Archive for the 'Charlotte' Category

15 Month Checkup, and Haircut

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

From Charlotte’s 15-month checkup: 31.5″ tall (75th percentile) 21 lb 7.5oz (24th percentile) 50.3cm head (99.94th percentile) Other fun stuff she’s been up to: She can say her own name (kind of), as in “Whose doggy is that?” “Zha laaa!” She knows many of her body parts (head, shoulders, knees, toes, eyes, ears, mouth, nose, […]

Signs, signs, everywhere signs

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Charlotte’s getting lots of (spoken) words, and at the same time her sign vocabulary is growing by leaps and bounds. Some of the latest: eat (points at mouth) music (touching right elbow with left hand), including requesting “more music” (two signs in a row) some specific songs: “Toes”/points at toes (Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes) […]

Words and more words

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Charlotte, after dropping a baby doll on the floor at school: “Uh-oh, baby!” Henrietta, meanwhile, now understands exaggeration. As in, “It’s so windy, our house might fall down!” “No, Etta, our house won’t fall down.” “I know, I was exaggerating!” Also, where did she learn this?

She’s on the move!

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

On the 16th (Happy Birthday, Grandma Marg!), Charlotte decided she was ready to start walking, and she hasn’t stopped moving since! Turns out she’s been teaching herself other things at school, too: And Etta’s picked up a new song:

1 year old

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

From the one year checkup: 30″ tall (75th percentile) 19 lbs 14 oz (27th percentile) 49.5 cm head circumference (99.94th percentile) Charlotte’s words include: Etta Dada Basil (Dazl) ball dog bear that (pointing) this (pointing) shaking her head “no” Plus baby signs for: more eat all done milk Henrietta reports that Charlotte can: climb up […]

Holy Molars!

Friday, December 17th, 2010

Dear Charlotte, I’m sorry for my impatience with your crankiness and lousy sleep this past week. Had you been able to explain that you’ve been growing two giant molars, we could have hooked you up with some nice baby Tylenol and made things ever so much better! Love, Mommy

11 months old

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

At 11 months old, Charlotte is: standing, standing, standing cruising around holding onto furniture using a sippy cup eating all kinds of things, including black beans and pickles (!) seeming to call Etta, Basil, and Daddy by name. And a great quote from Henrietta this morning, one of the first really cold mornings we’ve had, […]

Ten months old

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

At ten months old, Charlotte: pulls herself up to stand crawls (remarkably quickly) has a couple of distinct, repeatable words, namely: Uh-oh (just after, or sometimes before, dropping/throwing something on the ground) Daat (sp?) = Basil eats all kinds of things, most recently: peas cheese cottage cheese graham crackers bread/toast claps her hands instigates peek-a-boo […]

9 month checkup

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Charlotte’s 9 month stats: 28 1/4″ tall (69th percentile) 18 lb 8 oz (39th percentile) 48cm head circumference (99.8th percentile)

9 months old

Monday, October 11th, 2010

At 9 months, Charlotte: scoots everywhere (not full-on crawling, but surprisingly speedy!) has 4 bottom teeth, one top one just through, and the next top one on the way just started pulling herself up to stand loves listening to books (and turning pages) immediately starts paying attention to music (and dancing and clapping) might or […]