Dean's actually crawling on his knees now instead of just army crawling (though his army crawl was quite fast). He's also able to "run" while holding onto things. He's no longer content with me holding him or sitting in the grocery cart while we're out shopping. He wants to be down on the ground. Not always easy. He makes quick getaways when I'm changing his diapers. Tonight he got away before I got his new diaper on. I said, "No, no Dean. We need to get a diaper on you before you pee on the carpet or something." And then, as if on cue, he peed on the floor. Well, mostly on one of his library books and partially on the floor. Gross!
It seems like we're constantly telling him no or pulling him away from objects that shouldn't be chewed or pulled. We definitely need to baby proof better. I decided to document his naughty behavior and catch him red handed on camera.
He loves my sandals. SICK! We have a pile of shoes at our front door and he always goes straight to my sandals. They immediately go in his mouth.
Another favorite location is the phone table. I just got a magazine organizer since they were originally just stacked underneath. He'd pull them out and walk on them and rip them up with his feet.
Ug! and my glasses!! These were new in April, but I don't know if they will survive for 2 years (the next time I can get glasses on my insurance). Oh would that I could get lasik.
He's taken to biting me as well. (Didn't get a picture of that!) He thinks it's a big game. I've yelled in startled protest. I've even flicked under his chin since my sister said that worked for her kids. But he just smiles and thinks it's so funny. He bites my bare chest just under my collar bone. Maybe I need turtle necks (in this weather? Ha! I can't even stand them in winter!).
Oh, and though this isn't related to the pictures, we started making him sleep "through the night" without a 4-5AM feeding. He wakes up between 6 and 7 now, but I won't go in before 6:30. He's usually really good about it.
How can I be upset for long while looking at this face??? (I'm usually not upset, but Matt gets a little bugged when he's in the computer room and CONSTANTLY going for no-no's. Any tips for baby proofing computers and cords and the like?)