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Potty-time and Mr. Extra-Large!

I thought time started to fly when I had Victor.  Now that I have 2 kids, time doesn't just fly - it goes at a super-sonic pace!  Rickey is 7 months old and just seconds away from having the ability to crawl.  Victor is 28 months and is now wearing big-boy underpants (almost all of the time...I'm still not brave enough to leave them on him overnight).  It has all gone by in a blink!

Since I usually start talking about Victor, I'll mix it up and start with Rickey.  He has outgrown so many of the little baby-ish things so quickly.  He isn't a big fan of bottles - he much prefers the sippy cup (already!).  He likes vegetables moreso than fruit.  He would rather sleep on his belly stretched out just like his daddy does than cradled.  He'd rather sit on the floor than in any carrier or baby-seat.   He has long been out of the infant car-seat and is now in a rear-facing convertible seat (he got to be too heavy so quickly).   He still has his little baby face and loves nursing, so I still get my cuddles!

Rickey rolls everywhere - he's moving around the house like a little whirling dervish.  He likes to follow wherever the action - namely, wherever Victor is.  Victor loves to wrestle with him, and while I worry they're being too rough with each other, Rickey laughs hysterically as Victor flops over him.  Ah...boys.

Victor's vocabulary is huge - he's even telling stories and answering the phone!  I had a wonderful conversation with him the other night on my way home.  I heard all about The Wiggles, a purple crayon, play-doh and how Rickey eats.  He's definitely asserting himself more and more every day, which can at times be a disciplinary challenge, but is so wonderful to see.  He is such a confident young man!  

All in all, we have had a wonderfully busy year and are looking forward to spending the holidays together!  We hope the season is joyful for you and yours, too!

 

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