Sunday, November 27, 2011

31 Months Old...

Daniel will be three in five short months...  Yikes!  So, I am going to cherish these monthly updates until then, because I am going to have to slow down after that, as Daniel will be welcoming a new sibling into the family.

In Daniel's 31st Month, He:
Still wore a size 4 diaper.
Wore size 8 1/2 in shoes.
Wore some 2T and mostly 3T clothes.
Weighed about 33 pounds.
Was extremely sassy and bossy.
Was a ridiculous climber.
Was very sneaky.
Was not a big eater.
In fact, he almost never ate.
Was Thomas the Train for Halloween.
Talked in sentences...  Paragraphs even.
Did not like to stay at home.
Did NOT like to be laughed at or with.
Hated wearing socks and shoes.
Peed in the potty some on his own.
Cracked a whole carton of eggs onto the coffee table.
Took a family vacation to Gatlinburg.
Saw a black bear in Cades Cove.
Loved riding the train at Ober Gatlinburg.
Disliked outlet shopping.
Could not sit still in a restaurant.
Rode the chair lift with Daddy.
Came down the alpine slide with Daddy.
Ice-skated for the very first time with Daddy.
Liked talking with Grandpa.
Was always wanting to snack.
Got quiet when up to no good.
Loved to run and slide.
Liked hiding and "building" towers and tents.
Woke atleast 3-4 times a night.
Sleepwalked and talked.  Yikes.
Had a fear of the dark, alligators, and sharks.
We had no idea why.
Swore there were alligators in the corner of his room.

Some of Daniel's Favorite Things:
Food(s): Spaghetti
Toy(s): Puzzles, Towers
Show(s):  Word World, Wild Kratts
Movie(s):  Cars, Toy Story, Annie
Snack(s): Gummy Snacks, Apples w/ NO peel, Candy
Song(s):  ABCs
Color(s):  Blue and Black
Thing to Do:  Climb the Fridge, Oven, or Counters
People:  Grandpa, Mimi
Daniel's Popular Phrases of His 31st Month:
We still aren't sure where he gets his bossy attitude!
  • Stop it!
  • Stop that!
  • Shhh.
  • Be quiet.
  • Shut it.
  • I not like it.
  • I stay here.
  • Daniel go to timeout.
  • No no spanking.
  • Listen to me, Mommy.
  • Pst...  (to get your attention)
  • Excuse me.  (after certain actions were made)
  • It's God-Jesus!  Look! (upon seeing churches, crosses, or baby Jesus)
Some of His 31st Month Highlights:
Giving little brother some lovin'.

Eating Cheetos in the living room.
What was Mom thinking?!

Having a taste of his very first S'more.

Where Daniel was often found...
In the kitchen sink,
in the pile of dirty dishes,
water running over,
with Dawn bubbles he'd poured in himself!

Sir Topham Hatt and Thomas the Train
make a stop at Pop and Gran-Ju's house.

With Mommy at the Old Mill Restaurant
in Pigeon Forge.
As a side note, Daniel loved feeding the ducks,
but despised when the pigeons came near and
stole their food.

Smiling and sharing with "Atlie" (Natalie).

We take this kiddo to
Five Guys and Fries
for a burger, and
what does he want?!
Cereal and peanuts, of course.

Taking a ride on the Grandpa "horsey."

Riding the Chair Lift with Daddy
to the Alpine Slide.
watching this.

First time ice skating
in Gatlinburg.

First time seeing real bears
in Gatlinburg!

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