We have a couple of fun new games this month also. He has been playing a silent Simon Says game with us, where he or we do something and the other copies. A lot of it is touching/covering body parts is included, occasionally there is some weird walking and hopping. He also can touch about a dozen different body parts when you ask him too. He will also touch our body parts if we ask him. The cutest one is definitely belly, since he'll lift up his shirt or mine to show it off.
His fine motor skills continue to improve too. He is getting good at putting Legos together and doesn't need that much help to build his big trucks. He can hold a pencil/pen/crayon very well now and wants to write whenever I am writing. He is quite good at making marks but not very good at knowing where the marks belong. He was coloring one day and he got tired of the paper and tried to draw on the floor and then over a scuff mark on the wall. Luckily I was right there and nothing got ruined!
This month we worked out some residual complications from his Hirschsprung's Disease and he has been eating more than ever. He has gotten really good with the spoon and can eat a bowl of cereal basically all on his own. He gets all annoyed when something gets on his hands, so I have to wipe his hands a few times while he's eating something messy. Two molars have broken through and some more are coming I'm sure, so he can eat more foods now. He likes to eat dry cereal, Goldfish, etc, but unfortunately he also likes to dump them out and/or throw them. He dumped out a whole box of graham crackers one day, which was fun to clean up.
Can't take his eyes off the banana
He loves those bananas
Never stops running around
Never stops smiling either
He loves to run full speed at us and jump up into our arms
The seated portion of the photo shoot didn't go too smoothly- he wouldn't sit up and smile