Sunday, 18 November 2012

14 months

Lets keep this short and sweet. Here's a snapshot of Atticus at 14 point form.

  • WALKING...for about a week now. He waddles around the house with the cheekiest smirk on his face. And when he is about to lose his balance, he plonks down on his bum. No massive stacks yet.
  • CHATTERBOX...I have lost count of his words and sounds. He doesn't miss a thing! He will hear a train signalling in the distance or a bird chirping outside at the crack of dawn. He repeats every single word I say. To dogs in the street he yells out "DoK...woof...sit" He can count from 2 to 6 all by himself (refuses to say "one") and then adds in nine(naaaaain) and ten (tet) for good measure. Always rounded off with a big YAAAAAAY!
  • LIDS... Atticus loves anything with a lid. Jars, bottles, deodorant sticks, perfume....putting a lid on a bottle and pulling it off can keep him busy for hours! cheap thrills:)
  • NO!!!... The "No" phase has begun. And when he says "no", he means "no". It usually comes accompanied by a "talk to the hand" hand. Or a shake of the head. And sometimes even followed by "topp it" (stop it). "Atti, come kiss mama" I say. "NO" he yells, "TOPPPIT"! I didn't think I'd be facing the kiss rejections so soon :(
  • C-YA...he bellows every time anyone comes, goes, or even walks out into another room.
  • ELMO...loves tickle me Elmo that he hijacked from Aunty DI. cuddles and kisses him and bounces up and down when Elmo play music and sings.
  • CLIMBING...on everything. Climbs on and off our bed solo, the couch, chairs, benches, stools, anything within reach.
  • MAMA...finally finally started calling me "Mama". 
  • SLEEP...still spends half the night in our bed, which to tell you the truth is really lovely when he's sleepy and cuddly but not when he want to play and pull my hair out or bash us in the head. (or for that matter throw mobile phones at our heads) He had his first independent sleep-over at "Ninna" and Alec's house last weekend(!). Everyone survived. We're thrilled.
**photo credit to the wonderful jason

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