Tuesday, September 22, 2009

17 Months

Harper is now 17 months old. Every day that passes she gets a little more opinionated and a little more strong-willed. People frequently comment to me that, "That girl knows exactly what she wants." We love our little spitfire.
1. Harper loves to blow kisses. She will blow kisses to us, to the checker at the grocery store, or to her favorite toys.
2. She loves to sing. Her current favorites are Popcorn Popping, itsy bitsy spider, and the ABCs. She tries to sing along and do the actions.
3. Harper loves to walk. She wants to walk everywhere and does not want to be told which way to walk. One of her favorite things to do is to go to the mall and walk up and down this ramp about 50 times.
4. She likes to say "hi" to people. We usually walk with Tom to walk and on the way home she usually waves and says "hi" to the people we pass.
5. Because Harper likes to wander away from us when we're walking, we recently bought Harper this little monkey to wear on her back that has a leash attached so we can keep track of her. We don't really use it for that purpose, but Harper loves the monkey. His name is Gilbert.
6. We recently showed her some of my favorite videos from when I was a kid. She LOVES them. Whenever she wants to watch she points at the TV and says, "uh oh."
7. A couple of months ago we found out that Harper has a lot of allergies. The doctor was able to confirm that Harper is allergic to milk, egg whites, soy, and is extremely allergic to peanuts. We will see an allergist at some point to see if she is allergic to anything else. For now we are just trying to find things that she will eat (since she is so picky) but that she is also not allergic to.


Melody said...

Thanks for the update on Harper! I feel like I am missing out on her growing up. It has been nearly two months since I have seen her. We miss her tons! We have all the Wee Sing videos here. She needs to come and visit.

Jan said...

She is such a cutie! I know ya'll are having fun watching her personality develop and emerge!

Hope Tom is enjoying his job!

mom j said...

great shots and stories. She is really growing up.

Angie said...

This girl has personality! I enjoy reading your updates.

Randy said...

Picture #1 makes a great wallpaper on my phone! Thanks for posting!