Drewbie Drewbie Drew. I am so sorry that we keep coming up with ways to lengthen your name. I am already starting to worry about how we can fit your entire name on the back of your high school letter jacket. Because you’ll let me do that, right?
You are the happiest kid. I used to think people were lying when they’d say their kids would wake up happy every day. But now I know your older brother is just unique. (A pint sized version of your mother, I might add…). You are grinning ear to ear each time I get you from your crib in the morning or from a nap. You wake up in the 7:00 hour and sometimes go back to sleep or just happily play with your Scout bear. We usually get you around 8 and sometimes I wonder how long you’d actually stay in there before you start crying! For the past month or so you’ve been very predictable with sleep with makes life so much easier (here I go jinxing myself). You typically sleep from 10am-12pm and 2-3:30pm during the day and about 7pm – 8am at night. And did I mention you’re always happy about it?
Cue Hallelujah chorus.
Drew, this month…
-you are into everything. We never really had to childproof for Jake. He never bothered electrical outlets, trinkets, cords, etc. YOU, mister Drew, bother them! This has thrown us for a loop because we’re constantly having to keep an eye on you. You put everything in your mouth (seriously, everything) and are everywhere. If you’re in a good mood you will just crawl off on your own and I’ll find you playing by yourself in the playroom or wondering around the kitchen. This is a completely foreign concept to me!
I realized the other day that you really are a quiet kid. To be fair, someone else doesn’t give you much of a chance to say anything! You are most vocal in your high chair and right before bath time. Your favorite sounds are “babababababababababababa” and “yayayayayayayaya”. The beginnings of very insightful thoughts, I’m sure.
I am so sad we’re getting closer to a year! It’s been a fun month and I love this age so much more than the newborn stage (sorry, but true). We are so proud of your accomplishments and are lucky to call you our Drew! We love you!