To T at 2.5 Years | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 2.5 Years

Dear T, I know I always say that you have grown so much, but these last 6 months you have really shown amazing growth.  I think the year between 2 and 3 years is usually a transition time from toddler to child, and I definitely see that in you.  But the biggest difference is in…

To T at 2 Years | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 2 Years

  Dear T, Happy Birthday!  You are now a two-year-old!  You are a sweet, active, curious boy.  You love to run around, climb on things, and throw balls (and other things).  You and your sister often run around together or chase each other around the house.  You also enjoy hopping around – it is a…

To T at 21 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 21 Months

Dear T, This your second holiday season with us and you are almost two!  You are most definitely a toddler now – getting into everything and sharing your likes and dislikes.  You are currently interested in vehicles – especially construction vehicles – and animals.  You also still like to clean; you help pick up most…

To T at 18 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 18 Months

Happy year and a half birthday, T!  I know I say this a lot, but this is such a fun age!  You have suddenly become so expressive as you communicate with us, and your joy in your discoveries of the world is contagious.You have been walking, running and climbing for a while.  You have mastered…

To T at 15 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 15 Months

Dear T, Happy Summer, Little Buddy!  The days have been warm and sunny, and we have been spending more time outside – which is where you want to be! You walk, run, and climb very well.  You recently learned how to come down the stairs correctly (backwards or on your bottom) and have been practicing…

To K at 2.5 Years | Happy Mom Musings

To K at 2.5 Years

Dear K, My sweet girl, you are growing up so fast. You are much less a baby now and are transitioning into being a “kid.” You are very independent and like to explore, which often leads to me having to tell you no, which you do not like. Obviously, the biggest change in the past…

Montessori at 2 Years | Happy Mom Musings

Montessori at 2 Years

We have been doing some Montessori activities since K was a less than a year old – including exploring treasure baskets, expanding vocabulary through cards that I made, doing shape puzzles, etc.  But just before her 2nd birthday, I decided to step things up a bit since she has quite the vocabulary and seemed to…

Celebrating K's 2nd Birthday | Happy Mom Musings

Celebrating K’s 2nd Birthday

K turned 2 at the end of December, so I recently did a “birthday interview” with her, asking her some questions I hope to ask every year.  Here are her 2 year old answers: What is your favorite color? Purple What is your favorite toy? Stuffed dog (she has several, so I’m not sure which…