Tuesday, April 5, 2011

So you turned two over three weeks ago....

I've been a really bad blogger.  Tsk, tsk!   

Dear Lila,

You turned two several weeks and I'm just getting my act together to write a post.

We celebrated your second and my thirty-somethingth birthday in Maui.  It was a phenomenal family vacation equipped with great food, sun, fun, relaxation and a Tsunami!  Wait?! What?!  A tsunami?  Yes, we were in Maui for the Tsunami and we were even evacuated from our hotel room at the ungodly hour of 2:30 AM.  Luckily, you slept thru every single siren and even the evacuation.  Bravo Lila!  We were moved to a higher floor and had to share a hotel room for a few hours with a family who clearly weren't happy to do so.  Talk about awkward.

Birthday Lunch

We had a little party for you out by the pool one evening.  We invited all of the kids we had met by the pool and they sang you "Happy Birthday Cha! Cha! Cha!".  You loved it so much you spent the rest of our vacation saying "Cha! Cha! Cha!".  Too cute.

Birthday Party by the pool

Things I want to remember:

  • When we ask you how old you are, you wrinkle your nose and say "two" while simultaneously holding up your index finger and thumb
  • You love playing with your dollhouse.  You always make the mommy, daddy and baby "go night, night" in the bathtub. You also love to place the daddy doll on the toilet and say "Dada, poop"
  • You love to hide things behind the DVD player.  I have found crayons, food, socks and puzzle pieces behind there 
  • Coloring is one of your favorite activities.  You'll color anything - the wall, curtains, a door and even the couch
  • You do not like being dirty.  If you spill something on yourself, even if it's just on your hand, you immediately need ALL of your clothes off 
  • One of your favorite foods is yogurt.  You'll run over to the refrigerator and yell "yo-yo! yo-yo! yo-yo!" several times a day
  • When we're at the park and you see another kid go down the slide you'll clap your hands and cheer "brabo" (bravo)
  • You love to boss me and Daddy around by saying things like "mama seat, seat! seat seat!" until I sit down in a chair that was clearly intended for a toddler sized booty.  Or when Daddy comes home from work you'll yell at him to take off his socks and shoes "Dada, shoe off! shoe off!" Followed by "esocks off, esocks off!  
feeding the fish

running wild on the beach

going out to dinner

learning bad habits from Mommy

I remember when you were a baby, people would always say "savor these moments because they go by so quickly".  Truer words have never been spoken.  This past year has has been filled with many milestones and fond memories- you took your first steps (4-21-2010), said your first word (hi), and even had your first kiss (7-30-2010).  Thank you for all the joy that you continue to bring to our lives.  We love you Lila Bunny!

Love Mommy and Daddy


Rhonda and Gerry W said...

Can't believe its already been 2 years!? WOW...time flies! What a beautiful post. Lila is such a doll!

Oh and happy 30ish to you too!

crystal said...

Time flies, Lila is beautiful.

Mandy said...

Cute Cute Cute!! did i say cute? lol...love your posts!