Crawl everywhere, particularly everywhere mommy doesn’t want you. If she sees you, giggle like crazy and hurry up. Stop, to be sure she will catch you. Whine a little to protest being caught and then happily wiggle legs. Scream randomly during diaper changes. Try to touch the doodie. Pat at yourself to see what’s down … [Read more…]
The bright red and blue flashing lights on daddy’s computer (drag away from computer and redirect with a toy). The cord under the table (and now BEHIND the fan AND the playpen) that the fan, lamp, cell phone chargers and night light are plugged into (drag away from cord and explain how cords are dangerous, … [Read more…]
Why mysterious? You put her in shorts, tshirt, onesie, or pants, or any combination, and she will flop like she’s doing ‘the worm’. Put her in long sleeved/footed pjs and she can use all her limbs and trounce across the floor. What the heck?
Peek a boo is not necessarily a ‘cover your face with something’ game around our house. We also play peek a boo (the only way she will start it herself), by holding something you can see through, like a teething ring, up to her eyes and then looking at you and grinning. Are we messing … [Read more…]
Our 4th of July will be covered in Fun Monday tomorrow, but just wanted to let you know how things are going otherwise. Here’s an update not of just the weekend, but of new accomplishments on the home front. Keeley waves ‘hi’ to the baby in the mirror and more recently, to real people instead … [Read more…]
Why do ‘they’ make books that crinkle and wrinkle up like a plastic bag, so kids LOVE the sound? Then all the sudden they reach for a plastic bag because it crinkles, and we all scream NOOO!! You can’t have that. Can you imagine what the heck they must think of us at that point?
Keeley knew she had feet before, she watched them wiggle with striped socks on when she was 2 months old. Between 3 and 4 months old, she began using them to help bump the activity center on her bouncy seat and kick the toy we put at her posterior end. Now? She pries on the … [Read more…]
five months old
Yesterday, I went to change the munchkins diaper. I pulled the old one out (the cloth ones you can’t ‘double’ very well, so you have to bait and switch) and went to put the new one in. I touched her feet, she lifted them up, and then I went to push on her diaper, and … [Read more…]
Rubbing our feet together, we don’t produce flame, but we do get our socks wiggled off in record time.