Friday, March 2, 2012

21-Month-Old Samuel

In 3 whopping months, Samuel will turn two.  Something is just not right about that!

In his 21st month, Samuel:
Weighed 26 lbs.
Wore 12-18 month clothes.
Wore a size 5 wide or extra wide in shoes.
Was in size 4 and 5 diapers.
Began liking Mother's Day Out.
Stopped crying when dropped off.
Was very timid and shy.
Was uncomfortable around crowds.
Was never sure of unfamiliar faces.
Didn't like being touched.
Became very sick at the end of January.
Tested positive for strep and pneumonia.
Had his first, scary case of hives.
It was related to the strep.
Didn't enjoy taking antibiotics...  3 rounds.
Talked all the time.
Was a deep thinker.
Was always listening and thinking.
Did what he was told.
Was a Mommy's boy.
Began to be more independent.
Liked hearing the doorbell ring.
Finally liked to swing!
Disliked getting his diaper changed.
Wasn't big on sharing his toys or books.
Could count from 1 - 9.
Recognized most colors.
Had a huge vocabulary.
Understood exact details and followed them.
Was VERY tender-hearted.
Cried when he got in trouble.
Seriously was the sweetest child.

Some of Samuel's Favorite Things:
Food(s):   Spaghetti, Bread
Toy(s):   Books, His Grill and Play Food
Show(s): Curious George, Elmo's World
Movie(s):  Cars 2
Snack(s):   Goldfish
Song(s):   ABCs, Jesus Loves Me
Color(s):   Blue
Thing(s) to Do:   Sing and Read
People:  Daddy, Mommy, Daniel
Some of Samuel's Popular Phrases:
  • Stop it.
  • I lub you, Danyule.
  • Where Daddy go?
  • Hi, Mommy.
  • Yep.
  • Nope.
  • I finished.
  • I swingin'.
  • Danyule's funny.
  • Hurry up!
  • I like it.
  • I not like it.
  • I want cereal.  Peez?
Other 21st Month Fun Facts:
Samuel helped his Mommy celebrate her 29th birthday!
Can you guess who ate ALL of his cake,
then wanted more?!

Night time fun with Daddy is the best!

Just another morning with my brudder...
Moments before Daniel started kissing Samuel's cheeks!

Sick Samuel
This was the morning we discovered Samuel
is prone to getting hives when he is sick.
His face was Mommy's indication that
something wasn't right with Samuel that day.

The best part about big brother potty-training?
Getting to wear Mr. Incredible underwear for fun!

Samuel, who do you love?
I lub Daddy.

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