Weight: 27 pounds
Length: 34.5 inches
Favorite activity: coloring, her alphabet puzzle, cutting up her play food, climbing up and down the stairs
Favorite food: cheese, pears, Annie's Graham Bunnies, grapes
Favorite spot: On the stairs
Cutest moment: Helping mama while saying "I do"
Important milestones: Nothing major
Words: 57 - dada, mama, woof, yes, dis (this), kack (quack), hi, thank you, uh oh, bye, wa (water), pees (please), goat, puppy, ah duh (all done), no, shoe, socks, bawll (ball, but sounds like a southern belle when she says it!), Poppy, BeeBee, Tigee, truck, airplane, cat, cheese, spoo(n), eye, nose, Gamma, book, apple, pear, dip, fork, I do, fly (butterfly), star, circle, triangle, heart, Susan, Sissa (Melissa), Dogan (Logan), Jeshka (Jessica), mik (mik), shirt, pants, pee pee, poo poo, boo boo, fire, potty, Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie, Ernie...I'm sure there are more.
Signs: 12 (more, all done, dog, please, berry, cheese, grape, water, milk, help, thank you, cat)
How Mom's Feeling: Wait...November is over? What? How did that happen? I don't even know where this month went. It seems like a blur of farmers' markets, art projects and planning house renovations.
Lorelei has become much more independent this month. She now climbs up and down the stairs on her own with ease (and speed!). In many respects, this is kind of nice. When she wants to play downstairs, she just goes. I just have to make sure the doors to the rooms downstairs are shut. She also wants to "help" and sometimes she actually does. She helps me empty the dishwasher, will put her dishes and the plastic containers away (more or less), will help pull out clothes to be folded and will bring piles of clothes to me in the bedroom to put away. All the while she tells me "I do! I do!"