My little athlete.
Thursday, September 24, 2009
Jonah has always loved books. Now that he's more independent, he is able to be more demanding when it comes to reading them. He will go pick one out and hand it to me, then turn around and back up until he plops into my lap. Heaven help me if I'm standing up and don't get into position by the time he's ready to sit down! He'll read the same book over and over, wanting me or Kevin to read it the first few tmes and then wanting to read it to us after. If you try to pick up a different book, screaming ensues. He wants THAT book and only THAT book until the next time he wants to read, when the whole process starts over with a new book.
He also loves the outdoors. He doesn't care where he is as long as it is outside. The first thing he does when he gets up on the morning is run to the front door to get his shoes, then he brings them to whoever is awake. He wants them on his feet NOW. He wants outside NOW. This is a process that is repeated over and over throughout the day. He'll run and bring us his shoes and with those big brown hopeful eyes, who could refuse him?
Friday, September 18, 2009
Jonah doesn't talk too much. Mostly it's just babbling ("mamamama, bababa" with the occasional "dog!" thrown in). Sometimes he'll repeat words we say. Last night he was hanging out with his cousins. Makayla was talking about chocolate when Jonah turned to us and very clearly said "I eat chocolate." His first sentence! He hasn't said anything since; I guess he's saving it up so that he can wow us again.