Grace and Miss Kitty at One Year:
Height: 28 3/4 inches (42%)
Weight: 18 lb, 9 ounces (31%)
Head: 44.5 cm (34%)
Teeth: 2 (Lord, girl. When are you going to get more teeth??)
Walking Practice: Grace is so very close to walking and will be walking any day now. Meanwhile, she is most happy to be holding someone's hand while practicing this skill.
When she isn't working on her abs, she does bear crawls to stay in shape:
Or she does spin on her bike:
Saying "Bubba": It's hard to believe from these videos that Grace does actually say "mama", but I swear it's true. Nevertheless, Grace likes her brother ("Bubba") and preferred to talk about him on this particular day:
DOES NOT LIKE:
Sand: We had a family outing at a nearby restaurant with a huge sand pit outside in which kids like to play. Grace couldn't stop herself from eating sand. I let her eat it a few times thinking she would find the substance gross and deter from eating again. Nope. She kept going for the sand. I guess a beach vacation is out for this summer.
Being Bothered: Grace has started yelling when Palmer messes with her. If he holds her hand or her foot or in any way keeps her from moving, she yells. In this picture, Grace is yelling because Palmer is giving her a hug. She's really cuddly.
Grace, you are loved by so many and we can't believe this year went by so fast and yet we can't imagine life without you. From Grandma Grace (the inspiration for your name) to the entire family, we adore you and are thrilled to celebrate this first year with you.