Today you are a week shy of your 21 month birthday. You look more like a three year old and you try so hard to keep up with your 5 year old brother. In just 3 months we'll be celebrating your 2nd birthday! Wow! It's so hard to believe.
You came into this world a big boy at 10 lbs and 3 oz and two months ago you weighed 32 lbs and were 36 1/2 inches long. You're going to be a tall boy, very tall. If I had to guess I'd say 6'5" like one of your uncles. You love to
You wear a size 5 diaper and mostly 3T clothes. Your shoes, when you choose to wear them are a size 9.
You're smart, so very smart. You don't have much to say, but you understand everything being said to you. A few days ago you said Mema, I heard it, but of course you haven't repeated it since. You give the biggest, sloppiest, wettest, most delicious kisses.
You're still a very good sleeper, now that we've moved you into the toddler bed. And as long as you have at least 3 binkies with you. One in your mouth and one for each hand. We'll worry about orthodontia later. Fortunately your parents have great insurance.
You climb like a monkey and I haven't found a gate yet to keep you in one spot and out of trouble. The latch on the back sliding door that I installed when your brother was a little over 2 is no match for you. You climb on top of the garbage can to release it and let yourself and the dogs into the yard. A light bulb went on and I purchased a $5 shower curtain rod to install between the doors. So far you haven't figured it out, but it's only been a few hours.
You love to splash in the kiddie pool and sprinkler and you had a great time at the water park on Memorial Day.
You're constantly on the move and have a bit of a stubborn streak. Recently you've been replying to our requests with a very emphatic NO. It's absolutely exhausting at times just to be around you! But I wouldn't trade one single minute of it. It's what keeps me getting out of bed every morning and keeps me on my toes. Because one day in the distant future I will dance with Pa at your wedding, but not before I watch you cross the stage at some prestigious university to receive your degree.
I love you my sweet, sticky boy!