Little shoppers

Looks like Meg found a good deal
Looks like Meg found a good deal
One of the presents for Meg from Grandma and Grandpa Felty was a toy shopping cart. Meg and Spencer seem to both like it very much. Thanks for such a great present (and thanks to Grandpa for putting it together)

Dump truck play

Meg and Spencer playing with the dump truck
Meg and Spencer playing with the dump truck
While Spencer continues to be pretty good in terms of sharing toys with Meg, he does occasionally do the thing where he only wants to play with whatever toy Meg is playing with. Yesterday while I was making moussaka for dinner Meg was playing with the big Tonka truck Ellen had gotten Spencer a couple years ago, and Spencer was getting jealous. Clare finally resolved the situation by suggesting that Spencer could push Meg around in the dump truck, which kept them both happy for quite awhile. Then at some point Spencer got tired of pushing Meg around, and wanted Meg to push Spencer around. We weren’t quite sure she could do it, but in typical Meg style, she pushed him quite well! She still has to learn how to steer a bit though.

New drumset

Spencer playing his new drumset
Spencer playing his new drumset
Today we received boxes 2 and 3 of the 3 boxes Great Aunt Jean recently sent us, which were filled with a kid’s drumset. Jeff had given it to Billy quite a few years ago, and he has since outgrown it. It was packed very well, and arrived in wonderful condition. I eagerly put all the pieces together. Spencer seemed quite excited about it, though he didn’t want to play it until I sat down and started playing my kit too. Thank you so much Jeff, Jean Ann, Billy, Shannon, Kristen, and Bill!

Megasaurus

Megasaurus
Megasaurus
I recently was looking through Meg’s clothes and came across the dinosaur outfit that Spencer had worn when he was about this age, and decided to see if it would still fit Meg. It fit quite well, and Meg was just as cute in it as Spencer. Unlike Spencer, she didn’t seem to mind wearing it quite as much. We even sent her to school in it one day, which her teachers thought was cute.

Bikes and dinosaurs

Spencer touching a fossil at Dinosaur Ridge
Spencer touching a fossil at Dinosaur Ridge
Here are two totally unrelated topics. Several weeks ago we went to Dinosaur Ridge to see some dinosaur fossils. It was lots of fun. Spencer seemed to really enjoy it. Here is a picture of him with a fossil.

In other news, Spencer continues to ride his Strider bike almost every day, and likes it very much. He is also getting quite fast, so I bought him a helmet several weeks ago. The day we bought the helmet, he was very excited to try it on, but then it was nap time. After his nap, he kept asking for his “elmo”, and was getting very upset. We eventually figured out he was asking for his “helmet”. We’re still working on the pronunciation of that one a bit.
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