-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
-playing outside in the cold
-being told no
-not being allowed unlimited snacks