Wednesday, November 2, 2011

17 Months, Already...

Samuel turned 17 months old on October 23rd!

In His 17th Month, Samuel:Weighed 23 lbs.
Was 30.5 inches tall.
Walked and ran (quite wobbly though).
Wore size 12 month clothes. STILL.
Could wear SOME 12-18 months.
Wore a size 5 1/2 extra wide in shoes.
In size 4 diapers.
Had really sensitive skin.
Disliked the sun in his eyes.
Was becoming quite independent.
Preferred his Mom over anybody.
Started in on his "toddler" age.
Liked to be left alone.
Loved to be going.
Always was pretending to sing.
Liked trees, being chased, and running.
Started to dislike the carseat.
Was a great car-rider.
Visited Louisville, KY, for a week-long revival.
Went to the Louisville Zoo.
LOVED the giraffes.
Pointed at everything.
Pretended to talk on the phone a lot.
Still would NOT make the sippy cup switch...
Super attached to bottles.

Favorite Things:
Food(s):  cupcakes, spaghetti
Toy(s): balls, books, phones, and Elmo
Show(s): Sesame Street
Movie(s): Elmo in Grouchland, VeggieTales
Snack(s): goldfish, raisins, chips
Song: I'm a Little Teapot; Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
New Words He was Saying: hello.  dink (drink).  Atlie (Natalie).  baby.  eat.  nana (banana).  apple.  go.  side (outside).  brudder (brother).  veggie (VeggieTales)
Thing to Do:  watch movies, ride in the red cozy coupe
People:   Mommy

Some Other 17th Month Highlights:

Eating a leftover cupcake
from Mommy's 10 year high school reunion.
Thanks, Bec, for the leftovers!

Trying the sippy cup out.
Super baby blues!

Being a little mischievious,
jumping on the couch during church.

Trying to hold brother's hand before bedtime
in Louisville.

Calling Mimi from Louisville,
telling her, "Hi, hello."

Becoming less fearful and enjoyed being
tossed up in the air by Daddy.

Reaching up for the sky!

Spinning around with Mommy
always got a laugh out of Samuel!

Brothers holding hands

Sitting on the Rhino statue at the Louisville Zoo

Enjoying his first look at the baby giraffe

His very favorite...
Elmo was at the zoo!

Walking the path to the polar bears...

The zoo wore Samuel out!

Making his ever-popular
"surprised" face!

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