Sunday, April 29, 2007

Go Go Girl

Since we've gotten the swing set and sand box a couple of weeks ago, Tori has been non-stop. Swings, slides, monkey bars and sand, that's Tori's routine. She follows her brother around and does everything he does. She climbs behind him on the monkey bars, goes down the slide and follow's him back up the ladder. She even swings on the glider with him. Much to his dismay.

She even takes sand to the hair because she wants to be with her brother. They build sand castles. He mostly tries to, she dumps the sand on the newly sewn lawn. Luckily all this extra activity tires her out, some nights, but not recently she ends up booting one of us out of bed. It seems to have become a habit. Hopefully the habit is broken soon.

Friday, April 20, 2007

Big Fit

Tori threw a huge one when we made her get off the swing and come inside for her bath. She could have stayed out there forever. The good news is all of this activity outside is wearing her out and she is sleeping better. She went a couple of nights without getting up and this morning she made it until 4:30. Yippee!


Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Tori the Climber

I wasn't sure how Tori was going to get up on the swing set tower, but she took it in stride and struggled her way up the rock-climbing slats. Now, she's a true pro and can climb up the slats quickly and sit down and slide all by herself. She loves the swing set. Wait until she sees the swings and the glider! Won't she have a ball then!

Sunday, April 08, 2007

Tori Tales

She has been waking up in the middle of the night all week long and worming her way into Mom and Dad's bed, boosting one of us out in the process. We have no idea why she is waking up, and she is a screamer, so there's no use in trying to let her scream it out. She can go on and on for hours! She has also taken to screaming when she goes to bed, but usually she settles down within half an hour. The sleepless nights are starting all over again.

Saturday, April 07, 2007


There was a new baby at the sitter's and Christian and Tori did not take to her very well at first. Christian threw some sort of fit--who knows what was up with him--and Tori stared at the baby in great detail. They must have got used to her because they came home fine. Christian had loads to say about Kylie, especially how little she was, and Tori said "baby" a few times. Speaking of babies. Tori finally warmed up to one of hers and gave it a huge hug before she dumped it back into the toy box. Tom boy!


Monday, April 02, 2007

Eat, Eat, Eat

That's Tori's motto. The girl can eat and eat and eat. Yesterday afternoon, she ate chips, chicken and dumpling's, yogurt, some ice cream and more. Annie wants to know how she can stay so little. She runs all of the time. The only time she sits still is when she is watching a movie and she will even get up from that from time to time to run and play. Busy girl!


Sunday, April 01, 2007

Tori's New Buddy

She doesn't know it, but Sharon's grandaughter was born this week. They named her Abby and in a few months she will be joining the others at Sharon's. Tori will not be the only girl anymore. I hope she isn't jealous like Ollie was when Nathan and Hunter came along. He did not want to share Sharon at all! Tori has to share everything, so hopefully, that won't be any big deal.