June 4, 2008
This is the face of 23 months - messy, silly, crazy, free. Every morning I wonder where I'll get my energy from to tackle this toddler's curiosities and frustrations. Some days are sweeter than others, but I just love watching her figure it all out.
The most common used sentence this month has been: "I don't wanna go night-night." She never said it before this month. I guess it never occurred to her that she could voice her opinion about it until now, but she says it constantly before nap and bedtime. Sean and I are just like, "That's nice; now let's go put jammies on and get in bed." Atleast there are no fits or tantrums that follow that sentence (yet).
Her favorite food: spaghetti. She could eat an adult male's portion of spaghetti and still want more. Strawberries and grapes are also huge favorites.
Her favorite accessory: Plastic jewelry - necklaces, rings, bracelets. This girl is BLINGIN'! Her sparkly red shoes are a close second, but they're getting too tight and uncomfortable. Beautiful does not have to be painful to Hattie yet (that'll change when she starts to care about her unibrow, which is already visible....poor baby got her Mama's genes in that department.)
Her favorite past-time: Watching Little Einsteins or Mickey Mouse Clubhouse , reading books, or going "bye-bye" with Mommy and Daddy.
Goals she has for the future: Going potty. We're gonna attempt potty training next week. If it works, great! If not, we'll put the potty and panties away and try again in a few months, like when her sister is sleeping through the night, and I will have some patience and my sanity back.
Happy 23 Months, baby girl! Sorry we had to celebrate by going to the doctor and getting your ear checked to make sure your ear infection is gone. You let everyone in the whole office know that you are not a big fan of doctors. But atleast you get Mommy all to yourself now for a while since yesterday was our last day with Gracen. I think you miss your playmate a little, though. Don't worry. You'll have a new, permanent one soon ;)!
Wisdom From the Pope
“The inalienable dignity of every human being and the rights which flow from that dignity - in the first place the right to life and the defense of life - are at the heart of the church's message." Pope John Paul ended his address, saying: "In spite of divisions among Christians, 'all those justified by faith through baptism are incorporated into Christ...brothers and sisters in the Lord.'" Pope John Paul 2