The Monthly Ollie: Volume 9

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Ollie’s ninth month has been a month of movement.

This month has flown by quickly! Ollie is crawling like a champ, and we are either chasing her or she is chasing us, everywhere. This month also brought us two fairly sharp bottom teeth (and lots of drool). Ollie has become quite the chatterbox and we love carrying on silly conversations with her.

Ollie is an observant, tenacious, and very busy 9 month old. We are extremely blessed parents.

You can read about Ollie’s eighth month here.


Month 9 Ollie Facts 

She LOVES playing with her wooden blocks and knocking down towers she didn’t build.

She is still taking two, two hour naps a day, but can skip the afternoon one and not be a monster.

She is crawling everywhere!

She loves watching the rain.

She enjoys going shopping with mom.

She still loves her independence.

She will carry on a conversation with anyone who will listen.

She ate restaurant food for the first time this month.

She is the queen of being hangry – terrifyingly angry, actually.

She goes to bed around 7 PM and has been waking up at 7 AM.

She has been going through some separation anxiety.

She loves visiting the church nursery and Spontaneity to play with other babies.

She has started wanting to have her Bullet blanket with her.

She loves helping in the kitchen.

She can pull herself up on the furniture.

She has found the staircase and is fascinated.

She smiles instantly when she sees or hears mom or dad.

She is very ticklish.

She claps all the time, especially when she hears “yay!”.

She loves bath time!

She is still wearing 9-12 month clothes.

Favorite Meal:  Banana, Peach, and Cinnamon Oatmeal

Second favorite:  Pasta and Sweet Potato Bites 

(she is pretty much eating everything excluding dairy, honey, and processed food at this point)

Month 9 Mom & Dad Stuff 

We can’t wrap our minds around being the parents of a nine month old!

We enjoy carry on conversations with her.

We love seeing her play independently.

We are still trying to build block towers before she topples them over.

We are excited that she is starting to feed herself.

We enjoy all of the silly sounds Ollie makes.

We will never get tired of seeing her smile.

We are so excited that she is crawling!

We are still not sorry for becoming the parents who flood newsfeeds with pictures of their baby…

We love that we can take her pretty much anywhere and know she will behave.

We are always learning more about her personality.

We love time with just the three of us.

We are excited to watch our baby grow and develop into a more curious and intelligent little being.

We are THANKFUL for all of the encouragement, prayers, assistance, and visits from our wonderful friends and family over the last month.


It has been a great month for Ollie and a great month at the Cavin house. If you are on Facebook or Instagram you can follow our adventures regularly by looking for #olliejujubee.

Until next time,

Mrs. Cavin

For those of you not on social media, here are some photos from Month 9 of Ollie.


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