Guyon – 14 months

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How Big Are You?
26lbs but not sure on the height

What’s Your Temperament?
Those darn teeth really have you fussy sometimes. The afternoons can be rough if you haven’t napped and your teeth hurt. You are still in general a very happy kiddo though.

What Are You Eating?
You still eat pretty much everything we give you. You love meat and potatoes. You started feeding yourself with a spoon a little this month. You still drink only from a straw cup and you don’t drink a cup before going to bed now.

What Are you Sporting?
18-24 month everything! 24 months especially in pjs (which means mommy needs to buy you more for summertime!)
You wear number 4 diapers at daycare and at night time. You are still rocking your cloth diapers at home at night and on the weekends.

How Are You Sleeping?
All night, every night.
You know that when we put you in your bed, it is time for bed and you put yourself to sleep.

Guyon Likes + Dislikes:
Likes
– Walking all over the place
– Trying to open doors
– FOOD
– Turning off lights
– Phones
– Shooting basketball
– Your toolbox, stacking cups and books
– Your chair.

Dislikes
– Teething (MOLARS AND CANINES! AH!)

Fun Moments, Favorite Notes, Guyon Quirks + Milestones:
– Celebrating Easter at the Cabin – April 15th
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– Having Family photos taken – April 15th
-Easter – April 16th
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– Visited Indiana for spring break – April 16th – 21st
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– Had dinner with your godparents in Indiana
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– Ate Uncle Sam’s smoothies
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– Played with lots of family
– Threw balls in Grandma and Grandpa’s house!
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– Cheesin’ it up with Grandpa
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– Daddy let you start playing with a train controller
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– You got a basketball goal for a belated birthday gift and you love to shoot baskets.
– Beans all over the floor – April 30th
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– Went to the library for the 1st time.
– Celebrated Kentucky Derby week
– Celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week and spoiled your teachers.
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– You finished your 1st 5K. You rode in the back pack on mommy. It took us 46 minutes to finish.
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– You fed yourself with a spoon for the first time – May 8th
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– You spend more time in the big kid room at daycare, which also means you get to go outside more.
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– You love spending time in the train room, especially if it means you get to play with your controller.
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Where I am with you…

Guyon – 13 months

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How Big Are You?

What’s Your Temperament?
This month has been hard on you. You are cutting some teeth and they have made you fussy, snotty and whiny, especially in the afternoon. You seemed to come out of it towards last week though.

What Are You Eating?
Everything! Sometimes I wonder if you have a hollow leg! At dinner, it seems like we can never give you enough food. You also have figured out that if you don’t like something you do 1 of 2 things. You either spit the food back out gently or you throw it on the floor.

You now only drink out of your straw cups and you don’t seem to be dribbling as much out of your mouth as you used to around your birthday.

What Are you Sporting?
Still rocking your 12 month pants but only because mom doesn’t want to buy you all new pants. Everything else is either 18 months or 18-24 months.
You wear number 4 diapers at daycare and at night time. You are still rocking your cloth diapers at home at night and on the weekends.

How Are You Sleeping?
When daddy is gone, you are sleeping through the night like a champ. Sometimes you wake up but not very often. You also fall asleep on your own in your bed like a pro. The only night we had problems with you was when we put you to bed early for throwing your dinner all over the floor. You didn’t like that at all and it took you 2 hours to cry it out that night.

Guyon Likes + Dislikes:
Likes
– Crawling really fast
– Trying to open doors
– FOOD

Dislikes
– Teething (MOLARS! AH!)
– Being put to bed early for throwing food.

Fun Moments, Favorite Notes, Guyon Quirks + Milestones:
– Now you drink from a straw cup
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– More weeks without daddy!
– Cheered on Purdue in the Tournament
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– St. Patrick’s Day and jumping in bed at daycare – March 17th
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– Winter Cruise with the Yacht Club to Winterthur – March 25th
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– Pooped in the bath for the first time – March 25th
– Played at the park (1st time) – March 27th
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– Protested wearing pants at daycare
– We all wore blue stripes.
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– Fussy weekend full of teething!
– What I want to be when I grow up – April 4th
– First steps at daycare – April 5th
– Kite Festival – April 8th
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– Cut bottom molars – April 9th
– Walked enough for mom to get video – April 11th
– Said “Mama” – April 11th (FINALLY!!!!)
– Medicine for breathing problems – April 12th
– 1st time in the Infant C room at daycare – April 12th
– Climbed the stairs for the first time – April 13th
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Where I am with you…

1st visit to the Park

The weather is finally starting to warm up enough that we don’t have to bundle up everywhere we go so we went to our favorite park for a visit at the end of March to play. This was the first time Guyon had actually played at the park. The only bummer was that they don’t have good swings at this particular park. (Don’t worry though, we have tons of other parks close by that we need to try out and see if they have swings!)

Guyon really enjoyed playing and going down the slide!

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Winterthur

Every year the Yacht Club that we belong to does something fun during the winter time to socialize with the club members. This year, since I am part of the leadership of the club now, i was in charge of planning the outing. We decided to visit Winterthur and go to dinner at the Brandywine Brewing Company in Wilmington.

It was a really interesting tour and there was a lot to see. I actually would love to go back at some point and see more of the house because it was so impressive!

This was just a few of the photos I took. Everyone that went had a great time and our little was a great tourist for the day.

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Quick Trip

Right before we celebrated he big birthday, we squeezed in a quick trip to the midwest. It was an experience and of course someone decided to make it more fun by getting sick. We think he was just run down and tired but he rebounded nicely for the family to arrive for his birthday.
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