Monday, April 29, 2013

Thirteen Months

So I decided to keep these updates going past the 1 year mark.  I mean, why not?  It's not like Mason and I have much else going on ... I kid I kid.

Call me crazy but I consider these monthly posts to be a good update for family and friends who want to see how my little monster is doing.

Where to begin ... well the past month has been quite the transformation from "baby" status to "toddler" status.  We stopped breast feeding entirely and Mason spent his first 24 hours without mom.  I think I was more torn up about the separation than Mason was.
He's walking more and more ... but I can't say he's a walker yet.  And while we're on the subject ... if one more person tries to tell me that "it's ok that he's not walking yet" I'll punch them in the face.  Seriously.  I don't need someone to tell me condescendingly their opinion on my son's walking status.  I KNOW it's ok that he's not officially walking yet dummy.  So leave me alone and try to parent your own child.  Clearly there's a story behind this and the blog is not the place to get into it.
We graduated from the stitched or pinned on ties and went with a big boy clip on tie.  That's right folks, for the next year he'll be wearing this smashing blue tie with green sailboats.  Only the best for my son.
His personality shines through more and more each day.  Lucky for me his personality is full of goofiness and laughter.  I love that I see a little bit of me in him everyday. 
Honey and Mason are still best friends ... they have quite the understanding during meals.  Mason throws food on the floor and Honey cleans it up.  Unfortunately for Honey, Mason has been throwing less food on the floor and eating almost all of it.  
 See?  He's a walker ... but not in the zombie sense, don't worry.
 I could stare into those eyes all day ...
Since entering toddlerhood the kid has definitely gained a lot more confidence.  He's clearly a daredevil which is exciting and worrisome all at the same time.

 I die.  Look at that face.
 Who does he look like more?  My money is on MOMMY!

  • 5 teeth ... 2 more poking through on the top
  • recently completed a 5k, well rode in the stroller during a 5k
  • takes 1 nap a day, for right around 1 hour 15 minutes
  • likes: bath time, the swing and playing at the park, "reading" the same book over and over and over again with mom, attending gym class once a week with his pal Carson, going to daycare at the gym with mom
  • dislikes: not a fan of diaper changes or wardrobe changes, any sort of pause during eating, being put down for a 2nd nap, wearing socks and shoes

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