Nineteen-Twenty-One Months


-counting to thirteen (which she pronounces more like fourteen) 

-Sesame Street characters and their doll counterparts which she’s been accumulating one by one: Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Rosita, and Grover. We got her Rosita for Hanukkah after she must have had a vivid dream she already had her and searched everywhere for her. 

-all manner of holiday decorations   

-playing with Peter, Luke, and Loren

-fruit and nuts, which we are finally letting her eat

-reading, over and over! 

-bringing ALL the friends into her crib with her  

-Kids Music Together, more than ever  

-the Sonia de los Santos version of “Chocolate” 

-playing with her grandparents, aunts and uncles, and GG! 

-her new kitchen, tea set, coffee maker, and wooden friends  

-having family babysit

-naming her toys  



-falling on her face and knocking her teeth loose, necessitating an immediate end to thumb-sucking, eating only tiny pieces of food, and wearing “robot hands” to sleep

-meeting Santa  

-playing outside in the cold  

-being told no

-not being allowed unlimited snacks