Okay, caught up now...
Originally Posted by JD5351
He loves to hide behind our sheer curtain where he thinks we can't see him. I'll say, "Oh no! Where is my baby? I can't find him!" and he'll walk out forward until the curtain slides over his head with the biggest smile on his face.
HAHAHA Emma so does this, too. Anything she can get behind (even if I can clearly see her, like she's on the other side of the changing table which is just a few bars), or step into the other room, etc... all we have to do is say 'Where's Emma? Where's the baby?" and she'll like pop out grinning and squealing. Over and over again, rotfl.
Words: Almost none still. She'll say cat (something good), hey-cat (hi), cat-cat (a cat), and "what's that?". That's pretty much it. But I don't know if I could even list the words/phrases she understands. We'll go through a picture book and she knows pretty much anything in there (can point to it when I ask), and also associates it with things outside the book... like if there is a picture of a blanket, and I say "where's the blanket?" she'll point to the picture, then look at me and pat the blanket we're sitting on. She knows all the face and body parts (ear, nose, leg, toes, belly button) etc (it's really funny to surprise her with "Em, where's your belly button!" when she's just walking around, because her eyebrows will go up, she'll immediately drop whatever she's doing and pull up her shirt to point to her belly button). She understands pretty much anything simple that I say to her. But she won't make a peep. I'll ask her to say things, and she'll literally clamp her lips shut, rotfl. I'll give her a few more months before I worry about it. She does babble a lot in her own Emma-language.
TEETH: We've just now got number 7 broken through, and I think we're going for number 8. She's had the four up top and the two on the bottom, and number 7 and 8 are also on the bottom (surrounding the first two incisors).
SHOES: Obsessed. I have to keep them in a drawer half the time, if she sees them she just wants me to put them on, then let her walk for a minute, then take them off, then put them back on, etc etc.
BOOKS: Also obsessed. We keep getting new ones because I'm bored reading the same ones over and over again. If I sit down, at all, that's her cue to race off, grab a book, shove it in my hand, then reach for me to pick her up. She would sit in my lap and read books literally all day.
SLEEP: Still doing good, we've been down to one nap (in the morning, like 9 am - 10 am) for months now. She sleeps from 7 pm - 6 am. Still co-sleeping, but we've started trying to get her to sleep on her own mattress in her room, because of the new baby coming (any day now, practically). She's a light sleeper and I know being in the bed with the new baby, and us getting up to change diapers or whatever often during the night, would disturb her so much. So, we've been starting her out in her own bed, she'll sleep there from 7 pm to somewhere between 9 and midnight, then get in bed with me. Hopefully by the time I have the baby she'll be sleeping through the night in there. We'll see how it goes.
Everything Else: She's really pretty awesome. It's not the easiest thing in the world being this pregnant and taking care of her all day by myself, but she's so good-natured even when teething, that it's not that hard.
Wearing Daddy's work hat:http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9.../081110009.jpg
Fun at the beach with me and my sister :http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9.../080110018.jpghttp://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9.../080110013.jpghttp://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9.../080110008.jpg
Eating cereal with Daddy on Saturday morning:http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9.../081110007.jpg