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Gideon - 10 months

 M(om): Gideon. What are you getting into now?

G(ideon): What? You mean I shouldn't eat this dirt? But I can reach it? Doesn't that mean I can have it?

M: Even though you think that is true, it is not really the case. We can't really take our eyes off of you now because you are always into something.
G: There is so much to explore in the world, Mom.

M: I know. What else are you up too?

G: Well, I love to stand and I am starting to cruise around the window sills. It is fun to look outside and see everything that is going on. I am also getting really fast at crawling. I like to look at books and play with toys that make noise. I am starting to drive cars around too and that is really fun.

M: It is fun to see you figuring things about this world. Any new foods?

G: I love to eat and try new things. I really like yogurt, peaches, pears and bread. And cheese is pretty good, too. And blueberries are very yummy, but I need to test them all to make sure they are not too squishy.
M: You do love to eat and that is so nice. How about sleep?

G: I like to sleep at night. Sometime I have a hard time taking a nap, but then I get really tired later in the day. I just don't like to miss out on the action. I like to be by people.

M: And we like to have you around, Gideon.


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M(om): Gideon, you are 3 months old today!

G(ideon): Wow! This month has gone really fast!

M: I know. We have been very busy (hence the lack of blog posts this month). What are some of the things we have been doing?
G: So many things. I went to the beach for the first time. I met Oom Emil and Tante Karisa. I even went to VBS. I am smiling and cooing lots and I really like to try and roll from my back to belly. But my arm always stops me from getting all the way over.

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