8 months old!

Mia is 8 months old and a very busy girl!

-Weighs 18lbs 9oz
-Wears 9-12 and 12 month clothes
-Wears size 4 diapers
-Still nurses every 2 1/2 hours 
-sleep-what's that? this child is not a very good sleeper!  
-sleeps on her stomach, most of the time with her booty in the air.
-has 2 bottom that came through on her 8 month birthday.  Poor child was screaming :-(
-cannot crawl yet, but she constantly goes from sitting to all fours and just rocks 
-pulls up to her knees on anything she can.
-can walk when we hold her hands.  She walks on her tip toes.  So cute!
-dance to music.  She rocks back and forth when she hears music.
-hates snuggling! She is definitely my child!  Don't contain me :-)
-had her first real sickness :-(. She had an infection which developed from her allergies not clearing up. She had to start amoxicillin and then she broke out in a rash all over from it.  Poor girl, this all happened while she was cutting her 2 teeth.  Needless to say, there was no sleep and lots of tears in this house for a couple of days!
-knows what the word eat means.  If she hears the word, she goes crazy.  She starts trying to get my shirt or starts whining until she gets food.  I'm very careful not to say it to her in public unless I have food ready to go :-/
-loves puffs and apparently Cheerios.  They give her Cheerios at mothers day out and tell me that she loves them.  
-constantly wants to get down. I'm not sure where she thinks she's going to go, but she needs to get down.
-loves to honk noses.  It's the first thing she wants to do in the mornings after she eats
-can hold the sippy cup by herself and put it in her mouth.  Sometimes she'll tip it up.  
-can wave bye bye sometimes.  It's so cute.  She curls up her little hand.  
-loves when I blow dry my hair.  She squeals and talks at the top of her lungs, then stops when I'm done.
-dressed up as a monster for her first Halloween.  Paige, Molly, and Ethan came over to trick or treat in our neighborhood, so we walked around with them while Molly and Ethan got the candy.  She had a blast.  
-loves her teachers at mdo.  She reaches for them and gives them a hug when we get there.  It makes my heart happy to know she loves them so much!
-if she really likes you, she gives you a hug.  It's the sweetest thing.  She puts her hands around your head and leans her forehead into your face.  Melts my heart!!!

She insists on sitting backwards and with her foot through the smallest hole every time!
Her first Halloween!

Mia and Paige fighting over a toy.  Paige was so mad and Mia was laughing.
Her first antibiotic.  Poor girl, she did not feel good!
First 2 teeth
She stays on all fours. Now if she can just get those knees moving.