Marvellous Mr Monty

Monty is going through a magical time at the moment. Like the sudden rush of life in Springtime he is bursting with newness every day.

His speech is expanding by the day with new words and the introduction of sentences. He counts and recounts, instructs and suggests. He watches and listens carefully to what is being said and then tries the words out for himself, repeating quietly until he is happy with how they sound. His linguistic leaps and bounds are matched by his rapid physical advances. Running, jumping, climbing, dancing whatever his body will allow him to do, he’ll try it.

He is developing understanding of others’ feelings and will accept suggested compromises to settle disagreements. He has strong ideas about what he likes and has learned how to express his preferences. He is getting there with disappointment. Slowly. He has a crazed sense of humour and the kind of belly laugh which makes you happy just hearing it. His love for silliness knows no bounds.

About to turn two, filled with potential and excitement. Every day, I am amazed by Monty.

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6 Comments

  • Reply Dandy Dodo February 13, 2011 at 12:29 pm

    Kat that is such a lovely piece..can feel the love jump right off the page! Monty sounds like a blast..enjoy xx

  • Reply Emily Quinton February 13, 2011 at 6:43 pm

    Enjoy these precious times. My little (just) two year old guy sounds very similar. I am just falling in love with him again and again at the moment. I adore age 2-3 so much! x

  • Reply Surprisedzoe February 13, 2011 at 6:52 pm

    So lovely, lovely pic too.

    Where did the baby go….

  • Reply Abby February 13, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    If I could have another child transported in at this age I’d have another! Love them when they get to this stage :)

  • Reply Bristol Parenting Cafe February 14, 2011 at 10:53 pm

    This made my heart melt. Also, well done on that snowdrop picture at 8 months, I’m impressed!

  • Reply Kat February 15, 2011 at 5:41 pm

    Thank you all, he really is a special person at a very special age. x

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