Category Archives: first year

Nine on the First – November 2020

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Phineas Samson is One

Twelve months of this little guy. He definitely is chock full of Cute Insurance, which apparently he is going to need, given the smattering of evidence I collected below of his first day as a one year old. He weighs … Continue reading

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Phineas – 11 months

Phineas is quite a sharp kid. He mimics really well and he also gets jokes and makes them. For instance, the other day he was nursing and scrunched up his eyes pretending to sleep, then slyly opened them and started … Continue reading

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Phineas Samson – 10 months

Another month with our darling boy. He is standing on his own occasionally, but only until he notices. ­čÖé Then he quickly sits or holds on again. Here are some moments from the past month. As one of my FB … Continue reading

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Phineas – 9 months

Just a quick update because I’m packing! This month, Phineas got to meet my folks in Brooklyn. He is almost standing unassisted, but not quite. He’s much surer on his feet, though, and can easily cruise around and use one … Continue reading

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Phineas – 8 months

It’s been another month of change and excitement with this darling baby. As expected, he sprouted three new teeth at the beginning of the month and he is currently working on a fourth to make a total of 8 teeth. … Continue reading

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Phineas Samson – 7 months

Phineas has reached his 7 month mark!┬áThis past month, he’s crawled around constantly, keeping us quite on our toes about leaving things on the floor. Including dirt; this boy’s not particular about what he puts in his mouth. He’ll try … Continue reading

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Phineas Samson – Six Months

Half a year has gone by with this little man. He gained another pound and change (now 18.6). He loves giving hugs and kisses and is mostly a very smiley guy, though a bit less so when teething.┬áHe cut two … Continue reading

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Phineas – 5 months

Doesn’t he know he’s my eighth baby and supposed to grow a little more slowly so I can savor it? All he thinks about is getting caught up to his siblings. And he is doing a stellar job. He’s almost … Continue reading

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Phineas – 4 months

Eventful month for Phineas! He cut 2 bottom teeth, and one day last week rolled over for the first time both directions. He grabs things and interestedly pulls them to his face. He constantly tries to curl himself into a … Continue reading

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