Thursday, May 19, 2011


After a week of 90+ degree weather, this little cool spell has been surprising. It's been in the low 50's the past few mornings so pants, socks, and jackets are required for playing out on the porch for the first few hours of the day. It's warmed back up today, just in time for our beach trip!

Chilly Sylvie.

Elliot wasn't being cooperative so I told him I wanted to take a photo of his plane.

I'm not sure why Munchie looked so miffed. Maybe he's cold?

A cute Sylvie story-
We've given in to his pleading and now allow Elliot to get candy out of gumball machines. We were leaving a restaurant yesterday after meeting Randy in town for lunch, Elliot got some candy, and then I took him to the restroom (potty training seems to be going well). When we came back out, Sylvie had candy slobber dripping down her chin. Randy said she was so pitiful, going up to the gumball machines, turning the handles and cupping her hands underneath while saying "Dis? Dis?" (this), and waiting for candy to come out. So he got her some M&M's. :)

Her vocabulary is really taking off! Her new favorite word is flower. It sounds more like fower, but with some kind of weird vowel-y twang to the middle of it. She uses it often, in reference to flowers printed on her clothes, flowers in the yard, and flowers in the craft section at Wal-mart. She even pointed at her hairbow holder on the wall of her room and said it yesterday afternoon. And sure enough she has a couple flower clippies on it!


  1. I just remembered your blog, so I've been playing catch up today. It's amazing how much the kids have grown looking at your pictures on here.
    And it never ceases to amaze me how much a child's vocabulary takes off around the age of 2! I love it! :)

  2. Except for a handful of words, Elliot stayed pretty silent until he was well over a year and a half, so Sylvie's vocabulary and comprehension at 15 months amazes me! I think that's just one of the differences between boys and girls!


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