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Monthly Archives: August 2013

My Knight in Shining Armor

Dear Corwin, You cried yesterday because Ninay took away the pillowcase you were playing with. I explained to you why it had to be taken away, but you were inconsolable. We were cooped up at home for four days running because you had a fever during the weekend and it’s been storming, so you were a bit on edge. I asked you, “Are you sad?” You stopped and thought about it for one second, and in the middle of a fresh sob, you shook your head and said, “Nooo! Mad!!”View full post »

21 Months and 10 Days Old Today

Dear Corwin, I woke up this morning to you walking all around the room, counting your footsteps, one to ten, over and over again. You’ve been counting to ten easily for a couple of weeks now. You’re 21 months and 10 days old today. I figured today is as good a day as any to start teaching you numbers 11 to 15. You can also identify all the letters of the alphabet in uppercase, so now we’re starting on lowercase letters and letter sounds, too. You’re now speaking in 2View full post »

Your First Trip to the Beach

Dear Corwin, You are turning 21 months old in 2 days. We took you to the beach for the very first time last week, with your Tita Jenny and baby cousin Lucas. I love seeing you two boys together. I can already imagine the trouble you’re going to get yourselves into when he’s a toddler and can physically keep up with you. You don’t really enjoy car rides and only tolerate your carseat for about an hour, at best, so we kept putting off taking you to the beach. But you’reView full post »