I can't believe my baby is already 17 months old. He has changed and grown so much from last year.
Cooper’s Growth and Development 17 months
Growing like a weed:
Weighs 23 lbs
In size 4 diapers
Size 3-4 shoes
12-18 month clothes
Favorite things to do:
Dance to any kind of music – by shaking his bottom, bouncing and clapping.
Throwing a ball around
Playing on Daddy’s golf cart
Climbing on everything
Sliding on his new slide
Trying to climb up ladders/stairs
Give kisses and blow kisses
Brush his teeth
Cooper loves to eat:
Any kind of fruit – bananas, oranges, etc…
Candy (his Poppa introduced that to him)
And tries just about anything we give him – he is not a picky eater!
Talk, talk, talk – Words he says are:
Dad, Mama, Na-Na, Poppa, Paw Paw, Gone, Hot, Ah Oh, Bye, Hey, Boot, Cup, Car, Dog, plus more…
Ask things like: What does a chicken say? Cooper says: “Bach, Bach” What sound does a car make? Cooper says: “Vroom, Vroom”
Knows commands like: Give me your cup. Where is the ball? – plus more
Things Cooper can’t live without:
Pacifier, Juice and Books
Cooper’s Behavior and Discipline
Wanting to do things on his own. Example: put shoes on by himself, brush his teeth by himself, feed himself with a spoon with no help, etc…
Has a little bit of separation anxiety from Mommy.
Starting to have tantrums when he doesn’t get his way or if he has to come inside from playing outside.
Has a new ‘time out’ chair (that we have used already)
Knows the words “no” and “stop”
All through the night
Goes to bed between 7-8 p.m.
Takes one 1 ½ hour nap a day
17 months old
Helping Daddy wash the truck by playing in the bucket.