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10 Months

M(om): Joash, would you mind if I took you away from your books for a moment to ask you a few questions, now that you are 10 months old?

J(oash): Okay mom, I guess so, but I really like my books!

M: I know. What other things do you like these days?

J: I like my toys that make noise. It is so fun when I figure out that I can shake them, or push a button or spin something and it makes noise. And I really like boxes and other packaging things that I find around the house.
M: What new things are you able to do?

J: I can get around really quick on my own. I don't know why you think I need to be on my hands and knees, Mom. My elbows and knees works just fine. And I can take a break from crawling and sit up for while all on my own. I also like to twirl around in circles while sitting on my bum. I like to be up on my feet and walk around the house with help from you and Dad.

M: What about eating?

J: Food is great, Mom. Though I am not to sure about peas. Cheese, bread and applesauce are my favorite foods. I wish I had some teeth though. Then maybe I have some more big people food like you and Dad.

M: Is there anything else you like?
Joash walking back from looking at the combine.
J: I really like to go outside. I like go in the stroller while you take a walk, Mom. I like to sit outside on a blanket and pull up the grass while watching the cars go by. And I like walking in the grass. One day, Dad took me for a long walk all the way from the house to the field out back to see the combine. It was pretty cool, especially when it was unloading.

M: Thanks Joash. You can get back to reading now.

J: Okay Mom. I love you.

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