Oh Baby: 20 months
Our girl is right around the corner from her second birthday and is quickly casting off her baby shackles as she breaks free into kidness. Of course she will always be my baby but she is getting better at doing things herself everyday. I never thought I'd be the kind of person to feel sentimental about having a more independent child but I can't help but miss those squishy baby days.
Not that I mean that this stage isn't a ton of fun. She loves to run and play and is just generally a blast to be around. She seems to say or do something new every time I turn around. She is also growing at a faster pace than I can keep up with - she is taller than almost every other kid her age.
I am unreasonably excited about the holidays this year. She is still too little to really understand it all but I'm sure she'll get a kick out of quite a lot of it. Plus I'm sure I'll enjoy it enough for the both of us :)