This past week has been a really rough one around here. Basically, there was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad event that occurred that resulted in the death of one of Stella’s daycare mates last week. You’ve probably read about it in the news, it’s that bad. At any rate, we’ve been spending this past week holding her close and thinking about how it’s impossible to protect her from all of the bad people in the world, and that is so, so scary. We love you so much Stella.
I know I say it every since month, but WOW have you grown. This month just flew by! Ever since we got back from Minnesota (right around the 14 month mark), it seems like you have changed by leaps and bounds. You are suddenly a full blown toddler with OPINIONS and PREFERENCES and COMMUNICATION SKILLS to go along with them…and that’s pretty darn cool. 🙂
You comprehension and communication skills are really through the roof lately. If we ask you to go get something or if you want something, you easily follow direction or tell us yes/no. When you want to say yes, you adamantly nod your head yet (it cracks us up every time), and so far the “no” head shakes are pretty cute too. It’s so fun to see how proud of yourself you are that you can communicate with us now. Your signing has really…
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