July Baby Update

Our babies are the world to us, each of us will share some little facts about our munchkins that are 24 months and younger on the 4th Tuesday of each month.

Jessica’s daughter Clara
Age: 9 months
Height: 26″
Weight: 15.5 lbs
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Clothing Size: 6 months
Shoe Size: 2
Teeth: 2 on the bottom
Movement: Frog crawling, pulling up, cruising furniture.
Words: Babbling

Clara & Cormac


Jessica’s son Cormac

Age: 9 months
Height: 26″
Weight: 13.5 lbs
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Blue
Clothing Size: 6 months
Shoe Size: 2
Teeth: 2 on the bottom, 3 on top, more on the way.
Movement: Rolling, some scooting, standing with help.
Words: Babbling

Geneva’s son Coyote
Age: 8.5 months
Height: About 29″
Weight: 23 lbs
Hair: Dirty blonde
Eyes: Blue
Clothing Size: 12-18 months
Shoe Size: 5
Teeth: None!
Movement: crawling, pull to stand, stands straight up by himself, cruising, can take a single step before falling. Learning to clap his hands.
Words: Mamamama!!!! Dada. Wub. Babbling

Risa’s daughter Harper
Age: 7 months
Height: About 24″
Weight: 13ish lbs
Hair: Strawberry blonde
Eyes: Blue
Clothing Size: 3-6 months
Shoe Size: she doesn’t wear shoes
Teeth: 2
Movement: crawling, pull to stand with minimal help, climbing, rolling around everywhere
Words: MaMa, DaDa, lots of blabbering, and she clicks her tongue

Xza’s son Atticus
Age: 8 months
Height: 29’ish inches
Weight: 23 lbs
Hair: Still red
Eyes: Hazel
Clothing Size: 12 months
Shoe Size: 3
Teeth: Three; two on the bottom and one that just cut on top.
Movement: Scooching around and “crawling.”  Occasionally pulls himself up on to furniture, but overall he’s pretty mellow. His new favorite thing is kneeling to get to papa’s vinyl records.
Words: Lots of babbling, Da Da Da & Heiii. Atticus also loves to make fart noises and blow raspberries.

Kelli’s daughter Adele
Age: 17 months
Weight: 18 lbs
Hair: Dirty blonde
Eyes: Blue
Clothing Size: 18 months
Shoe Size: 3
Teeth: 10 (four of which are molars).
Movement: Walking, running, jumping and dancing! If there is music playing, Adele will dance.
Words: Mama, Dada, Avy (Avery), Day (Cade), Mimi (CeCe), Nana, Bapa (Papa), bah (ball), cuhhhr (color), BUPPY! (puppy), wawa (water), my (mine), wah (walk). She still regularly signs for eat, more, night-night/bedtime, milk (nurse), drink, and all done.

Misty’s daughter Elliot Wren
Age: 14 months
Height: 31″
Weight: 21.5 lbs
Hair: Dark brown
Eyes: Dark Brown
Clothing Size: 18 months
Shoe Size: 3
Teeth: 7 total
Movement: She scurries everywhere. She is still crawling, but she gets where she needs to go FAST. She stands on her own & bridges, but mostly crawls.
Words: Mommy, Daddy, baby, sit, no, mine, stop, take a bath, more, Jax (“ax”), juice, mine, cup, up, & that.

Alyssa’s son Dexter
Age: 21 months
Height: no idea
Weight: 18 lbs or so
Hair: Dirty Blonde
Eyes: Blue with a brown burst around the iris
Clothing size: 12 months
Shoe Size: Doesnt wear shoes
Teeth: Tons
Movement: Walking, monkey crawling, soon to be running (yikes!)
Words: No real words just babbling. He understands everything though.

About the author

Xza Louise Higgins is the founder of MommyCon, creator of The Mommy Dialogues, and punk rock mom to two year old Atticus in the great city of Chicago, IL. She is incredibly passionate about birth options, human rights, and promoting gentle parenting practices.

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  1. Amy -  July 31, 2012 - 10:02 pm

    I feel like my son is giant… Lol! At least Atticus is still big and fluffy 🙂 Caleb is somewhere around 28-29″ tall, 24 pounds at 8 months.

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