Friday, February 1, 2008

21 months old today!

J is 21 months old today. That means that in THREE MONTHS he will be 2! WTF?? Where did the time go? This past year has gone by so much faster than the first year, and I have a sneaking suspicion that things are only going to keep speeding up. I was looking at this picture that was taken almost exactly a year ago, and I can remember the day we took it like...well, like it was yesterday.

The terrible 2's are upon us in a big way, but the development has been astounding too, and J is SO MUCH fun to be around now (for the most part. He has his moments.) I found his baby book the other day and I'm going to fashion this entry like the monthly pages in the book:

21 months!
Date: February 1 2008 Height: ? umm, maybe 34"? Weight: I think around 27-28lbs.

Sleeping patterns: 11-12 hours straight through the night! Yeah! I'm a sleep rock star now. I even take a 2-3 hour nap every day.
Eating habits: Picky, picky, picky. As always. Juiceaholic.
New foods I liked: Yeah right. I don't like new food. I may not like today what I liked yesterday.
New discoveries I made: Taking my clothes off, playing with Play-doh, Nick Jr. website where I can listen to the "radio" and hear the Go Diego Go song over and over for an hour straight.

My accomplishments:
  • Counting from 1 to 10 by myself, being able to identify all of the numbers by sight, being able to read the words blue, yellow, red, green, and Jackson.
  • Talking in 2-4 word sentences such as "phone broken," "fire hot," "I see you Mommy," "waffles and syrup", etc.
  • Opening the refrigerator so I can pull out breakable jars (all by myself!).
  • Getting water out of the water dispenser. Well maybe not "getting water" so much as "flooding the kitchen."
  • Pulling my step stool up to the potty by myself so I can then stand on it, turn around, and pee on the bathroom cabinets.
  • This is a big one -- figuring out how to turn off Mommy's "keyguard" on her cell phone if I push enough buttons.
  • Wiping my own nose and sometimes blowing it. Or pulling 5 feet of tissue off the roll so I can take one square and smear snot all over my face singing "wipe nose, wipe nose".

Places I went: Daycare, church, restaurants, the mall, pretty much everywhere Mommy and Daddy go. I've even walked through a couple of casinos. I didn't win anything though.

Special friends I made: I'm REALLY attached to my friend Bobby the gloworm and Kurkle the turtle. Like so attached that when Bobby's batteries wore out at bedtime I had no choice but to pitch a monster fit until Daddy found some batteries in the remote.

Photo of Me at 21 months:

1 comment:

gLobeY said...

Your post cracked me up today! Jackson is making awesome progress with letters, numbers and words! I'm totally impressed. But the thing that impresses me the most - how clean your fridge is! It reminds me that perhaps it's time to clean mine out. LOL!