Ella turned 16 months yesterday and she didn't even request a gift. However, we did put away a few of her gifts from her first birthday and pull them out when we think she would enjoy playing with something new. Yesterday we took out the fridge farm that she received from her birthday buddy Ellie. It is a magnetic farm that sticks to the fridge and makes farm and animal noises when you put an animal on it. Here are a few pictures of her playing with the fridge farm. I asked her to look at me and smile....and she definitely flashed all 14 of her teeth.
Another quick story that makes us proud. I went to pick up Ella from school today and she was sitting quickly playing on the mat when I walked in. As soon as she saw me, I bent down to give her a hug, but instead she walked over to her cubby to grab her coat. I was very impressed that Ella is learning a new life skill!