Annalynn: 2.5 Years Old
Annalynn! You grew to become 2.5 years outdated over the weekend!
Oh, lordy how a lot my child has grown within the final 6 months. While it’s much less and not more bodily expansion at the present time (even though I swear you outgrow footwear at lightening pace), your vocabulary, figuring out, independence, mannerisms, and so on is fantastic. You’re changing into much less and not more infant and an increasing number of a complete on child. I’ll by no means forestall being amazed with observing you develop.
While I’m no longer 100% positive on top, I know you’re trending at the taller facet for you age (a function you for sure didn’t inherit from me) and about 30 lbs. Your closet recently levels from dimension 18 month – 4T and mommy is instantly finding that infant sizing is simply as finicky as ladies’s sizing – you simply by no means know what you’re going to get while you order one thing. You’re additionally in dimension five diapers, 2T-3T pull-ups, and 2T-3T large lady lingerie (extra on that beneath!).
You stay the highest eater at daycare. Your lecturers rave day by day about your skill to consume and pound away meals – particularly greens. However; Daddy and I are nonetheless making an attempt to determine tips on how to get the ones talents to switch at house. Some evenings you’re an attractive eater and feature two servings of no matter we’re consuming – different nights you’ve one chunk and are content material with that. Also, the meals you select to move all-in is everywhere. One week it’s chili and also you LOVE chili. The subsequent week you gained’t contact it with a 10 foot pole, however the couscous dish later within the week is also the winner. It’s a truly a laugh sport we play known as “What will Annalynn eat this week?” Right now I’m simply chalking it as much as customary infant habits and going with the glide.
As a ways as snacks pass, you’re partial to fruit snacks, goldfish, apple sauce pouches, carrot sticks, cheese sticks, and raisins. Every morning you’ve a yogurt pouch once you get up (the very first thing you do once you get away from bed is head instantly to the refrigerator and ask for a “purple yogurt”) and you have got an apple sauce within the automobile at the means house from daycare.
For treats, you like cookies from Publix and ice cream. You aren’t partial to cake or cupcakes, which astound your mama.
I really like the way in which you sleep – please don’t ever exchange.
You’re nonetheless taking 2-Three hour nap maximum weekends and it makes your mommy and daddy so glad. Your mattress time is round 7:30 and we nonetheless have the similar nightly regimen: tub each and every different night time, pajamas, Three books, hugs throughout, after which just right night time. Lately you’ve truly been into sound asleep with the sunshine projector. You additionally love to take random items to mattress. Last night time it was once an Easter egg, however you’ve insisted on bringing books, plastic toys, filled animals, and so on up to now.
You hate being woken up within the morning. During the week I almost have to tug you out of the mattress at 6am. On the weekends you like to sleep in and can keep in mattress way past eight if we permit you to.
It has begun. Kinda.
You’ve been within the potty for some time now. I used to be so naive considering your fascination with the potty supposed it might be simple to potty educate you. Ha. Pretty a lot once I tried to move all-in with potty coaching is the minute you stopped liking it. It was once an excessively infant transfer of you.
I’ll spare the entire embarrassing main points and simply merely state we’ve been at it a few months now. I do know, I do know – all of them say to select a weekend, keep house, and growth – you’ll be potty educated. It sounds really easy… till you check out it and it doesn’t paintings. Instead, we’re taking the sluggish and stable manner with a splash of daycare help. Your daycare educate is mainly a miracle employee and has been doing many of the paintings. I really like her so a lot more for it. You’re constantly the use of the potty at daycare now because of her, however nonetheless reluctant at house. We’re getting there even though – sluggish and stable wins the race, proper?
You love swimming, occurring motorcycle rides, and swinging on the park.
You are obsessive about Moana and Maui – You’re Welcome! – Sophia the First, Mickey Mouse, and Doc McStuffins.
You are loopy impartial and demand on doing the whole lot your self from opening yogurt pouches to peeling bananas to striking your personal footwear on, it’s all “I DO IT!”
You are simply a terrific child to be round and make your mommy and daddy’s hearts burst on a regular basis. Trust me, no longer each day is best, however I couldn’t believe lifestyles any otherwise. We love you, child lady!