toddler life

Levi the Great

Hey, Mom...

Do you wanna see a trick I can do?

I can climb onto my truck all by myself...

And "seat up" is just the way I roll!

Traffic Regulations

One day, I noticed that Levi had lined up all his cars in a row. Because it is important to know when it is your turn.

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Unless you're a dragon, because, well... dragon! Then, it's always your turn! :-)

Crocs Rock

Crocs Rock

In the last few days, these have been Levi's favourite things to wear. He goes and finds them from the shoe stash in our entrance first thing int he morning, brings them to you (one at a time, sometimes), and stands there holding them out to you, making his little ascending-pitch "uh?" sound that is his general word whenever he has a question or wants something. Once you help him put them on, he is happy as a clam, proud as punch, and wears them for pretty much the rest of the day.

First Birthday

Levi turned one yesterday. To celebrate, he spent a couple of hours with his Nana and birth mom/"Auntie". Then when he came home, he had fresh oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.

Last night, I gave him a haircut. I don't think it was his absolute first, but it may have been the first all-over cut. (This boy came out with a lot of hair, so he's probably had a trim or two before.) Here he is today, sportin' his new 'do. It's a bit choppy in places, but for a baby haircut, he did amazingly well. I've just got a couple little pieces I need to even out later.

Today, we had errands to do in town all afternoon. Despite that, this was the happiest, most settled day that he has had since he came to be with us. It also followed the longest, most undisturbed night of rest he has had yet.

Every day, things are getting just a little easier.

We are so looking forward to what the next year brings. Love you so much already, little man!