Friday, June 11, 2010

On the 4th day of Ryder....

my true love gave to me....window eating, fun play time and surprise visitors!

9 month check up.
19 pounds, 4 ounces     13th percentile
29 3/4 inches    74th percentile
47 cm   81st percentile.

So, as you can see he is STILL long, skinny with a big head. :)

The 9th month wasn't really an eventful month for milestones. But it was a big month for playing. He found his tounge and loved to kiss the sliding glass door.

I know I know that picture sucks, but it's from my cell phone, so gimmie some credit. He would constantly walk over to the window and just start making out with it. Cutest thing ever!! Daddy finally got to play with his little man on a daily basis as Ryder was becoming more coordinated and independent. He would just sit on the floor and play with his toys all by himself. Very cute, and very nice for mommy!
Since he started standing, he destroyed his mobile. So, he just started playing with his Mickeys and Plutos. Daddy loves putting things on Ryders head, just to see them fall down, and the expression on his face.
Also, since he found out that he could stand up, he did it on everything. Including his lazy boy. This is after a fall off the top of the chair.
He fell over, the chair fell on top of him, and he just stayed there. For, no kidding, 10 minutes. He just layed tehre with the chair on top of him. Yes, that looks like he's on the bed, but he's not. That's the living room floor; with his hand eye coordination getting better he was picking up everything out of the carpet and putting it in his mouth, so we now live in a sea of blankets!
We brought this lion home from California, one of our friends was nice enough to give it to us. Ryder fell in love with it, the roar and the song it would do got quite annoying after Ryder found out that if he pressed the nose, it made noise.
That head to the side thing was one of his new favorite things to do. He's saying, "What?" Very confused little man sitting on that lion, not knowing what to do. We tried to teach him how to use it, but to this day, he still doesn't get it.
He learned new things how to climb
Silly little boy. A few minutes after this photo was taken, he fell, and cried. Poor baby. He always found new ways to play with his toys. Example:
He would crawl under there to get torture the kitty, and then just relax in there for a while, then couldn't get out. Very funny!! He loved to relax, just chill in his lazy boy, take a nice relaxing walk in the stroller...
He was figuring out that the car seat/stoller meant he was going out! He loved it. If the car seat was in the living room, he would crawl over to it and examine it, then look at me and give me that look, "where are we going? can we go now?"

We also had some surprise visitors. My two best friends from high school! They were on thier way to Texas...reason I'm not sure of. But they broke down about an hour away. So, instead of spending money on a hotel, they came over and stayed the night with us. It was a great time, catching up on old times and just seeing them.

It was such a short visit, so it was very sad to see them go. Ryder loved them as well. I was extremely happy to have been able to see them after so many years!
And now, I leave you with my favorite photo.

On the 13th day of Ryder my true love gave to me......ultrasounds, dozens of doctors appointments, a scary birth experience and a baby shower!!
On the 12th day of Ryder my true love gave to me......Ryder!
On the 11th day of Ryder my true love gave to me…funny faces and...nothing else. :) 
On the 10th day of Ryder my true love gave to me.... colic and poop problems.
On the 9th day of Ryder my true love gave to me....strong arms, a visit from Grandma and Grandpa K and a broken foot. 
On the 8th day of Ryder my true love gave to me....2 teeth, Halloween and first foods!!
On the 7th day of Ryder my true love gave to me....sweet potatoes, Thanksgiving and daddy time. 
On the 6th day of Ryder my true love gave to me....Christmas, a road trip and meeting a lot of family
On the 5th day of Ryder my true love gave to me....sitting up, 2 more teeth , zombie crawls, real crawls, standing up and super cuteness!!!
On the 4th day of Ryder my true love gave to me.....window eating, fun play time and surprise visitors!

1 comment:

  1. your little boy is way too cute...:-) Have a great weekend!!


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