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11 Months Old...Already?

CAN THIS BE???

My daughter will be a year old, gulp, in a MONTH??
No. It can't be.

But, it is. Avery is 11 months old today!

Avery was WAY too busy to be bothered with being photographed today. But, we did the best we could!

We had Soph behind us to help make Avery smile. Here she is copying her sister...


Sticking her tongue out...


Hey daddy...


Nope, You will NOT take a picture of me smiling today, even if I have to stick my hands in my mouth...


Oh. Bravo sister. Bravo.


Ok. I might smile today.


Daddy's and daughters.


Ahhh! What are you doing to me???

Ok. I am done.


And I am going to play.


Avery, you love to play. LOVE to play. You are all over the place, all the time. You don't generally like your toys these days, though, you like whatever you are NOT supposed to play with. Like, our cell phones, the remote control, wires, cups with stuff in them, curtains, blinds, the dog's toys, the DVD player, little bits of paper on the floor that your sister leaves behind, the dog's bowls and water, the toilet seat, shoes, and generally everything else that we say "no" to.

You can wave "hi" and "bye bye," you can dance when we tell you to, you say shake your head "no," you can roll your tongue copying us, you can give us high fives (sometimes), you can stand up pretty much as long as we let you by yourself, you can take steps without holding on, and you crawl all over the place.

You absolutely LOVE your sister and brother. Every single time you see them, you smile and laugh like crazy. Your brother loves to pick you up and take care of you and help you do things.


He loves to make you laugh.


Soph loves to kiss on you...


You eat anything and everything we feed you. I haven't found one thing you don't like to eat. You love to go out to eat. You love to go anywhere with people, really. You are so easy to get along with, so easy going, such a sweet girl. I have loved this first 11 months with you, getting to watch you grow and learn. I love you so much!

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