So the Christmas and New Years festivities are now officially over and we are looking forward to another exciting year in 2012. Besides being called on to assist the man from the North Pole and save Christmas we had a lot of fun over the break.
We spent Christmas Day at my family’s house. Nolin came down the stairs and we guided him over to a section of unwrapped gifts for him (don’t worry Ba & Pop* also had plenty of wrapped gifts for him too). It included several age inappropriate gifts like a new scooter (which Nolin kept calling a bike as he would sit on his knees trying to push himself forward and then exclaim So Fast), but the first toy he went to was a puzzle.
He bypassed everything else and sat down with a wooden puzzle. He would have been content with this, but we had to get the show on the road, so we began showing Nolin some of his other gifts. He didn’t tear through anything and move from toy to toy. Instead he sat down with each one and began exploring them as we would hand them to him. This meant Christmas morning would last a little bit longer than usual, which wasn’t a bad thing. Continue reading »