Monday, October 15, 2012

Avery - 7 Months

Miss Personality turned 7 months yesterday. She is a busy bee! She wants to play with everything, touch everything and drool on everything! She is so curious with the world around her and is so proud of herself when she learns something new. Yesterday Avery really mastered her wave. All morning we practiced 'bye-bye Dada' and waved - for the rest of the day she would say 'dada' and wave. She waved to EVERYONE at the baby shower we attended yesterday. It was adorable, if I do say so myself.

New things this past month: 

  • Scooting - Avery gets on her hands and knees and will scoot backwards or do a weird hop forwards. Or she will stay in the crawling position and bounce. She hasn't quite mastered the coordination of crawling...yet. Truthfully, I am not quite ready for that because I know what comes next - baby-proofing the house. That also means keeping the wood floors clean so Avery doesn't try and eat dust bunnies and crumbs off the floor....

  • Different fruits/veggies - She has been introduced to mango, pears, green beans, carrots, potato, acorn squash, oatmeal and apple juice. She isn't a huge fan of the veggies but if I mix in cereal she will gobble it up.

  • Fascination with non-toys - seems as though you can put every toy in front of her and the only ones she really wants are the things she shouldn't have: remote controls, phones, iPad, keys...

  • Sleeping positions - Avery likes practicing crawling so much she usually winds up in the crawling position in her sleep! It scared me at first but she doesn't seem to mind waking up with her buns in the air! Speaking of sleeping, when Avery wakes up or doesn't want to be in her crib, she has figured out how to peek through her bumper. It is so funny!

The bumper is permanently pulled down in this spot from Avery peeking.

Oh Avery, you never cease to amaze us with your discoveries. Mommy and daddy think you are so smart and couldn't be more proud of you. You are so sweet and no one can believe how good and easy you are. Everybody comments on how pretty your big, brown eyes are. Daddy loves making you laugh and mommy loves our cuddles before you go to bed at night. You are God's greatest gift to us. Happy 7 Months!

LOVES books. Finally, something of me that I see in her! :)

I love my animals.

Lowering the crib in case Avery tries to escape one night...


  1. So, so fortunate to have her in our lives. She is so special to all of us. Happy 7th, Avery.

    P Pa (or whatever my name is)

  2. She is one loved little girl - that's for sure!