M(ataya): I really like being 2, mom. In fact I have been trying it out for a few weeks already, just so I would be prepared for when I actually turned 2.
Mom: Oh, you mean those full-out-throw-yourself-on-the-floor-temper-tantrums you have been having lately? I have noticed.
Mom: Some days it is just not warm enough for you to wear shorts. It is not quite summer yet, but it is getting close. What else is new in your world?
M: I have some new teeth, so my smile is a bit more filled in. I am pretty good at stringing a few words together into little sentences. I am also
Mom: You certainly are quite the artist already. I enjoy seeing what you create and how you will colour in all of the little things on a page. What do you like to do outside?
Mom: I am thankful for little slides that you are able to do pretty much on your own. It is fun to see you grow up. I love you Mataya!
M: I love you too, Mom!