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Toddler Tales (12): Surprise Package

Everyday brings with it new surprises for us because Little Dude is literally growing up every single day! There are new surprises in store for us as he says a new word (such as "bath tub"!) or does something he couldn't do before (he can squat on the ground now!) and pick up new skills (kicking the ball!). In fact, since he turned 18 months old, my boy has been a little surprise package. Every moment is special because I don't know what he will do next! I'm almost afraid to look away. He's learned how to climb the sofa, so there's an added worry for me. But I suspect somethings have happened so gradually that I didn't notice exactly when. He goes to sleep without a fuss, so there's a sign that he's not a 'baby' anymore (*sob*). He helps me dress him and put on his shoes. He understands everything we say, even when we are not talking to him. All these things point to the fact that Little Dude is becoming a 'big boy'!

(Toddler Tales are snippets of what I'm learning every day from my little one.)
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Jaime Oliver said...

awww what a lovely concept to capture the new and exciting progress everyday. This age really is like they learn something new daily x

Thanks for linking up with #MagicMoments xx

Mumof2.com said...

I like to look at the kids growing up (even though I want to hit the pause button most days) as a way that we are somehow doing our jobs as parents in helping them to learn new things. Sounds like he is thriving in this! x

Tarana Khan said...

Thank you too!

Tarana Khan said...

It really is a fascinating job, isn't it? Thanks!

Richa said...

Goes to sleep without much fuss.. Wow! I am awaiting that time for my baby.

Helps put on shoes....is toooo cute! :-)

My son will be 18months this 15th, through your columns I eagerly await for similar developments in him too. :-)

mummywifewoman said...

What a lovely post. They grow so quickly at this age, its lovely that you are capturing the moments on here. Something to look back on in years gone by.

Tarana Khan said...

Glad to hear that!

Tarana Khan said...

I'm hoping I'll look back on these and sigh one day!

Only Best For Baby said...

Lovely to have discovered your blog from #magicmoments! They certainly grow up very fast and everyday teach us something new :-)

katia said...

You're right it's a total surprise package, it's so much fun uncovering every new layer! Your little dude sounds very sweet and dynamic.

The Dose of Reality said...

Isn't it amazing how fast it goes? I really enjoyed the stage when my girls learned what I was saying and what it meant. Opened up a whole new world. :)-Ashley

Tarana Khan said...

Thanks Ashley!

Tarana Khan said...

Thank you!

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