Caroline is now 8 months old. I know I say it every month, but I can't believe how quickly time is flying by. She is 20 lbs, 3 ozs and I have no idea on a length. I'm guessing she's approaching 30 inches because she's obviously taller to us, but she hasn't been officially measured.
She is sitting up for as long as she wants now. In fact, we have put the bouncy chair away. She's either playing on the floor or in her activity center. She likes to pile all of our toys into her lap so she can have instant access to them.
She is not crawling yet, but we feel like it's going to be any day. She can move around on the floor and sometimes I wonder how she's 2 feet away from where she started, but she's not actually crawling.
She eats like a champ. The only things she hasn't liked is avacado and pumpkin. She loves carrots and sweet potatoes best. She also likes all the fruits she's eaten. She loves fruit mixed in with her oatmeal and that's what she has everyday for breakfast at school. She also loves her yogurt and fruit puree mix too.
She is feeling much better and getting over all the crud she had a couple of weeks ago. However, she hasn't been able to kick her ear infections. We went to the doctor last week thinking she had pink-eye, but it was drainage from her ears still. So she's on another antibiotic and we have a check up next week. If she hasn't improved, we are being sent to an ENT.
Her teachers at school tell me that she does not like Matthew, a little boy in her class. Every time Matthew goes near her, she screams until they move him away. Even if she is in her bed and he walks over, she will scream until they move him. Now, it should be noted that Matthew is sort of the class bully. He takes toys and pacifiers and is kind of an overall menace. Caroline is just the only kid smart enough to tell him to get away. I guess we won't have to worry about her speaking her mind.
Everyday with her is wonderful... even when she isn't smiling. Each new stage is the best and most fun. I can't wait to see what she brings next.