Monday, March 19, 2012

Clemmie's Babies

Clementine loves to accessorize, especially with her babies.  She loves to sit in her little bench seat and watch ABC show together with her baby friends.  Love this girl.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Darling Dishwasher

Girl Colors
 Clementine is my new go to girl for unloading the dishes.  When I open the dishwasher to unload she knows exactly what to do.  She hands me the breakables and she puts all the girl colored plastic stuff in the girl drawer and the boy colors in the boy drawer.  She even knows where all the utensils go.  She's growing up right before my eyes. This time Bea got involved and I didn't even do a thing.  I love my girls!

Boy Cups

Happy little helpers

Monday, March 12, 2012

Eclectic Dresser

Happy girl playing outside with Daddy
Most moms I know have matching outfits for their kids.  Somehow, I just ended up with tons of non matching, hand-me-down patterned tops and bottoms.  Sometimes they look cute, but sometimes the combination is hideous, but we just roll with it.  I don't have the time or energy to care about their or my clothes.  This combo outfit isn't so bad. 

Thursday, March 8, 2012

ABC Baby

 After teaching Henry the ABCs and watching Signing Time every day when he was a baby, I got burned out with it because that lady sings so horribly, so I didn't even take the time to teach Bea her alphabet which I now regret because it's taking a long time to teach her right now.  Clementine, however, is at the perfect age to learn the alphabet.  They both sit and watch a new ABC show once per day called Meet the Letters that is only slightly less annoying, but teaches both upper and lower case letters. I also supplement with my own knowledge of the letter signs so we don't have to watch Signing Time too much.  It has been about a month since we started with this show and they claim that after two months, "babies and toddlers will have complete upper and lower case letter recognition" and so far I think Clementine knows a little less than half of her letters and can recognize both upper and lower case in some letters, so I'm impressed.  She seems to be learning even faster right now and there's nothing she likes more than to open books and look and point to the letters she knows.  I can tell she feels really great about herself that she knows something.  She also tries to sign the letters but doesn't have the dexterity to do many of them yet, but it's really cute to see her flashing what really looks like baby gang signs.  lol.  She also loves to sign the animals, especially bird, dog, zebra, tiger, lion, elephant, penguin, and giraffe.  The most adorable sign she does is butterfly while she says, "fly".  I just love the sparkle in her eye as she communicates with me.  She just beams with knowledge!  I love you my darling girl.