quinn’s thirtieth month ~ can you call the ocean on the phone mama?

7-24-09

he is saying words like “eventually” and “probably” and “albacore tuna”. sheesh. (actually it’s albaTore tuna and prolaly.)

7-27-09

quinn can tell me “i’m scared” or “i’m sad” without me prompting him… with prompting, he can do things like “frustrated” or other harder ones…. for that matter, he on his own says, . . . → Read More: quinn’s thirtieth month ~ can you call the ocean on the phone mama?

quinn’s twenty-sixth month ~ nummy nummean?

 

quinn loves his bathrobe from grams.

 

3-24-09

we had a SUPER mellow day on friday. i saw a couple moments when quinn COULD have gone to a tantrum. i took him to playgroup on friday morning and he was happy to squish playdough through a garlic press and . . . → Read More: quinn’s twenty-sixth month ~ nummy nummean?

quinn’s twenty-fifth month ~ like playdough through a garlic press, these are the days of our lives

 

 

 

2-27-09

we opened a present from grammy and grampy the other night, and he played with it for about an hour, it’s a cool shape puzzle set from melissa and doug he talked all about “geen oval! yellow tiangle!” and stuff. then we painted- we have been doing . . . → Read More: quinn’s twenty-fifth month ~ like playdough through a garlic press, these are the days of our lives

quinn’s twenty-fourth month ~ art therapy and two, too!

1-27-09

quinn requests to have his dad call me now, and he is JUST starting to understand that i can hear him when HE talks on the phone. so instead of just sitting there smiling and listening to me, he is now starting to answer questions i ask him, etc. it is . . . → Read More: quinn’s twenty-fourth month ~ art therapy and two, too!

quinn’s twenty-third month ~ self knowledge, christmas in ny, and bobbins

 

 

12-22-08

before i put quinn to bed, he and i were sitting on the couch we were just reading books and all of a sudden this ambulance went by and blared its siren JUST outside our house. it was really short- it wasn’t like when you hear it coming, it was just . . . → Read More: quinn’s twenty-third month ~ self knowledge, christmas in ny, and bobbins

quinn’s twenty-second month ~ “piddy yites”

11-25-08

some of his musical faves are: baby loves jazz taj mahal young at heart not for kids only jerry garcia and david grisman a children’s celebration of folk music in harmony (sesame street tribute)

but he really loves regular music just as much, honestly. i can put on michael franti and he is . . . → Read More: quinn’s twenty-second month ~ “piddy yites”

quinn’s twenty-first month ~ in there

quinn helped me pack the cds into their cases (he LOVES to do this…)

quinn walks around carrying a random squash going “heaby, heaby (heavy)”

10/24/08

quinn has been sleeping much better. 6 nights without night terrors. last night it took until 9 for quinn to go to bed (with . . . → Read More: quinn’s twenty-first month ~ in there

quinn’s twentieth month ~ ducks in a row

9/26

quinn picked out his own t-shirt this morning- his brown pisces shirt from aunt Lauren. He had a birthday party for Sydne today at daycare, and then we worked on packing for our trip to Portland. New words: curtain, breakfast, oatmeal…

9/27-9/29

we did a quick trip to the farmers market before . . . → Read More: quinn’s twentieth month ~ ducks in a row

quinn’s nineteenth month ~ happy kin, my enthusiasm and gratitude teacher

8/24

grammy, grampy, quinn and i went to seal rock state park beach in the morning. the weather was beautiful. lots of pelicans were perched on the rocks, and quinn is learning the word “seagull”. we went at the right time, because then it rained in the afternoon. we went to the apple . . . → Read More: quinn’s nineteenth month ~ happy kin, my enthusiasm and gratitude teacher

quinn’s eighteenth month ~ muffins in the middle of the night

7/24

Quinn managed to stay awake long enough to make it to the beach. We shared a burrito on the walk there- I hate to not sit down for dinner, but most evenings we then have to choose one or the other- dinner OR beach. Too hard a decision, . . . → Read More: quinn’s eighteenth month ~ muffins in the middle of the night