I’m so sorry I have seriously lagged on Laylas’s update posts lately. I think the last one I did was a few weeks late and may have skipped a month or two! I often saw other bloggers skipping the monthly updates as their babies got a bit older and now I know why. There comes a point where you are going non stop and these little ones are into EVERYTHING. We have definitely hit that stage! Lots of big milestones have happened since our last check in so i’ll get started with those..
Sleeping Through the Night: NOT HAPPENING! She still goes down at 7pm and usually wakes up at 7am. During the night she will wake up around 11:30pm and again around 3:30am. She takes a morning nap for about and hour and a second nap from 1:30pm-3:30pm. Lets just say she is a HOT mess if girlfriend doesnt get those naps!
Clothes: Layla’s wearing 6-9 month clothes and some 3-6 just depends on the brand! We just upped the diaper size to a size 3 and now she’s wearing night time diapers. She weighs 16 pounds and is 27 inches tall!
Crawling: at 7 months and very shortly after started standing up. Now she is like a little money hanging on every ledge, table, chair and wall she get her little hands on! I feel like walking is a few weeks away. While she babbles up a storm she’s still not talking yet! I can’t wait for her first words! She also loves to bang on anything that makes a noise thats fun 😉
More Teeth: Now this week her top 2 teeth are coming in and they make the first two teeth look like they were easy. She has gotten up every hour crying and nothing seems to help her. I feel horrible so hopefully they come in soon!
Food: She will eat ANYTHING! Now that she is 8 months old I am still giving her 3 meals a day, plus snacks and bottles! Breakfast she has a fruit pouch, puffs, and yogurt drops. Lunch is a fruit pouch that is usually left over from lunch and more puffs. Dinner is a meat pouch, and normally I give her what I eat. This past week she has not been wanting anything but what I am eating, she will throw a huge fit if she doesn’t get to eat the same thing as me, coming up with things that she and I can both eat is my next challenge. Tonight was her first night eating spaghetti and she went nuts over it, like mama like daughter! The pouch brand I buy are still the Plum and Earths Best they have the lowest sugar content.
I just can’t get enough of this sweet little face!! She is really a happy smiley baby but I can tell already this little lady has some sass! My favorite time with her is when she wakes up from her name she gets this burst of energy and is crazzzzy! She goes nuts climbing all over us, the couch, dogs, anything she can and testing out her vocal skills 😉 Im just loving every minute of this stage!!
Away we go! Sister wants and be on the go, watch out world! Funny story I picked Layla up from Mothers Day Out and I always ask the teachers..”Was Layla good or bad??” normally every response is “Oh she’s so good and sweet, had a great day!” well on Thursday I got her and asked her teacher the same questions and I got this response..”WELLLLL….today she chased the other babies around with her mouth open biting them on the butt!” lol I was not shocked because that sounds like my daughter lol as long as it doesn’t get her kicked out I thought it was cute!