Here she is today, her sweet, joyful self. She's laughing at Mr. Squeaky, a squeaky duck toy she has. She always smiles when she sees me smile, but when my face is hidden by a camera, she often stares deadpan. But Mr. Squeaky off to my left did the trick. Cutie girl.
Just a couple days ago, her big accomplishment was pulling up to her knees on the kitchen desk chair...
And now she's pulling up to her feet in her crib!
We lowered her mattress the other night, to be on the safe side.
I'm tempted to compare with Kate sleeping through the night by one month (and Claire did too at one month, but then needed to eat more!) but Matt always gave Kate a dream feed before he came to bed at 11 or so, so what felt to me like a 11-hour sleep was made possible by that bottle feed.
Happy nine months, Clairey-Bear!