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Two and a Half!


It has been far too long since I've written because Gabby has been keeping me busy (not to mention Mike being gone more means I am busier all around).  Today to celebrate Gabby's 2 1/2 year mark I will give you a little insight into the milestones she has met:
  • Gabby can snip paper
  • She talks constantly in complete sentences: "Mommy you my best friend. Come here and play with me!" were her phrases of the day
  • The funnies words she says: peanut butter, balloon...basically anything with an "l" in it
  • Gabby can ride a tricycle
  • Gabby can navigate and i-phone, find her apps, and play them
  • Gabby can put on her own socks and shoes
  • She can eat with a spoon and fork without any help
  • She can color with paper
  • She can count to 11
  • She knows all of her shapes
  • She know how to spell stop
  • She can pick up after her own spills (when she wants to)
  • She has an imagination
  • She knows words that I have never said to her
  • She can do basic puzzles
  • She can problem solve without help
  • She makes her own jokes
  • She can sing at least 5 songs and know the motions
Gabby loves to:
  • Paint
  • Blow bubbles
  • Draw with chalk outside
  • Play with her friends
  • Feed Marley
  • Go on walks
  • Go to the zoo/farm
  • Make bracelets
  •  Have tea parties
  • Read books
  •  Boss us around
  • Play with her baby doll house
  • Swim
  • Glue things on paper
In general, Gabby makes us laugh every day and she is so smart she truly surprises us at least once a day. I cannot express how amazingly sweet, loving, and intelligent my sweet baby girl is. 

Comments

Anonymous said…
Seeing it all in a list really makes you say wow! She is such an exceptional, intelligent, unique little girl. :) Kudos to her mom and dad for working so hard with her! She is brilliant but I doubt she could spell at age 2 1/2 without a diligent and caring mommy. She's a lucky girl.
Amber said…
Thank you, we are very lucky to have her and try to be the best parents we can possibly be.

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