Yeah….I fell off the blogging wagon. I can’t promise much more than these past few posts…when maybe another one or two.
I haven’t blogged about Scratch Jr for a while. In fact, I completely missed his 18 month update. What a bad mom, I know.
He’s a walking fool. He loves to chase after his sister and get into whatever she’s doing. Let’s be honest…he wants to do EVERYTHING she does. If she coughs, he coughs. If she’s hiding in a closet scaring everyone, he is too. If she’s playing with barbies, he’s playing with barbies. If she’s wearing a tiara, he’s wearing one too. (Side note…Scratch says we need to get him action figures asap. lol).
He weights in at 23.4 lbs, which is the 25th% for his age. He’s a tiny guy. He mostly wears 18 month clothes, but can also fit into 12 month and some 9 month stuff still.
He loves shoes. Every time I pull them out he is so excited. You might think it’s because it means we’re leaving. Not always the case. Sometimes, I put them on just for him to walk around the house. He also like wearing Miss Scratch’s shoes and daddy’s.
He loves to make people laugh. He is constantly trying to scare us or surprise us. For many weeks, “boo” was his only word.
He LOVES balloons, like more than anything in the world (minus momma). They make him instantly happy. And bring him completely out of his shell. He’s also very possessive over them. If you tell him that’s his balloon, no one else is allowed to play with it.
He loves food. He’s pretty good with utensils too. Any kind of food though. He’ll eat it. Sometimes he’s pickier than other times, but for the most part…food is good.
He’s getting better with his separation issues (with momma) too. He’s not 100% yet, but he’s getting there. At home, when no one besides momma, daddy, and sister are there he roams free. When someone comes to visit, he clings to me. But after a few days, he’ll loosen up. When I’m not there, he’s perfectly find. No crying or anything. It’s just when he sees me that he cries til I come get him.
Words wise, he’s also growing. At his 18 month wellness visit, he only said “boo”. That concerned the Dr. We went on vacation after that and his vocabulary has grown. He now says, “neh” (no), “mama”, “dada”, “ma” (more), “ba” (ball), and “ish” (fish). Regardless of his current word count, the Dr suggested that we have him evaluated for any possible delays. Being that he’s a boy and he’s the second child, it’s likely normal…but we’d all rather be safe than sorry. That evaluation is coming up pretty quick here, so we should get some valuable info out of it.
All in all, Scratch Jr is doing great! He’s such a loving boy, giving hugs all around. He’s funny and listens very well. Soon enough he’ll be 2. Yikes!