Two Years Old

Lev turned two years old on August 7th. Here's some notes about the status of his development:

  • He is approximately 28 pounds, which is the 50th percentile for a boy his age.
  • He is about 34 inches tall, which is slightly less than 50th percentile for his age.
  • His head circumference is 20.5 inches, which is above the 99th percentile for a boy his age and absolutely giant for a boy of his height and weight.
  • He says many complete sentences and gives many orders using complete sentences
  • He says "please" and "thank you" and we never even told him to do that (we just modeled it).
  • He asks "where," "what," and "how," questions.
  • He can sing all of the alphabet song, but he usually skips a few letters.
  • He can also count to 6 pretty consistently and he says eight, nine, ten, but he has only recited 1 though 10 a few times.
  • He can identify some colors (red, blue, green, yellow, orange), but he seemed to forget them a few weeks ago and he had to re-learn them
  • On August 15th, he drew a circle for the first time, after I asked him "can you draw a circle?"
  • His top running speed is now faster than my walking speed, so I have to jog beside him to keep up. I am guessing than he sprints at about 6 miles per hour.

While I was writing these notes, he said "give me a pen." and then after he lost it, he asked "Where did the pen go?" He also asked "can you press the button (on the vacuum)?" Then he said "bring me a brush." When I gave him the vacuum brush, he said "thank you."


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