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Paul Thomas: Things to Remember, Month Eight

Little Paul is 8 months + 11 days old.. So almost 8.5 months I guess!  I've been slacking off on our monthly photo shoots.  I want to keep doing them but it seems like every time I have a day off it's raining and there isn't enough light in our house to get any good photos...  Soon though I hope!

A few things to remember about Little Paul at 8+ months:

1.  The teeth!  In a VERY short span of time he's gone from no teeth to 3 on the bottom and 4 up top.  And he is so good about it too- no fussing at all... Plus he opens his mouth right up for the toothbrush!

6-19-2009 8-16-09 PM18 copy by you.

2.  He's getting much better with finger foods.  A lot of food still ends up all over his face but he's figured out that when he puts something in his mouth he then needs to let go of it if he actually wants to eat it... So that's good!

LP LOVES the Pool! by you.
Hanging in his buddy's wading pool...

3.  Steamrolling. This started over the past few days.  If we sit him down on his blanket with his toys just out of reach he'll try to get them and almost always ends up tipping over onto his stomach.  Now instead of just rolling over onto his back and waiting for one of us to pick him up he'll roll over and over until he gets to the toy.  I'm thinking this is a precursor to some sort of crawling?  Perhaps commando crawling?

Chilling Out by you.
Chillaxing...


4.  Little Mr. Ticklish!  LP is soooo ticklish!  On his feet, his back, his tummy...  Hysterical.

5.  Everything is funny.  If he flings himself out of your arms onto the couch- ha ha ha!  Cracks him up every time!   If he scratches you in the eyeball and you yell- oh tee hee hee!  If one of the dogs walks by- hoo hoo hoo!!!  If you pretend you're going to drop him- ooo bust a gut!!

The Boys by you.
With the guys...

6.  He's so easy going.  I really hope this lasts.  The only times he cries anymore are when he wakes up from his nap and when he's getting tired at night.  But even then it's only until someone picks him up and then he settles right down.

7.  LP loves water.  Whether it's a fun pool with sprinklers, the bathtub or our little baby pool he's so happy to just hang out in the water and paddle around.  I can't wait until we start baby swim class at the Y this fall!

So there's the 8 month (a bit late) update!

And I promise to get some more good photos sometime soon!

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