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Thirteen, Fourteen, and Fifteen Months Old (Calvin’s Monthly Photos)

Calvin is walking, hooray! His vocabulary is growing, his teeth are numerous (he went from six to twelve, maybe more, all in the last couple of months), and he has had his first haircut. We also have a change of outfit for these photos. Bodysuits are for babies, and we have a toddler!

Calvin's Monthly Photos, to Fifteen Months

Here are Calvin’s latest monthly baby pictures! And do take a look at the little Christmas tree my kids elegantly decorated.
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One Year Old (Calvin’s Monthly Photos)

This kid! The world’s happiest, smiliest, giggling-est baby is growing up with a big mischievous streak. You know something is up when you’re one room over and suddenly things are a little too quiet. The other day he was standing at the fiddle leaf fig, just flinging handfuls of dirt in the air and when I caught him, he turned on the charm with a huge grin.

Calvin's Monthly Baby Photos (Twelve Months Old!)

He isn’t walking yet (all of my kids have been late walkers), but he cruises around furniture and likes to walk with a bit of hand-holding assistance. His crawl is adorable and lopsided. He says mama, dada, dog, cat, and wow. Apparently he has decided to stop nursing (three days of refusal and he’s old enough, so we’re done? Unexpected! I wasn’t ready!). Six teeth. Blue eyes. A polka dot patch of lighter hair at the front, on top, that seems to be staying.

We love, love, love him.

Ten Months Old

Ten Months Old (Calvin's Monthly Photo)
Ten Months Old (Calvin's Monthly Photo)

Eleven Months Old

Eleven Months Old (Calvin's Monthly Photo)
Eleven Months Old (Calvin's Monthly Photo)

Twelve Months Old

One Year Old! (Calvin's Monthly Photo)
One Year Old! (Calvin's Monthly Photo)

(I’ll be taking a photo of Calvin sitting in the Eames rocker and wearing his pin each month until he’s two years old. I also took monthly photos of his sister, Eleanor, and his brother, August.)

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A Birthday, A Surgery

Calvin had his first birthday!

Calvin and His First Birthday Cake

First piece of cake, too. He’s a fan.

Calvin and Ginger, the Dog

Nicole and Calvin


We celebrated his birthday the night before because Brandon was scheduled to go into surgery the next day.

Calvin and Brandon

Brandon hasn’t been well for a while and he delayed his surgery until after my sister’s wedding so that he could take part, but then the next available date was Calvin’s birthday. It was an outpatient procedure and I was able to take him home after a brief recovery period in the hospital. He isn’t feeling much better yet (there’s still a lot of pain), but hopefully he’s on the mend. He is supposed to take it easy and rest so that he can heal, and he won’t be able to lift anything heavy for several weeks at least, which means no picking up the baby.

Calvin and Brandon

It’s frustrating for him, feeling so weak right now. Hoping for a speedy and full recovery.

Brandon and Calvin

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