Happy birthday to my nephew Wyatt, who turned 1 yesterday! I love that Edith has a cousin so close in age.
is a mere three months older -- she turned 15 months on Friday. Yet it
seems as if so much has happened in the last three months! She gained
almost 2 pounds, to 20 pounds, 1 ounce. She's longer, too: from 29
inches to 30.5 inches long.
She can stand without
holding on to anything, although walking is still elusive. But the girl
who hesitantly began to wave a couple of weeks before her birthday now
waves to everyone in sight. When we sat by the door at Qdoba on a recent
Sunday, she greeted everyone who walked by.
points, eats off a plate and tries her best to use a spoon. She can make
choices: which cup to drink from, which book to read. She can climb up
stairs or to the top of a chair -- although coming back down is another
She loves the Itsy Bitsy Spider, especially
making the hand motions for the spider. She's on her way to learning the
parts of her body. Her belly is a popular choice, with her toes and
head not too far behind.
I know there are things
I'm missing. It's all happening so fast, it's sometimes difficult to
keep track. I can't wait to see what the next three months bring.