12 things I want to show you about my 8 month old grand daughter Victoria Renee

Published November 10, 2014 by The Hip Grandmother

Ok…I didn’t write the 7 things I have learned about my grand daughter Victoria Renee. BUT she has made some improvements during the 7 month and I would love to show you the pictures instead. Today is Victoria’s 8th month of life. I want to show you now that she is starting to leave the infant world and go straight to becoming a little kid. Its hard to believe that my grand daughter isn’t a baby in a bassinet anymore. She is really growing up and I have become closer and closer to the little booger.

We have gone from this:Victoria 8-8-14 II

To this:

11-7-14 playing in her pack n play

Now we are to this:

11-7-14 busy playing

Somewhere in between 22-25 lbs, she is starting to lunge forward to position herself to crawl. One of these days she will do it and hopefully it will be in my presence. Her mother holds her up in a standing position as she holds on to the coffee table in the living room. She is definitely on her way.

From eating this way:

Kiss the hand of the Queen!

Kiss the hand of the Queen!

Eventually eating in a high chair:

Eating at Shoneys 8-6-14

And finally she is an ol’ pro!

Victoria at breakfast 9-17-14

As you know, I am her babysitter while her mother works. There have been times when things are kind of hard keeping her on a schedule but all in all, she is a very easy baby to deal with. I set a schedule for her sleeping and she has grown into it wonderfully.

We have gone from this:

Long day on the 10th of April

To this:

Sleeping Beauty 8-26-14

And at times…..I find her playing in her crib when she is supposed to be in dreamland

11-10-14 Victoria not sleeping during nap

She does a lot of things on her own, though.

11-7-14 holding her bottle

And she even tries to push herself by doing different things, such as holding the bottle in one hand then switching to the other hand……

11-7-14 holding her good night bottle for first time

She really thinks she is cool. Thats ok because I think she’s an awesome kid. Not a baby but a kid.

11-9-14 Victoria and Grandma Titi

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12 comments on “12 things I want to show you about my 8 month old grand daughter Victoria Renee

  • I remember how proud I was about my little one holding her own bottle and how quickly she learned to crawl, we are in such a hurry to see them grow though that we later wish we had more time sigh 🙂

    • Thank you Fawn! Her mother is trying to teach her to have independence and, well, as a grandmother I am trying as well. Its hard because I want to be there to catch her fall…which does happen. She still has only rolled over a few times but I think shes just a bit chubby. lol She doesn’t understand the concept of mobility yet but I see it on the horizon! 🙂

  • Thank you for sharing these precious photos with us and for your visit and follow. My three granddaughters are growing up full speed ahead right now, with the two eldest both in high school in 2015.

    Our youngest son and his partner presented us with a beautiful grandson this year and he is a joy to observe as he moves out into the big, wide world. The little ones bring so much joy and love into the family.

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