Monday, January 25, 2021

3 2/3 Years Update

3 2/3 Years Old
You're 3 2/3 years old!
February 29
Talk about the world changing since I last posted! The last update I wrote was in early March and since then we're in a whole new world. Mid-March is when the world shut down for Covid-19. Your baseball season uprubtly ended, your daycare closed and you were sent home for "2 weeks" until the virus got in control. Excecpt 2 weeks very quickly spiraled out of control...
March 10 - Purim
I will say that being in a house with your sister, with both parents working from home, we barely survived it, you especially. I don't want to relive a lot of the details, but let's just say events led to all the outlets in your rooming being changed out with blank plates and your dad bonding with a woman in the aisles of Walmart on the best way to clean-up a mixture of baby powder, lotion, and toothpaste from carpet. (See photo below) If you're wondering the answer is to let it dry and then scrape it up!
March 15
On the last day we picked you up your teacher told us to work on potty training. Let's just say it's a good thing we were home for more than 2 weeks! The worst of it was the day you decided to paint the inside of your closest during naptime, and no, it wasn't with chocolate. But we've made it to the other side, and we've managed to move on!
March 28
In June things in Louisiana started to open back up. (Just in time for cases to spike back up, but that's a different story!). At the end of June your tball season resumed with a bunch of new rules (no handshakes, no bleachers open, parents wearing masks). But you didn't care because you were having fun playing ball with your cousin.
April 1 - Front Porch Pictures
Also in June we were able to do our summer swin lessons which you've done really well at. We spent many a day at our nieghborhood pool this summer (basically for the first time ever) and you're practically to the point where you can swim on your own.
April 9
Even more exciting in July you were finally able to go back to daycare! You spent the month of July in your old Zikiot class, before moving to Paparim in August. (And yes, you were 3 2/3 years at the end of June. But you're not 4 yet, so it works!) It's hard to believe you're currently in the oldest class at your school! Especially since we've been going there since February 2015 when your sister started. But next year you'll be moving on and finally again be at the same school with your sister starting Pre-k.
April 18
Over these last few months there's been a lot of tv and movie watching. You and your sister have basically binged watched the entire series of Dr McStuffins. There's been a few movies that have gotten on a ton of views Onward initially in quarantine, then The Rescuers for a while, followed up with Bolt, but lately it's Kung Fu Panda.
May 31
You're still obsessed with all things that move. Tractors, garbage trucks, mail trucks, etc.... To be honest part of the success of getting you potty trained involved the promise of your own tractor. You love all books about trucks and construction. A few favorites are Avi the Ambulance, Little Excavator, BuildaBlock, and Building Our House. Other favorites, on different topics are are How I Met My Monster and Randy Riley's Really Big Hit.
June 5
The year your sister turned 4 was big on birthday parties and making friends. Unfortunatly, it doesn't look like this is going to be the same type of birthday party year for you. Although you did go to one friend's pool party this summer and we're talking about having a couple friends over to swim for your birthday. Even without parties, you're still good friends with O and I in your class. (And also still talk about F, who didn't go back to school after they reopened.)
June 10
This update has definitely been like no other I've written before. But then again life has been like no other lately. Hopefully by the time I sit down to write the next one of these updates things are a little more normal, but it's hard to see when or how that will happen at this point.
June 20
Here's a comparison with your sister at 3 2/13 Years.
3 2/3 Years
Birth Story
1 Month ~ 2 Months ~ 3 Months
4 Months ~ 5 Months ~ 6 Months
7 Months ~ 8 Months ~ 9 Months
10 Months ~ 11 Months ~ 12 Months
14 Months ~ 16 Months ~ 18 Months
20 Months ~ 22 Months ~ 24 Months
2 1/4 Years~2 1/2 Years ~ 2 3/4 Years
3 Years~3 1/3 Years