Tag Archives: development

Drinking from a straw cup

Lizzy always wants whatever you have (always. Like a toddler.) I was drinking out of one of our big water cups with a straw and she kept trying to take it and drink it. So I got out one of … Continue reading

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Getting dressed

Lizzy loves to try to help get herself dressed in the morning. She definitely knows where socks go! (Even if she doesn’t quite have the coordination to put them on.)

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Helping mommy

Lizzy helped mommy with laundry! She would pull things out of the basket and hand them to me to fold and put in another basket. She found the sheets frustrating because they were too big to pull out.

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Walking around

Lizzy loves to walk now! She’s getting a lot steadier, too.

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Artwork

Lizzy has started doing artwork at school. I love it! The teacher was very complementary of her first effort with markers because she had a lot of lines. Apparently,  most of the times kids have more stabby dots than lines … Continue reading

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Books

We’ve been trying to read to Lizzy pretty much since she was born because it’s what you’re supposed to do. She’s never really been interested in it, until the last week. All of a sudden, she is super into books. … Continue reading

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Arm hugs

Lizzy’s favorite new thing to do is hug arms. She’ll grab your arm and pull it over then give it a little snuggle. It’s so cute!

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First steps!

(Actual first steps not pictured) Lizzy has been walking so well with assistance lately. She’ll walk with fingers to hold; she loves walking with her push toys. But today she took her first solo steps. She was playing on the … Continue reading

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Shoes

Much to my surprise,  Lizzy loves shoes. I usually take her shoes off when we get home from daycare to let her feet breathe a little. Today,  she pulled them off the cedar chest, sat down and tried to figure … Continue reading

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Shoes!

We got Lizzy her first pair of shoes! (Well, second pair, but first pair that is developmentally appropriate for her. Apparently she needs flexible soled shoes while she’s still learning.) She’s actually doing really well with them! We had her … Continue reading

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