Thursday, May 3, 2012

14 Months

A Look Back at the Month of March

I could look at this picture all day.  This little girl lights-up each day and fills it with lots of of excitement.

At 14 months Rita is:
  • nursing
  • walking with confidence
  • cloth diapered (with a bit of EC at home)
  • sleeping in her crib all night long for the past 10 days!
  • dancing
  • loving music
  • drawing with colored pencils (her favorite medium so far)
  • singing "ABCs" and "Twinkle Twinkle" or "Up A Bove" as she says
  • talking all the time!  She says: Moma, Dada, bye-bye, hi, outside, bird, ball, Jesus, cheese, all done, bite, eat, do-do (pronounced "dough-dough" = to sleep), no, stop it, poo-poo, thank you, nose
  • signing: milk (she wants to nurse), all done, more, water, please, 
  • understands the signs for the above that she signs as well as bath, thank you, drink
  • loving to eat raisins, kumquats from Mamzie and Gramp's tree, cheese (a sometimes generic name she uses for any type of food), strawberries and blueberries, celery, carrots, bell peppers and she even likes the taste of vinegar - most assuredly that comes from Tyler!
  • giving us "sweet eyes"
  • giving kisses and hugs
  • waving bye-bye
  • hugging, kissing and cuddling Jonah since we were six weeks pregnant (and are now 24 weeks along!)
  • loving to swing outside and look at birds
  • collecting leaves and playing in the dirt - she has always been drawn to leaves
  • curious about everything! every door must be opened and closed, cabinet explored and crawled into if possible, drawer emptied, box overturned, potted plant uprooted, leaf collected (we find them all about the house, in her bed and in her car seat)
  • making us smile and laugh until our hearts nearly burst with love


  1. Thanks! We think so! Can't believe it is already May!

  2. Thank you! We think so, but maybe we're biased? ;)


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