She loves putting on and taking off my shoes. She likes to put them on me, she will bring them to me while I am in the living room and put them on and off and on and off. Now she like to have them on herself. Jason was watching her yesterday and she brought him my shoes and had him put them on her feet and she would take one step and they would stay on, so she would just take off and run right out of the shoes. She would then look back see the shoes on the ground, get frustrated, and bring them back to daddy to start all over again.
She loves her daddy. She does a little "daddy dance" when he comes home. She squeals and stops her feet really fast. She is also his little drummer girl. She likes to drum on anything that is the correct height. She will even drum on her own tummy.
She has started putting her arms out behind her sticking her neck out jabbering and then taking off. It is the funniest thing to watch. Not sure if she thinks her arms behind her will help her run or fly. :)
She now consistently will find her belly button if you ask her where her belly button is. She says and will find "eyes." Hopefully you don't mind her poking you in the eye :) She also has said and pointed to her nose, head, and toes.
She also listens if you ask her to go pick something up and then put it in a box or, put it away. I guess this means we can start cleaning although she will just pull it all back out again :)
She now is in a toddler bed and had no trouble going from the crib to the bed, she likes that she can climb off her bed and meet me at the door after her naps. She is sleeping much better over all. She only wakes once a night if she wakes at all. We are still having a fight about the going to sleep part. She doesn't ever want to go to sleep, but is better once she is asleep.
I think she may be afraid of the dark. We turned off the wipe warmer which was acting as the night light in the room, and she refused to walk in the room to go to bed one night. I thought maybe she just didn't want to go to bed, but then the next night she woke an hour after going to bed and refused to go back to sleep in her room. So last night I turned on another night light and she slept in her room just fine.
She has now cut two of her molars, and of course had to cut one at Josh's wedding, making for a VERY fussy baby. Sorry Josh and Anna :) She looked super cute though :) It was a wonderful wedding and I am so happy for both of them. I can't wait to see pictures from their honeymoon in Jamaica!
Unrelated, we are going to have a new addition to our family in February. We have seen the heartbeat on the ultrasound so that makes it official. I am wondering if this one is a boy. My pregnancy has already been SO different than it was with Ava. With Ava once I started having morning sickness I had it every single day. With this one I have only had it a few times a week and then the other days I feel fine. For instance Tuesday morning was the first morning I actually got sick, but then I felt fine until today and then I am nauseous this morning. I have had more food aversions this time around. I really didn't have any with Ava. I will not want food I normally love, or I will look at something and think it looks good, but once I start eating it I don't want it anymore. Like, I cannot take another bite. It is really weird. I guess we will just have to wait and see.
Sorry this post ended up being super long, I had lots to get down about where Ava is now since it has been so long since I last posted.