Meredith’s 7th month on the planet was a busy one. She perfected sitting up, rolling over (and over…and over) and experimented with the crazy world of solids. She fully lived up to her “happiest baby ever” moniker as she brought smiles and joy to everyone she met!
The kids and teachers at Samantha and Amelia’s preschool were especially smitten with her and flocked over to say hi at drop off and pick up. I constantly sang “You Are My Sunshine” because it’s a very fitting theme song for her!
7 Month comparison with Samantha, Amelia and Meredith. This was literally the only forward facing, smiling photo of Samantha I could find… such a grump at this age!
Most of Samantha’s photos at this age looked like this:
Back to our happy girl…
From the moment I hear her babbling to herself in the morning, to talking herself to sleep at night, Meredith seems to be rehashing whatever she’s heard from the twins that day as she’s constantly jabbering to herself. She especially loves coming with me to wake up the twins from their nap and squeals in delight when they get up to play again.
On the days the twins are at preschool, Meredith naps and then we go on a walk together with Bandit, which she enjoys, but the excitement she shows when we pick up the twins is pretty obvious. It’s her favorite part of the day! She gets so excited, she flails and wiggles her little arms and legs around in the Ergo, to the delight of all the kids and teachers.
Shortly after her 6 month birthday, Meredith graduated to a convertible car seat… bye bye infant carrier! She had nearly reached the weight limit and was extremely uncomfortable in the car seat, but now rides in style and comfort in her convertible one.
Meredith finally got the hang of rolling over and starting sleeping on her tummy (like her sisters) shortly after she turned 6 months. This created quite a few problems at night for the first few weeks as she’d wake up a little frightened on her tummy, wondering how she got there! Watching on the camera, she rolls and twists all over her crib at night and during naps. She will be a sleepwalker, this one.
Silly like her sisters at this age.
Her hair is finally long enough to put up in a little elastic. I call her my Cindy Lou Who!
A recap of Meredith’s month…
Beach baby days.
This month was considerably easier as far as keeping her entertained. Once she mastered sitting up, she was content to sit on the floor and explore toys, lunge forward, or roll around exploring. She also loved to hang out in the exersaucer or in her high chair with toys. Much easier than carrying her everywhere.
Meredith’s favorite pastime… hanging out at the park and swinging.
Pool time with pals and family.
First (and maybe last?) time at the circus. Meredith was not a fan.
Loving fruits and veggies.
Lots of chewing, but still no teeth!
Best big sisters Samantha and Amelia adored cuddling and playing with their doll.
Sometimes they adored her too much…
Happy 7 months, cutie pie!
Lots of love,