8.7 – 8.8 kilos (yes, she thrived and grew much more since Daddy returned from the States!)
I think she has 19. Hopefully I will be able to check in more detail soon…or perhaps when we take her for her first dental checkup soon. Meanwhile, this is what I think she has: 9 bottom teeth (3 incisors, 2 canines, 4 molars) and (maybe) 10 upper teeth (4 incisors, 2 canines and 4 molars).
- Likes carrying things around: stools, chairs, toys, bags. In fact, when I tell her we are going out, she will grab her “handbag” and sling it over her shoulder, announcing to everyone that she is taking her “bag”.
- Very good progress hopping and jumping. Getting there…almost.
- Runs quite fast and follows me most of the time at home.
- Will choose the clothes she wants to wear and sometimes refuses what I have set out for her.
- Love flipping through books and “reading” them.
- Loves doodling on the doodle pad and at times, I use it as a makeshift “babysitter”.
Communication and Social Skills
- She can address all of us in the family by name now, including “E-thin!!”
- She can point to her diaper and say “pee pee” and “poo poo”, asking me to undress her and take her to the potty, but unfortunately we have not had any “output” thus far. I’m using the potty seat on a adult toilet, so it’s easier to clean up.
- Emma can string together short sentences now:
- “Watch Bar-yee!!”
- “Watch choo-choo train!
- “Uh-oh…Bar-yee fall down!”
- Screams REALLY loudly when she doesn’t get her way. The start of the terrible twos, perhaps?
- She can state her opinion by shaking her head and say “No!” very distinctly.
- She loves to dance to music and will even attempt to sing the songs. She loves “Uptown Funk”, by the way.
- She will look at the alphabet magnets on our refrigerator door and say “A B A B” as if she is singing the alphabet song.
- She knows a few shapes and can identify them when we draw it out for her:
Food and Feeding
Still loving her fruits and vegetables and will grab my spoon whenever I am feeding her or even when I am eating. She is quite okay handling the spoon on her own but it can get quite messy. We will probably let her try feeding herself in a restaurant one of these days (so we don’t need to clean up!)