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The Life of a 17 month old Toddler

17 months and counting...
Baby Girl's new words are:

*poop *bubbles *ball *row, row, row...(as in the song) *blue (and she'll point to the blue flower on her wall by her changing table.) *nose (while she is pointing at it) *color (which sounds like "GaGa")...but she is using it in the correct context, so I'll give it to her! *diaper "die-die" (and she'll pat her diaper.) *balloon *Yea-Yea! (when you ask her a question, do you want to do....?) or she'll say; *Nah!
And last but not least, her new word is: *A-Ga! -We're not really sure what it means, but she sure says it over and over and with gusto! So it obviously means SOMETHING!! Sometimes it's a question, sometimes it's a statement, sometimes she sings it sweetly pairing it with "Dada" and sometimes it's like she is getting ready to karate chop something. Aside from "Dada," it's her favorite word.

She is still saying: *I love you *mama *dada *mum mum (which is for th…

My first attempt at writing and publishing a blog in the time it takes Summer to eat lunch!

Saw Elizabeth Gilbert last night, author of Eat, Pray, Love. She told me to write everyday and not to judge it too harshly...so here I am...writing and not judging. Heck, I'm not even going to proof read before I hit "Publish Post." ...OK, that's a lie, but I'm not going to save it to post for later and end up getting it deleted like the last 2 posts I never got to post. (Insert sad face.)

So write everyday. I told myself that same thing not too long ago, then life gets in the way. Or rather, Facebook, I Am Pregnant (message board) and e-mails get in the way. I'd like to say that dishes and floor scrubbing and laundry folding gets in the way of writing, but alas, I'd be lying. However, lately, my chiropractic appointments have gotten in the way. My search for a painless life is still underway...

According to Ketut in the book, Eat, Pray, Love, I need to meditate on the pain...or the disappearance of pain I should say. But I'm afraid I have …