves to show off his new skills and show how he can clap.
He loves eating which is not a surprise since he’s a Moy! He loves puzzles, his lightsabers, his play table, anything that squeaks, mommy and daddy’s phones (so we have to sanitize them every day), Emily and her fluffy tail, books, vintage cartoons, flowers, being outside, swings and playing!
The kid HATES tuna. Like so much he rubbed it all over his hair so he didn’t have to put it in his mouth. So gross.
He gets super upset when we aren’t in the same room. He will play and ignore us but as soon as we leave he loses it! I guess he just loves us soooo much! :p
This is really weird but he gets crazy if his legs are covered. Every morning I bring him into bed with me to snuggle and for him to have his first bottle- I plop him next to me with all the pillows and bundle him up under the covers with me. He gets so pissed and kicks off the covers EVEN if its cold! Its definitely a Moy thing because Phil can’t stand his legs being hot.
Over the last 2 months, he has hit so many milestones which makes me one proud mama! With all these milestones came a great deal of disrupted sleep and crankiness but it was so worth it! Camden now has 4 teeth! Sometimes I miss that gummy smile but I can’t tell you how much I love his new little chiclet smile!
He can now crawl like a pro, go from crawling to sitting upright, pull himself up (sometimes with his teeth which is weird), and walk around by hold on to the edges of furniture. I can’t believe how fast he became mobile and as exhausting as it is to chase after him constantly, I love that he can go from point A to point B all by himself. I can direct him to follow me which saves my back tremendously.
I don’t know if this is considered a milestone but he has become so independent! He can play for HOURS by himself. I can tell he already has a wild imagination!
Speech: Camden babbles non-stop! I think he legit thinks he’s having conversations with us. I babble back sometimes to amuse him. He can say da-da, ma-ma and ba-ba (for bottle). Once his vocabulary is more developed, I know he is going to be a little chatter box like his mama!
Baby Gear Love:
Happy Baby Organics Puffs - These have been great for learning how to pick up pieces of food, chew and swallow. Also, these are my secret weapon for getting Camden to sit happy in shopping carts and car rides.
Happy Baby Organics Yogis- Like the puffs these are great for learning how to pick up pieces of food, chew and swallow. These have more sugar so we do not give Camden as many.
Fisher Price Laugh and Learn Table- Camden loves this! Its super interactive and diverse. There is a learning option, singing option and even a learn Spanish option. It gets him dancing and learning the concept of pushing buttons to make sounds.
Enjoying the warm winter we have been having!
Swing Swin with Bunny!
One of our favrite things to do is go grocery shopping together. He usually behaves better than all the other shoppers which makes me laugh... every time!
Took Camden to the Boat Parade of Lights in Old Town. Out friend took this lovely photo of us. Daddy had to work but we missed him!
Mall Santa lol
Reading Cam The Night Before Christmas on Christmas Eve
Merry Christmas from the mountians!
Happy New Year from the Moys! This is the best photo we could get of all 4 of us!
Valentine's Day Romper from Sunshine Baby Clothing! Thank you!