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14 Months

Mom: Hi Mataya! It is about time we get that 14 month interview done, don't you think?

M(ataya): Yeah, Mom. Why are you so late?j

Mom: Well, we were gone on vacation when you turned 14 months and then I was super busy with VBS. Now that VBS is over it is time get caught up again on the blog.
M: Okay. I guess those are good reasons. I am growing so much lately. I love to stand!

Mom: I know you like to stand. Do you think you will walk soon?

M: I don't know Mom. I can do pretty anything I would like by crawling. I think this whole walking thing may be a bit over rated.
 Mom: We will see. I think you will surprise yourself one of these days and take off walking. What about talking?

M: It is so fun to talk when you understand what I am saying. I now say and wave "bye." and I can sign "please."

Mom: It is so nice talking to you and helping you when I know exactly what you want. What other things do you like?
M: I really like to go outside and love exploring the world. I don't mind crawling in the grass or dirt. And I don't mind getting dirty at all. I am pretty messy eater and in this picture you can see what I look like after an early morning crawl through the yard.

Mom: Well you and your clothes are washable and you have so much fun that I don't mind it too much. I am so thankful that you are my healthy, happy little girl. I love you Mataya!

M: I love you too, Mom.

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