Dear Babypants,

Happy Double Digits!  I am a little late with this since you hit the big 1-0 last week but I was really busy raising you and keeping you alive and all. We have been really busy with the whole making more teeth, growth spurts, milestones and no time for sleep thing going on.  I think double digits might have a surprise in store for us though. 

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We hit your 9 month appointment and got your official stats.  You’re like the Mike Tyson of babies.  Weighing in at 24 lbs and 6 ounces and measuring 30 inches, you sometimes rip my face off and bite my ear.  The pediatrician validated my concerns: you, my baby, are a handful.  A force to be reckoned with.  A tornado of ten month activity.

You are extremely active and are in to everything.  You are crawling, pulling up and standing but still need assistance.  You are not quite walking on your own yet but we’ve seen some toddling.  You survived a month of music class but it wasn’t really your bag of tricks.  A little too slow for someone that needs to be on the go.  If you’ve seen one maraca apparently you’ve seen them all.  Next stop, little gym.

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You have cut two more teeth and sprouted both your lateral incisors.  You now have a total of seven teeth in that little mouth of yours.  Better to bite people with I believe.  You are still a baby foodie but mostly enjoying fine dining on purees with the occasional finger food here and there.  Your lack of chewing sometimes makes finger food tricky.  I spend a great deal of time fishing things out of your mouth lately. 

You are totally digging the whole concept of stacking and nesting all of your toys.  You have a shape sorter that gets used to house a lot of your smaller toys right now.  Thoroughly entertaining for you.  You love pushing and pulling your toys as well and in a pinch will slide your highchair around if it’s the only thing in sight.  You also really love active play and anything that allows you to move.  You build forts with your dada downstairs and hide out in the mornings. 

Your temperament sometimes makes it difficult to get out of the door and go anywhere but when we do….well, it’s something else to see.  Your personality is starting to form and you are quite the little ham.  You could entertain me for hours with these crazy faces!!

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Happy double digits babypants!  Welcome to the wonderful world of 10 months. We love you to the moon and back.  Around the world.

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boss lady (one proud mama)

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8 Responses to “double digits, baby, double digits”

  1. He’s adorable! Wow he is tall too! Seems like he is going to be an early walker!

  2. Becky says:

    OMg, that face! Adorable :) Happy 10 months!

  3. Sarah says:

    What a cutie! I always enjoy reading newsletters to children, although I’ve never written one of my own. Here from SITSShareFest :)

  4. So cute!1 My “baby” just turned double digits too; only in years! Hard to believe I’ve got a 10 year old. Feels like I just started parenting!

    • superfreshbabypants says:

      It’s refreshing to hear that after 10 years deep, you still feel like a new parent! Best.Job.Ever.

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