Thursday, July 30, 2009

A day at Stanley Park

We decided to go to Stanley Park on one of the first days of the heat wave. It was busy! We went to the Aquarium but the line up was huge, so we decided to cool off at the water park for a bit first and come back later. Luckily the line up did get shorter, and we went for a few hours. Addison LOVED all the fish, especially the floor-to-ceiling fish tanks. And the beluga wales ("Baby Beluga" is her favourite song...just like mommy's was 27 years ago!).

I think I forgot to mention in the last post, but Addison started walking June 29th. She is pretty quick now, and getting into EVERYTHING. As soon as I clean up one mess, she is making another. I took her to the pediatritian she's seen since she was born, and he's extremely happy with her progress, and doesn't need to see her anymore. She is above the 75th percentile for all her measurements and her weight (this is for her corrected age of 15 months).
She seems to understand a lot of what we are talking about. Her first word, of course, was "woof". She sometimes sits up in her sleep, says "woof", and lays back down. It's quite hilarious. She also knows signs for "baby" and "more". She knows names for body parts, noises animals make, and different toys. It's amazing how far she's come in the past few months!