I got Ava to eat soba noodles! I think she tried it because they look like pasta noodles, but I’m excited about any way that I can get her to eat a variety of foods. It had bok choy and mushrooms in it, so maybe she absorbed some of the nutrients. She’s getting so good […]
Monthly Archive for October, 2015
Tomatoes are the best vegetable to have in surplus. (1) Stuffed Tomatoes There are so many variations of this. You can stuff tomatoes with rice or cheese. Rice was easier to work with. When I cooked the tomatoes with cheese, several of the tomatoes disintegrated and leaked cheese on the pan. The top can be […]
Now that Ava has her own room, I want to decorate it for her. Here’s what it looks like right now: It’s currently a bird-themed room but only because of Ava’s preferences. Ava discovered these customized crochet stuffed cockatiels that I commissioned years ago of Audrey and Conner. So those are now […]
This month is the month of language development. Ava is starting to understand concepts and learn vocabulary. Independence/Motor Skills Now that Ava can walk, she does what she wants. She holds Teddy’s leash and walks him to the park. The other day she walked about half a mile down the street, around the corner, and […]
Living with a toddler means finding random toys, like a plastic hammer and a plastic orange, on a toilet.
Ava has been having a lot of language advances in the past few weeks. She’s getting better both at understanding us and using new words in the proper context. After dinner nearly every night, we head to the park near us. If you say, “Ava, do you want to go to the park?” Ava understands […]