Happy 16 (months) on the 16th Stasiya!
She was quite serious today getting her picture taken. She didn't have her sister around to distract her. (I took her pictures while Daddy gave Taylee pigtails. She wanted him to do it - not me. Silly girl.)
Stasiya thinks she's a big girl now and that she can go down the stairs like a big person. At least she holds on to the railing, but it still makes me nervous. She is very careful and tries really hard. She likes to do things on her own.
She's Miss Independent. She's also been dubbed Miss Paci by Miss Taylee. And I'm Miss Mamma according to Athélie.
Stas really likes buckles these days. She figured out how to close them and wants to do it over and over and over again. (I'm the one who has to unbuckle them every time.)
She also finally signs a few things! This is very exciting especially since she isn't talking yet. She signs milk. She loves her milk. And she signs Daddy which isn't really the sign for Daddy but more of a wave since that's what she does when she sees him and we talk about him. Two signs. It's amazing how communication occurs without talking or signs. There's a lot of grunting going on. And cries of course. But lots of giggles and squeals too.
She loves to color. Especially on walls and blinds and things she should not be coloring on. I'll have to work on that. She also likes to color on paper thankfully. Especially with markers. She thinks that tasting and coloring go hand in hand and that with every marker she opens she needs to see what that color tastes like. That makes for some interesting poop. I'll also have to work on that.
She gives the BEST kisses. And hugs. To me and Athélie and Daddy. She is a sweet baby girl and a sweet sister. She loooooooooves Taylee.
She is fascinated by the toilet and likes to wave bye (she'll actually say bye too) as we flush. Taylee doesn't like Stas to be in the bathroom while she does her business and Stas gets her feelings big time hurt every time. It is a big to do. But then, when Taylee is done. She gets to go in and wave and it makes her day. She get's so happy. The little things. A peek into her world.
She doesn't like loud noises.
She doesn't like strangers.
She loves raisins. And ice cream. Popsicles. Pretty much anything sweet is a sure thing. Mama's girl.
She also loves the water. I have a fun post coming up of the girls playing outside. Stay tuned.