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Oh you are something!!!! We are starting to lose you around the house! You crawl under tables, behind couches and soon, I just know you’re going to discover the stairs! You will walk laps around the ottomans and you LOVE to pull up on everything. I’ve caught you multiple times trying to splash in the toilet and it’s just hilarious… your brother or sister NEVER attempted that!

They definitely didn’t even think about that at 8 months old! You are becoming our best eater! You will crush avocado, eggs, toast, fruit etc in the mornings. You love chicken strips of ANY kind! You don’t seem to like rice but you LOVE pasta! You are still challenging to nurse but you’re doing better with distractions than you were at seven months. I can’t feed you ANYWHERE near people or activity! It’s a wrestling match to change your diaper and you have a raspy voice just like your sister! Your daddy and I will sometimes just look at you and say “little angel baby” because while you do keep us on our toes, you are EASY. You are so content, so happy, so easily entertained. What a gift!!!

This month of your life was FULL!!!:

  • We hosted an 90 person cookout at the house
  • We had baptism for two sweet kids in our church in the backyard!
  • You traveled to Utah! You road in a UTV!
  • We visited a sunflower festival and it was probably our worst family outing to-date! So. many. meltdowns! Not by Rhett… by the other two!
  • We hosted family and friends at the lake!
  • The big kids tried to learn how to water ski with friends!

You fit in so well with this fast paced family!! What a sweet little nugget you are! Happy 8 months buddy!!! (Ps. This is being posted when you turned 9 months… just a sign of the times! Life is FULL!!!!)

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— Katelyn

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