Benjamin's Milestones and Growth Chart


Birthday 7lbs 10 ozs 20 3/4 inches 5/27/2003
11 Days First Bath 6/06/2003
15 Days 7lbs 7 ozs 20 3/4 inches 6/11/2003 75% height / 75% weight
1 Month 10lbs 4 ozs 22 3/4 inches 6/27/2003 75% height / 95% weight
1 Month 6 Days First Road Trip 7/03/2003 Grandma Sue's House (5 hours)
2 Months 1 Day First Bottle 7/28/2003 Ironically, it was also his only bottle
2 Months 3 Days 14lbs 7 ozs 23 1/2 inches 7/30/2003 75% height / 95% weight
2 Months 25 Days First Beach Trip 8/21/2003 Duck, NC
3 Months 27 days Slept through the night 9/23/2003 9pm - 6am
4 Months 10 Days First Cereal 10/07/2003
4 Months 21 Days First Wedding 10/18/2003 Monica Bryant - Mommy's college roomate
4 Months 25 Days 19lbs 8 ozs 26 inches 10/22/2003 75% height / 95% weight
4 Months 29 Days First Baby Food 10/26/2003 Green Beans
4 Months 29 Days First Word 10/26/2003 "Da-Da"
5 Months 6 Days First Zoo Trip 11/02/2003 NC Zoo in Ashboro, NC
5 Months 14 Days First Bath Sitting Up 11/10/2003
5 Months 19 Days First Rollover - Front to Back 11/15/2003
5 Months 20 Days First Rollover - Back to Front 11/16/2003
6 Months 1 Day First Movie 11/28/2003 "The Cat in the Hat"
6 Months 7 Days First Snow 12/04/2003
6 Months 10 Days 20lbs 10ozs 26 3/4 inches 12/07/2003 95% weight
6 Months 10 Days First Juice. 12/07/2003 Loved it of course.
6 Months 18 Days First Tooth 12/15/2003
6 Months 29 Days Second Tooth 12/26/2003 Two front teeth for Christmas.
8 Months 8 Days 21lbs 11ozs 1/04/2004
8 Months 9 Days Pulled Up 2/05/2004 Pulled up using ball ramp toy.
8 Months 10 Days Cruising 2/06/2004 Transferred from table to couch too!
8 Months 24 Days Stood Solo 2/20/2004
8 Months 29 Days Said "ma ma" 2/25/2004
9 Months 4 Days 22lbs 5ozs 3/02/2004 60% height/90% weight
10 Months 14 Days 23lbs 10ozs 4/10/2004
10 Months 18 Days First Steps 4/14/2004 Carrying balls in nursery
11 Months 8 Days Said "DUCK" 5/05/2004 While picking up a duck in tub
11 Months 14 Days 23lbs 3ozs 5/11/2004
14 Months 5 Days Said "Old Mac Donald" 8/01/2004 Points to stereo and says it so we will turn the song on
14 Months 7 Days Signed "more" at dinner 8/03/2004 Each time he ran out of food
17 Months 11 Days Said "Apple" 11/07/2004
18 Months 4 Days 28lbs 6ozs 12/01/2004
22 Months 25 Days First Airplane Ride 4/20/2005 Greensboro to Atlanta
22 Months 25 Days First Trip Out Of The Country 4/20/2005 Grand Bahama Island
25 Months 27 lbs  33 1/2 inches 6/29/2005
2 Years 2 Months Gave up his pacifier 7/31/2005 called them poohs
2 Years 6 Months First Haircut 11/11/2005 Salon 1
2 Years 10 Months First trip to the dentist 3/8/2006
3 Years 2 Months First big boat ride 7/28/2006 Georgetown, SC
3 Years 3 Months 31 lbs 35 1/2 inches 8/23/2006 3 year checkup
3 Years 7 Months Awarded Yellow Belt Status 1/16/2006
4 Years 3 Months 1st Soccer Practice 9/11/2007 Instructional League Soccer
4 Years 4 Months 32.5 lbs  38 inches 10//3/2007 10% height / 30% weight
4 Years 5 Months 1st day in the beginner karate class 11/2/2007 Mount Airy Martial Arts
5 Years 3 Months 36.5 lbs  40.75 inches 9/19/2008 15% height / 45% weight
6 Years 1st Vacation Bible School 6/15/2009
6 Years 1st Day of Kindergarten 8/26/2009
6 Years 4 Months Lost 1st Baby Tooth 10/01/2009 pulled it himself using a washcloth
6 Years 5 Months Lost 2nd Baby Tooth 11/09/2009 pulled it himself at bedtime
6 Years 9 Months Lost 3rd Baby Tooth 2/28/2010 fell out during dinner
7 Years 2 Months 1st time on bike without training wheels 7/2/2010
7 Years 2 Months Swimming under water w/o holding nose 7/18/2010 at Hilton Head, SC
7 Years 2 Months Jumped off a diving board 7/23/2010 at Homeplace with Amy
7 Years 5 Months 1st First Place  - Pee Wee Soccer Fall League 10/19/2010 5-1-2 record with the Green Team
7 Years 1st Place - Dogwood District Pinewood Derby 2/26/2011 1st Place Tiger Car - undefeated
7 Years Silver Slugger and Cy Young Awards 5/16/2011 Led machine pitch team with .769 batting avg
8 Years 47 lbs  47 inches 7/6/2011 10% height / 10% weight
8 Years climbed to the top of Raven Knob 10/1/2011 Really proud of Ben on this one, also first Cub Scout camping trip
8 Years Entered Academically Gifted program 10/5/2011 A very small group and a great accomplishment
8 Years Most Outstanding Player - RCC Basketball Camp 12/29/2011 plus Hot Shot Champ and Knock Out Champ
8 Years Leading scorer with 12 points in a 22-20 win 1/7/2012 RCC Court Kids Basketball
8 Years 1st AAU tournament with Surry Stars 2/25/2012 Pilot Mt tournament - scored once
8 Years Scored 861 on a Lexile Reading Test 5/14/2012 Highest score in 2nd grade, 5th-6th grade reading level
8 Years 1st Major League Baseball Game 5/26/2012 Red Sox (3)vs Rays (2)- Fenway Park
9 Years 53lbs 50 inches 9/26/2012
9 Years 3rd Place Overall - Pack 538 Pinewood Derby 2/8/2013
9 Years 1st 5K - VT 3.2 Remembrance Run 4/13/2013
9 Years Scored game winning soccer goal 5/12/2013 1st round of tournament.
10 Years Scored 4 goals in one soccer game 10/12/2013 vs St Paul in Cana, VA
10 Years Won 4th Grade Spelling Bee 12/11/2013
10 Years 3rd Place - Rosy Cheeks 5K 13 and under- 28:30 12/14/2013