Alex’s newest experiment: Stick your fingers in mama’s mouth while she’s reading your bedtime story to see how funny she talks.
Alex must have really enjoyed his lunch today. I fed him “spaghetti rings with franks”. Toward the end of the plate, he started putting rings into his mouth and immediately saying “mmmm’. He did this for about 10 mouthfuls, one … Continue reading
This morning Alex decided to “help” unload this dishwasher. Now he’s been “helping” for many, many months now. I’ve got pictures of him playing in the water on the door while I unload. He also likes to roll the racks … Continue reading
Update on diaper-time: It’s still no fun. Granted, about half of his changes are OK, and they seem to go better on the changing table than on the floor, but Alex still does not like to lie still for diaper … Continue reading
Alex has a new game. We will all be on the floor playing. Alex will sit between Eric and I, put his hands on our faces, and pull us together until we kiss. Over and over and over, until we … Continue reading
Alex still will head straight for an open gate. He can even tell if the gate is just a crack open and he’ll go open it and start up.
Alex closed the dishwasher all by himself today. I was unloading dishes while he played with the dishes still in it. When there was nothing left in it, and I was unloading silverware from the rack, Alex closed the door.
When I picked Alex up from daycare today, I noted to Barb that he was in different shorts. She said, “Yeah, I had to change him because he sat in the dog’s water bowl! He’s never done that before.”
Last night Alex said something new. We have a toy called Counting Pal, that says numbers or colors when you tap the feet (depending on the mode it’s set to). If you don’t touch it for a minute or so, … Continue reading
Alex pulled the ribbon off my doorstop today. The doorstop was made by my grandmother. It’s plastic canvas wrapped around a brick. We use it to keep the gate open at the bottom of the stairs when Alex is sleeping. … Continue reading