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Gideon - 17 Months

M(om): Gideon! What have you been up to this last month?

G(ideon): Lots of first things, Mom. My first time on a plane. My first time out of Canada. My first time in a hotel. My first steps, which happened in that hotel. Lots of firsts.

M: Yes, we know you can walk and you are doing it a little bit more. When do you think you will start walking all of the time?

G: I don't know. Crawling and climbing get me where I want to be so much faster. I don't know if it is worth the effort yet. 
 M: Well, I am pretty sure some day soon you will change your mind. What else is new?

G: Teeth! I have been getting lots of teeth lately.

M: Yes, you have. I will be glad when these come in. You have your top molars now and the bottom ones are starting to come through. And I think there are some more teeth making there way through on the bottom as well.

G: It does make me a bit grumpy sometime, though.

M: Yeah, but hopefully they will be through soon. You got a nice haircut today.

G: You think I look handsome, Mom?

M: You know it, Gideon! I love you, my big guy.

G: I love you too, mom.


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