S: Rydia 8-11 Months
BC: First Year: Fast but Fabulous!
FC: Rydia | 8-11 Months
1: "A baby girl... one of the most beautiful miracles in life, one of the greatest joys we can ever know, and one of the reasons why there is a little extra sunshine, laughter and happiness in your world today." ~Author Unknown
2: "Nothing is as precious or brings home so much love, as a brand new baby sent from above." ~Author Unknown
3: "A precious baby has come from above to live in our hearts and fill them with love." | Happy 31st Birthday, Daddy!
4: This is Rydia's first time eating watermelon. She also has a stylish new swimming suit... Beautiful!!
5: Rydia is about 9 months old in these pictures. Her Grandma and Grandpa Kuchar were visiting her when these were taken. We also bought her blue swimming pool on this day.
8: That flash caught her by surprise! <------- Rydia and Daddy both sporting their White Sox gear! ----->
9: OUR SWEET BABY
10: Mommy makes most of Rydia's baby food. This batch is butternut squash, zucchini, and carrots! Her favorite right now at 10 months is plain rice cereal. | The first finger food we tried was Gerber puffs. She loves them! Here, I toasted some whole wheat bread, and I think she likes it just as well. However, it sure is a lot messier!
11: _____________ | Rydia and Daddy have so much fun together. They love to fly!
12: This is the first time Rydia stood by herself! She started this right at 9 months.
13: Although you can't see it very well, the picture above was taken the day her first tooth popped through, May 12. The picture to the right is the day her second tooth made its appearance, May 31.
15: When Rydia was nine months old, she wore mostly 12 month clothes. She could still wear 9 month dresses though! | Grandma and Grandpa had a player piano when Rydia was 9 months old. She loved to play along! | Toward the end of her 9th month, Rydia puts on her first pair of size 12 month pajamas! | This was the day Rydia stayed the night at Grandma and Grandpa's so Mommy and Daddy could go to a bon fire.
16: One of My First Words: "Bye" Said to Ata when leaving his house 5/31/12 | 5/31/12 | This is Rydia's first time in her new big girl car seat!
17: By the End of 9 Months, Rydia could... Roll around the room Rock for a short time on hands and knees Wave hello and goodbye Play Peek-A-Boo (Although,sometimes she puts her hands to her ears instead of to her eyes!) Raise arms on command (almost) Clap her hands on command Say bye, mama, dada,... sort of! Walk with support of her hands Eat soft table foods in tiny pieces Flip through a book Give Hugs Give Kisses Reach for a person she wants to hold her Drink from a sippy cup Pull things out of her toy box Show off two teeth (bottom middles)
20: Rydia loves her swing at Grandma's House!
22: 10 Months | Rydia was... Crawling Everywhere Pointing to things she liked Patting us on the back when we picked her up from a nap (love pats!!) Walking around with support by the furniture and walkers Feeding herself finger foods more often than purees... her favorite is grilled cheese, whole wheat waffles and broccoli nuggets Teasing us as she peeked at us from behind corners... she learned that from Daddy Playing with remote controls more than her toys
25: Rydia started crawling at Grandma and Grandpa Kuchar's house on June 17th. By July 4th, she was a pro! Here she is in her Fourth of July outfit.
27: The Kuchar Cousins!
32: Go Go Go Go White Sox!
34: This summer, we went to the Lake of the Ozark and went boating with Grandma and Grandpa Hilligus. Hopefully, we can make the boating a tradition! Rydia had so much fun.
38: Playing in Mommy's Closet
39: Saying Hi to Peanut!
41: Helping nOut in Mommy and Daddy's Classroom
43: This is Rydia's backyard pool! We stored it in the garage, and it got a hole in it. Well, it lasted two swims!