At 2.5 she is starting to get interested in climbing the ladders and going down the slides at the playground. We try hard to encourage her lightly but never to push her, and she is starting to enjoy these things on her own. It is always interesting for me to see how kids much younger than Dot are so confident on the playground and she so unsteady. Early to talk, slow to walk? Sensory Integration Dysfunction? I don't really care. I just try to be sensitive to her needs and not slap on the label 'stubborn' or 'spoiled' when she reacts to things differently than other kids seem to (or than i want her to).
I wish i had some pictures from the boat ride. My camera kinda sucks and it is hard for me to remember to lug it around.
Tonight we are going to a party at a local art gallery/vintage boutique where i