Saturday, March 13, 2010

I love this toddler

Bennett had a pretty rough first few years of life. I spent his whole infancy bouncing him on an exercise ball (it was the only way he would be quiet and calm) or carrying him around in the Moby wrap. He did everything entirely too early. He crawled at 4 mo. he was walking well before a year, and he speaks like a little pro. Most kids go through a fussy period when they are trying to learn a new skill, such as rolling over, but once they master said skill they are content for a while until they realize they are ready to attempt something else. Bennett was never content. There was never that peaceful time where he just enjoyed where he was at. He was always wanting to do MORE. I'm sure he was just trying to keep up with his big brother and sister, but sometimes I would have swore he was trying to drive me batty. He hit the terrible two's around 18 mo. and I though things would never get better. I guess one of the nice things about speeding through the phases of life is that his terrible two's seem to be over and he's only 2 1/2. I'm really enjoying him lately. He's a pretty great little guy!

5 comments:

emily a. said...

That's a sweet picture!

Christy said...

My little Eva was like that, too. Crawling at 4 months, walking at 8. She was never a baby I could set on a blanket and know that she would just stay there and play. Always on the go! But, she's turning into one amazing human.

Sarah Harward said...

I love that toddler too!!

Nicole said...

We love that Bennett too! Ryan especially gets excited to see his pictures.

Peggy and Jeff said...

OOOhh, we miss that little guy! Such a sweetie!