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Linden Estelle is Eight Months Old

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Linden Estelle turned eight months old today. I can’t believe how fast time is flying. To ensure I remember all these special moments I will be taking a “birthday” picture every month for her first 24 months as well as charting her developments.

Summary of Linden’s development this past month:

  • Will drink from a sippy cup or glass when prompted
  • Has officially started to crawl although her crawl is modified
  • Will take a few steps holding onto furniture
  • Will clap her hands together when asked
  • She loves to respond to music with body motion
  • Will now cooperate when being dressed by pushing her arm into her sleeve
  • Has started to learn that people and things exist even when she can’t see them (object permanence)
  • Is still breastfeeding during the evenings and weekends
  • Has a total of four teeth

In the last month Linden has eaten the following organic solids: Broccoli, Peaches, Strawberries, Cauliflower, Sweet Potatoes, Apples, Peas, Butternut Squash, Avocado, Banana, Brown Rice Cereal. She is also a big fan Apple Happy Baby Organic Puffs.

The Outtakes:
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I love to clap my hands.
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I am a happy baby.
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Why would you want to crawl when you can learn to walk?

Don’t you just LOVE the Onesie Linden is wearing? I found them on Etsy. They are made by Watch Me Grow, a wonderful mom owned small business. Help support them by clicking here and liking them on Facebook!

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Linden Estelle is Seven Months Old

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Linden Estelle turned seven months old today. I can’t believe how fast time is flying. To ensure I remember all these special moments I will be taking a “birthday” picture every month for her first 24 months as well as charting her developments.

Summary of Linden’s development this past month:

  • Sings, jabbers and will combines syllables especially when she is watching her daddy play guitar
  • Will experience stranger anxiety, and lights up when she sees the faces of her mom, dad, and nanny
  • Will pinch things with thumb-finger pincer grasp
  • Will bang two items together while holding one item in each hand
  • Rolls over while on her front or back
  • Will lunge forward and backwards while in a crawling position
  • Will pull herself up from a sitting to a standing position
  • Is still breastfeeding during the evenings and weekends
  • Is a good eater (solids) but is starting to show less and less interest in drinking from a bottle
  • Continues to only have two teeth

In the last month Linden has eaten the following organic solids: Apples, Peas, Butternut Squash, Avocado, Banana, Brown Rice Cereal and select items from Ella’s Kitchen.

The Outtakes:
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I am a happy baby and I love to smile.
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I am super strong.
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And very flexible.
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My sister loves me,
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but I really wish she would stop trying to pick me up.

Don’t you just LOVE the Onesie Linden is wearing? I found them on Etsy. They are made by Watch Me Grow, a wonderful mom owned small business. Help support them by clicking here and liking them on Facebook!

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Linden Estelle is Six Months Old

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Linden Estelle turned six months old today. I can’t believe how fast time is flying. To ensure I remember all these special moments I will be taking a “birthday” picture every month for her first 24 months as well as charting her developments.

Summary of Linden’s development this past month:

  • Will sit up unattended
  • Has started to eat solids
  • Is able to recognize her name and understands that you are speaking to her
  • Will initiate attention from others
  • Is very interested in jewelry – diamonds in particular
  • Has recently cut her first TWO teeth

The Outtakes:
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I know, I’m adorable right?
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This is me looking serious. I am practicing for when I am a Fortune 500 CEO.
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Yep, I know I am funny.
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And at the moment I am easily distracted.
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Did I mention I was teething? Thank goodness for Camilia.

Don’t you just LOVE the Onesie Linden is wearing? I found them on Etsy. They are made by Watch Me Grow, a wonderful mom owned small business. Help support them by clicking here and liking them on Facebook!

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