Tess is 18 Months Old!

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Tess turned 18 months old on Jan 31st! This is a big deal!

18 month old toddler girl holding plunger

I mean we are 6 months away from being two right?!?!

SO why not celebrate with pictures of my adorable toddler carrying around a plunger hahahaha.

We had some plumbing issues and Tess wanted to help out and she was too cute to stop 😉

As usual I’m using What to Expect the Toddler Years for this post!

At 18 months old Tess is able to do all of the things a toddler her age should be able to do including:

  • use 3 words
  • point to a desired object

She can also do everything that an 18 month old will probably be able to do including:

  • run
  • use a spoon/fork but not exclusively
  • point to 1 body part when asked

Tess can also do all of the things a toddler her age may possibly be able to do including:

  • kick a ball forward
  • follow a 2-step command without gestures

And she can also do almost all the things an 18 month old may even be able to do including:

  • identify 1 picture by naming

I don’t think she’s yet using 50+ words though? Although she’s my only kid that I haven’t been obsessive with writing down every word she says…so she might be there, but I feel like she’s more at 20-30! 

You can see Britt’s post here and Kye’s here at the same age!

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Emily Parker

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