The Polidors

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

18 months

Charlotte, you are 18 months old!
  • You weigh 22 pounds.
  • You wear size 3 diapers.
  • You wear 12-18 month old clothes still, but you are getting taller!
  • You wear size 4 or 5 in shoes.
  • You have about 50 words and are beginning to combine words. Your favorite things to say are "what's that" and "no mama"!
  • You are walking, running, and jumping!
  • You have 20 teeth.
  • You and I volunteer with meals on wheels every week. You love seeing your friends, knocking on the doors, and pushing the elevator buttons.
  • You like going to story time at the library every week.
  • You were a ladybug for Halloween this year. You enjoyed trunk-or-treat, but you were sick for halloween night.
  • Your favorite toy is your blue baby doll and you don't go anywhere without her. You also like your baby stroller, and your pretend house.
  • You are the funniest little girl. We love watching you discover new things! You are a constant joy in our lives.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

12 months!!!

Charlotte, you are 12 months old!!! (On April 23, 2011 at 12:13 am. Sorry for the delayed blog post, but you are a busy little girl!)

  • You weigh 20 pounds and 6 oz.
  • You wear size 3 diapers.
  • You are wearing size 12-18 month clothes.
  • You wear size 3 shoes.
  • You have 4 words: mama, dada, go, hi
  • You are cruising all over the place, but not walking yet.
  • You have 8 teeth.
  • You are no longer on the bottle (it was a little sad for both of us)
  • You are the friendliest baby - you wave and say "hi" to almost everybody we see.
To Charlotte: I had no idea what I was getting into with this parenting thing! This has been the best year of my life. I love watching you grow and learn every day. I love you all the way to the moon and back!

To Colin: We made it! 1 whole year. There's no one else I'd rather be on this adventure with than you!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

11 months

Charlotte, you are 11 months old (on 3/23/11)!!
  • We think you weigh over 20 pounds.
  • You wear size 3 diapers.
  • You have moved onto 12-18 month clothes.
  • You wear size 3 shoes.
  • You now say da-da, go, and hi.
  • You are pulling to stand and cruising.
  • You have 8 teeth, working on number 9.
  • You eat all table food, and take about half of your milk from a cup.
  • You are so much fun to play with all day!

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Baby Dedication

We had the Baby Dedication Celebration at our church this past week. Charlotte was so blessed to have her Mimi and Papa, Uncle Parker and Aunt Allison, and Jackson and Leslie there to celebrate with her!

10 months!

Charlotte, you are 10 months old! (2/23/2011)
  • You weigh 19 pounds.
  • You wear size 3 diapers.
  • You are wearing 6-12 month clothes, 12 month pajamas.
  • You have sick for several weeks with an ear infection, bronchiolitis, and roseola :(
  • You talk all day long and are making lots of new sounds, but still no mama.
  • You pulled to stand for the first time on your 10 month birthday!
  • You have 7 teeth and are working on number 8.
  • We love you so much!!

Sunday, January 30, 2011

9 months!

Charlotte, you are 9 months old! (1/23/11)

  • You weighed 18 3/4 pounds at your 9 month check-up (50th percentile).
  • You are now taking 3 six ounce bottles per day plus lots of table food and some baby food. You love blueberry yogurt, cereal bars, waffles. Much to my dismay you do not yet love avocado!
  • You still wear size 3 diapers.
  • You wear 6-12 month clothes and 9 month pjs, but these are getting a little snug!
  • You continue to talk all about da-da, but still no mama yet.
  • You started crawling on January 21st (2 days shy of 9 months). You sat alone for the first time on January 22nd.
  • You are trying very hard to pull to stand.
  • Your top two teeth have finally come in! It looks like yet again you look like your daddy!
  • You are the most precious little girl! We love you!

Saturday, January 15, 2011

8 months!

Charlotte, you are eight months old (12/23/10). Sorry, again, kiddo for being late!
  • You weigh around 18-20 pounds, I think!
  • Your last length measurement was 26 inches. Can't wait to see your new length.
  • You now take 4 six ounce bottles per day, plus baby food, and more table food. You really like yogurt, puffs, and cereal bars.
  • You wear size 3 diapers.
  • You wear 6-12 month clothes.
  • You are continuing to babble all day long. Da-da is still your favorite thing to say, but we have also heard "na-na" and "la-la". Still waiting on you to say mama.
  • You are really liking daycare and your friends there, but you still won't nap there.
  • You are SO close to crawling! Any day now!
  • Your favorite toys are your picnic basket, blocks from Aunt Amberly and Uncle David, and Sophie, of course.
  • You now take baths in the big bathtub. You are starting to really like it.
  • Your top two teeth are THIS close to coming in!
  • You loved your first Christmas and you were a trooper with all of the traveling. You even went sledding in Vermont this year.
  • We love the sweet little girl you are becoming!