Monday, September 1, 2014

My Little Richard Bear is 9 Months!

Getting a picture these days of my little mover is almost impossible!  He is always moving around, waving both hands, crawling and pulling himself up on things.  It is actually funny to just watch him try and make his mind up about where he wants to go and what he wants to do.  He is usually chattering to himself, mamamamamam, bahbahbah, dadadadada.  Of course I encourage the mamamama the most!

He is eating 3 meals a day, I've started giving him cut up solids now and still purees.  We have his check up this week to get all his stats.  Eyes are still BLUE BLUE BLUE.

He's started doing that adorable thing little kids do when they want to be picked up, raising his arms up when I reach out to him.  He had his first couple of shy moments when I went to hand him off he buried his face back in my shoulder.  I can't say I hated it BECAUSE this little man is so independent.  He plays on his own.  He takes off and explores and I love it, I really do.  However, there are times it is just nice to know that he knows I'm his Momma and feels safe and protected by me.  I'd rather have him be independent though.

In other news, the house is still for sale with lots of showings but no offers.  I've been running a lot lately.  I mean a lot for me! :)  I've actually started running longer distances than just my standard 3, I've done 4 and even 5!  I am not able to tell much by the scale, but things seem like they are toning and I guess that is good too.

Of course we have already started getting the question....you know...when are you going to have another???  My snotty annoyed self wants to say...whenever you provide me with a free gift of $10,000 to do an FET we'll get started on that ASAP.  Instead I just say whenever God decides to send us another.  We honestly haven't been trying, but I can't say we've been preventing either.  I honestly try not to think about it.  This sometimes catches me off guard because I'm not quite sure when the red lady will show up...but gosh I'm just trying to not obsess.  It is so difficult because man would I ever LOVE to wait until the perfect age when Richard is 2 and think okay we are ready and then be pregnant the next month...but we don't have that luxury.  I'd love love love to have more, but of course that isn't even a given.  We are just so happy and blessed to have our little miracle Richard it seems selfish to even think about starting to whine about another so I will just stop myself right here.

Happy Labor Day everyone!!!

Julie

1 comment:

Ms DanL said...

I haven't gotten that question yet (something tells me people know that a new momma with a 6-week-old is hormonal and may react) but I know exactly how you feel. I actually just wrote a post about this because at my 6-week check-up, my OB/GYN asked about birth control and I laughed in his face (oops). :) Who knows what's in store, but you're right, however it happens, whenever it happens, if it happens, that's just the path we're meant to be on. :) Enjoy the ride!