All three sleep soundly in their cribs from 7:30 p.m.--7:30 a.m. Most days, I don't get them out of their cribs until 8 a.m.
Naps are inconsistent because of Jackson's preschool pickup three days a week. Some days include two shorter naps. Most days are one long early afternoon nap.
8:30 a.m.- sippy cup of soy milk with breakfast (fruit, french toast, waffle, cheese, cereal, etc)
12:30 or 1:30 - sippy cup of water with lunch (chicken nuggets, mac-n-cheese, quesadilla, etc)
5:30 p.m.--sippy cup of soy milk with dinner (table food)
physical milestones (all three):
- walk on flat surfaces and up and down hills
- turn around, step over objects, and lean down to pick up objects
- climb up stairs, sit and scoot down stairs (Amelia and Maddie) or climb backwards down stairs (James)
- clap and stomp
- feed themselves with a spoon
Maddie-7 (four top, three bottom)
James-size 12-18 month clothes, size 4 shoes
Amelia-size 12-18 month cloths, size 3 shoes
Maddie-size 12-18 month clothes, size 3 shoes
language/communication: (same as last month)James-gestures to come, blows kisses, claps, says "mama", "dada"
Amelia-waves, claps, gestures to come, says "mama", "dada", "mine", "thank you"
Maddie-waves, blows kisses, claps, gestures to come, yells "mom" and "dad"
-fighting over toys and attention
-all four kids caught a cold
-walking in different directions while we are at park, museum, etc
-Maddie was exited from PT and Early Intervention
-James is the only one to tolerate Santa Claus. Maddie tried to claw his face. Amelia cried and refused to sit on his lap.
-Lots of fun adventures including the TV station, horse and carriage ride, uptown, parks