Last night while playing, Eliza stopped, looked at her new tricycle (which she calls a bicycle) and said: “Mommy, my bicycle is sad.” It took Betsy a few minutes to figure out what she meant, but she was focused on the wheel above. She then went over to the bike, patted it, and said “It’s […]
IMG_0420, originally uploaded by griffey. Eliza has started catching up with her playmates in terms of physical prowess. Suddenly she wants to climb onto anything and everything: stairs, chairs, boxes, computer monitors daddy leaves lying the floor. It’s a little scary. She’s also trying to jump, which basically means she stands up on tip toes […]
IMG_0338, originally uploaded by griffey. Eliza is now refusing to be carried, pushed around in a grocery cart, or anything of the sort. She can walk and so she wants to walk. Everywhere. All the time. In the store, she started asking, “Mommy…out? Walk? Out? Walk?” So we let her lead me around, looking at […]
IMG_7388.JPG, originally uploaded by griffey. She learns to say new words almost every day. This week, she added “boots” and “apple” to her vocabulary, as well as another classmate’s name, Addy. She can also say “bite,” when she wants a bite of something, which I forgot to put in the list below. Yesterday, she repeated […]
IMG_7382.JPG Originally uploaded by griffey Best story of the week: Betsy was in Eliza’s room with her, reading books. Our two cats, Cola and Hootie, came in to see what was going on, but we don’t usually let them in Ellie’s room. So Betsy says “Get out, cats!” and chases them out. Eliza takes a […]
IMG_7307.JPG, originally uploaded by griffey. For posterity’s sake, and because I love lists, and because I’m procrastinating my work…here is a list of Eliza’s current vocabulary. I think we’re up to around 40 or 50 “words.” And these are just the ones she uses consistently and with real meaning. There are other words she has […]
Just watch this! Oh, wait a minute: Maybe not.