Friday, March 6, 2015

Reef Indy - 18 Months!



Reef Indy became a one and a half year old today.  He has been hitting his milestones a bit before or right on time.  Reef is intelligent, curious, and sweet.

Reef Indy's Milestones


Social and Emotional


  • Likes to hand things to others as play

  • Shows affection to familiar people

  • Plays simple pretend, such as feeding a doll

  • Points to show others something interesting

  • Explores alone but with parent close by



Language/Communication


  • Says several single words

  • Says and shakes head “no”

  • Points to show someone what he wants

  • Cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving)

  • Knows what ordinary things are for; for example, telephone, brush, spoon

  • Points to get the attention of others

  • Points to one body part

  • Scribbles on his own

  • Can follow 1-step verbal commands without any gestures; for example, sits when you say “sit down”



Movement/Physical Development


  • Walks alone

  • May walk up steps and run

  • Pulls toys while walking

  • Can help undress himself

  • Drinks from a cup

  • Eats with a spoon


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