Articles from March 2008



Day 26: Cars and trucks

No surprise here: a nearly two-year-old boy who is obsessed with all sorts of vehicles. Sometimes my mom asks me what Lego is doing at the moment when I’m on the phone with her, and lately my answer has almost always been, “playing with cars.” Sometimes he’s lying down on his stomach, his arm outstretched […]

Days 24 and 25

Day 24: Time to eat! One of Lego’s self-assigned duties is to run and yell, “time to eat,” at his Dad when I tell him it’s time. Sometimes he’ll start yelling it when I start making dinner, and I have to yell, “Not yet,” so Jon Boy doesn’t get confused. Day 25: Use caution! Toddlers […]

Days 22 and 23

Day 22: Lego is good at going to sleep. Lego took a long time to sleep through the night, but for a long time, he has been very good at going to sleep at night. Someone (I don’t remember who now, so sorry if it was you) recommended a bedtime routine, and once we established […]

Day 21: Talking up a storm

Lego is a talker. He always has been, and I have reason to suspect he always will be. I remember when my mom came out to help me when he was a newborn, she commented on the fact that he made noise a lot more often than most newborns, and that his sounds were more […]

Days 18, 19, and 20

Day 18: Counting Lego is starting to learn to count. At Thanksgiving, I believe, he could count to two. Now he can usually count all the way up to five if he concentrates, and once in a while, he’ll get all the way to nine or ten. The number he has the biggest problem with […]