Not only has Frances been nonstop energy 18+ hours per day since she was 13 months old, she has always sought or invented alternative methods of transportation. At the age of three, she began asking for a “motorised vehicle,” but we’ve always thought that she moved around enough without the assistance of a motor. TheContinue reading “Lego in motion”
Playing in the sprinkler without having to deal with the sensation of water splashing against her body.
Even though she has many doll houses and innumerable accessories, Frances has recently begun to craft (as above) her own using cardboard boxes, magazine pictures, and stickers. She has been having such a hard time socially at school this year that I decided to help her today: I went through some old magazines, cut outContinue reading “Doll crafting”
At the age of 26 months or so, Frances went from speaking less than the average child her age to using compound sentences, correct adjective-adverb distinction, and story-telling, in an incredibly short period of time. (It truly seemed to occur just about overnight.) Fast forward to March 4, 2010, when Frances, two months away fromContinue reading “The apple game “
As a baby, Frances had gross motor delays that required the help of a physiotherapist from about the age of 13 months to about 19 months. She had trouble turning over, sitting up, crawling, and walking with confidence. Upon completing physiotherapy and play groups, she was completely caught up in her milestones. Now, since aboutContinue reading “Moving forward”
Entrance to my living room, completely blocked off by fort.
Frances drew a picture of the new bed that she wants for her new bedroom — I think that’s a turret in the top right section. And that’s definitely a slide in the bottom right.
Pink Cup Dad and I always joke that Frances doesn’t need ways to increase mobility: she is constantly active. So, it is funny but not surprising that she frequently uses Lego (and its like) of all sizes to facilitate movement.