Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Sophia turned 18 months on Sunday! We celebrated by having her well-baby check-up yesterday...
She is, not surprisingly, doing great. I have had several people comment to me that she looks tall, which I never understood - until yesterday. Seems she is in the 40th percentile in height, but only 14th in weight.
Sophia, now that you're 18 months, here are some of the things I absolutely adore about you, and never want to forget...
~ The way you drink all your milk from your cereal bowl when you're done, following my accidental example...
~ When you see something you want, you say "peeease" and nod your head.
~ The way you start "reading out loud" from the book you're looking at when Dad or I read to you.
~ How excited you get when Dad gets home - you run toward the door, arms out for a hug, squealing the whole way.
~ How you have started liking being "pretty" - barrettes and headbands in your hair, necklaces, combing your hair.
~ How, every time I walk down the hall, you follow me, either saying "upupupup" (telling me you want me to lift you "up" onto my bed to play), or "po-y" (meaning you want to sit on the potty).
~ The way you sit at your desk with a piece of paper and pen, diligently writing, as if you are chronicling your day for future generations.
~ How, when you know we're getting ready to leave, you start gathering things: your shoes, my shoes, my purse, the diaper bag... then get VERY upset if we don't leave right away!
~ The way you hold your hand up to your mouth and make "whisper" noises if Dad or I whispers to you.
~ How you fold your hands and say "paaay" when it's time to pray - and if we say the Lord's Prayer, you say it with us. In tongues, apparently. ;-)
~ How upset you get when someone else is crying or yelling. I hope you never lose this sense of empathy.
You are such a sweet child!