My daughter has always been a high needs baby/child, so that part I am getting used to :)
But, she seems to need a ton of senory input to be happy. Pretty much all day she is climbing on me, hugging me, kissing me, but mostly climbing all over me. She screams A LOT. She loves to be dirty, pretty much always plays in the mud when she can or wears her appleasauce on her head whenever possible :) Hated baths as an infant but has loved playing in the water since she could sit up. Likes to put lotion on her hands, bites (unfortunately quite a bit, but it doesn't seem in anger), pets the dogs all the time, but also pulls their hair (again, not out of anger). She is busy, but in very physical ways like climbing and jumping. She doesnt like to be read to much but will at the corners of carboard books or rip pages out of regular ones.
I know some of this is normal toddler behavior, and I am not saying she isn't a typical toddler, but its hard to describe, she seems to constantly need some sort of input (like the climbing/rolling/banging head or hair pulling). I wonder if there are other kids like this?