Has it really been half of a year???
Miss Phoebe is six months old!
... a wiggler. She isn't quite crawling, but she's figured out how to get wherever she wants to go through a combination of rolling back and forth, scooting on her belly, and spinning around on her back. It's pretty impressive to watch her get what's she's set her mind on. She is a persistent little thing!
... fascinated by real food. She wants to eat it all, all the time. She loves anything we'll give her to eat, and has figured out that she can holding things and feed herself a little. She loves to squeeze applesauce pouches into her mouth, chew on carrots, suck on fruit... and so forth. She wants to eat what everyone else is eating!
... working on her top teeth. They're almost through - and the drooling and gnawing on anything and everything is in full force. Though, for teething, she is surprisingly a very calm, patient baby. She'll still squawk when she needs something, but she is so consolable and generally very happy and content.
... the biggest momma's girl in all the land. She lights up when she sees me and gives me the sweetest snuggles and kisses. She'll tolerate other people, but if I'm around, I'm what she wants. [Which, I am not complaining about... We're best friends!] She lights my world.
... obsessed with her sisters. Anytime Afton talks to her, she cracks up in a fit of giggles. And she loves to touch Goldie when she's near. They are both such good older sisters, and have started to really be helpful with Phoebe. It' so delightful to see them interact and love each other. Afton and Goldie are always concerned with Phoebe - if she's not in her bed in the morning, Afton starts to panic and says, "Mom! Phoebe's not in her bed! I need to see her!" and every night, Goldie insists on giving Phoebe a hug and a kiss before either of them go to bed. It melts my momma heart.
Our home is filled with so much love.
God is good.