Sunday, December 6, 2009

Ella is 11 Months Old!

Wow! Ella turned 11 months old today! My goodness time has flown by. I can not believe in just one more month my girl will be a whole year old. Wow! In typical fashion we welcomed 11 months old in by doing a photo shoot, of course!!

So lets see what you are up to Ella. Well, you still weigh just about the same weight as you did last month, just under 25 pounds. I haven't measure you yet, but you do seem to have grown taller because your pants aren't s long. You are still wearing 18 or 24 month clothes.

You eat stage 3 baby food, puffs, yogurt, grated cheese, and on Thanksgiving you ate some shredded turkey. Your favorite veggies are squash and sweet potatoes and you will eat any fruit but you love bananas. You no longer take a bottle at all, which was never really your thing since you are still nursing, so the only time you ever got a bottle was when we started to introduce juice a couple of months ago. You are now drinking out of a sippy cup! You now also only nurse 4 times a day. Only a few more months a we will be done with that too. You are sooo happy! You love to laugh and smile. You are also very inquisitive and like to be able to figure out things by yourself. You love opening all the cabinet drawers and doors in the house and pulling everything out of them. You are a complete mommas girl. I can never be too far away or you get awfully upset. I have to admit I like that because it lets me know you love me too!

You say mama, dada, bye bye and try to imitate the sounds your Dad and I make. You do clap when I ask you to and you still seem like you are days away from walking. I know I said that last month, but it just seems like you will be doing it any day now. I even bought you some squeaky shoes which seem to have increased your bouncing while standing! You 'dance' when you hear music or a beat. Let's hope you have your mommas rhythm and not your dad's!

In preparation for Christmas you have been playing with this empty box untying the ribbon and opening the lid. I think you are going to do a great job tearing in to your presents! Now if only I could teach you to sit more lady like! You are just so much fun and so full of love and spunk! You entertain your Dad and me constantly. We love you so much!!


The Veals said...

Aww she's too cute in these photos! And getting so big!

Lindsey said...

What a cutie! The last picture cracks me up!