It’s been a while since we did a little life update around here so here we go:
Approximately ohh, twenty days ago, Camden turned 10 months old! I’m great at this monthly update thing, no?
Last week at a doctor visit he weighed 22 lbs and was almost 24 inches long which puts him in the 60th percentile for weight and the 90th(!!!) for height.
Many people commented on this Strong Like Mom t-shirt (thanks Meg!) which is a 12 month and not really all that big on him. And I just moved him up to size FOUR diapers. Insert crying face emoji here.
Everything is a phone. Stuffed monkeys, granola bars, water bottles, remotes, the little battery pack on my computer power cord – you will hold them up to your ear and say “Hi!” It’s hilarious and never gets old.
This boy will eat almost anything you put in front of him (not sure about all green veggies yet so we are still pureeing those sometimes), loves to walk behind his Learning Farm and dance to Shape of You, and when offered a pile of toys he will go straight for a book. He is my best bud and even on days when I’m counting down the minutes until dad comes home, I wouldn’t change our life together for the entire world.
I’ve been trying a lot of new recipes, trying to find some more baby-approved things (aka things I don’t have to spend 10 minutes cutting up!) to make on the regular.
This cauliflower rice from Skinnytaste was a big hit with both of my boys (I set some aside for Cam before adding soy sauce) but I will probably add some chicken or maybe more egg the next time because I felt like it barely made a dent in my hunger.
I finally jumped on the spaghetti squash train, too and really liked this Carbonara and am making this four cheese version later this week. Nathan isn’t sold on spaghetti squash but I’m not giving up 😉
Cam gobbled up this pasta as soon as I set it on his tray. Any food that disguises veggies is A-OK in my book.
Lastly, he has been loving these pancakes for breakfast! I make a big batch with all my other meal prepping on Sunday then freeze to store and pop them in the toaster when it’s time to eat. (Side note: I need to do some research on pancake making. My second batch is always brown on one side! Any tips?)
Life is hard when your mom won’t let you play in the toilet. Like, EVER. For real though, we’ve started dipping our toes into the glorious world of temper tantrums and most of the time it takes everything in me not to laugh at him.
I’m loving my FitBit and am thinking of doing a whole post on the reasons why. Would that be something that you all would be interested in? 10,000 steps seems to be the generally accepted “goal” (though admittedly I don’t know why) and now that Spring has decided to come back around, I’ve been hitting that goal more consistently. I need to start adding in some weights with TIU workouts or maybe my 21 Day Fix DVDs – this baby fat is stubborn!
We finally got a chance to sneak away and see Beauty and the Beast. It was good of course but, not going to lie, I prefer the original. Obviously, Emma Wastson was lovely I just didn’t feel as connected to the story. Idk, maybe it was because we went to a 7 PM showing and that’s getting late for me these days. I’ve been obsessively listening to classic Disney songs in the car with Cam ever since though – youwilllovedisneymoviesyouhearme?!
Thanks for commiserating with me over on Instagram about how car naps ruin lives. I can not keep this child awake in the car to save my life (or my sanity). How can five minutes of sleep ruin a crib nap? How? The logic does not work out there but I feel like it’s a proven fact based on the comments to that post. If anyone has any more tips – send them my way!
That’s a snippet of our life latey! Camden’s birthday party is just barely 6 weeks away and I’m trying to not go completely crazy with the plans, but that is hard for me because I love to plan a party. We are having everyone (we know, basically) to our house so if you could all start praying for no rain on that day…that would be super helpful 😉