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The Second Year Nancy and Ian Koenig

Month13 1 Year Old! cake 20 August 2000

Photos from 20 July 00 - 19 August 00: Robert and Jonathan learn the names of most of their toys. They start saying Dah-Dah-Dah and Bah-Bah-Bah

Month 14 1 Year + 1 Month 20 September 2000
Photos from 20 August 00 - 19 September 00: Jonathan is pushing Robert down to get at toys. Robert and Jonathan learn to kick a ball. We all fly to Chicago

Month 15 1 Year + 2 Months 20 October 2000
Photos from 20 September 00 - 19 October 00: Robert's first words are "Up" and something that sounds like either "Elmo" or "Hello".  Jonathan says "Ya", "Yas" and other one syllables.

Month 16 1 Year + 3 Months 20 November 2000
Photos from 20 October 00 - 19 November 00: The boys have started going to playgroups and have started climbing the steps with no gates . They go up the steps in the playground and then slide down the slide. Not much talking and no new words

Months 17 - 20
Month 17 1 Year + 4 Months 20 December 2000
Photos from 20 November 00 - 19 December 00: Robert and Jonathan learn to dance and act out some songs like: "Wind the bobbin up" and "Twinkle, Twinkle, little star"

Month 18 1 Year + 5 Months 20 January 2001
Photos from 20 December 00 - 19 January 01: Robert and Jonathan have lots of new words. Up, Good, Mommmm, Daddd, Dada, Robshhhhh, gayshhh (grapes), Yashhh, Opshh(open)

Month 19 1 Year + 6 Months 20 February 2001
Photos from 20 January 01 - 19 February 01: Robert and Jonathan have more new words, some two syllables. Robert, Baby, Emmm (the letter), Happy, Rock, Bee, and more)

Month 20 1 Year + 7 Months 17 March 2001
Photos from 20 February 01 - 19 March 01: Robert and Jonathan are doing colors and numbers, they know "wett" (red or white), "ott" (orange) "boooo" (blue), "geee" (green) and "puh-pul" (purple). They also know that "ott" comes after seven.

Months 21 - 23
Month 21 1 Year + 8 Months 20 April 2001
Photos from 20 March 01 - 19 April 01: We spend the Passover and Easter holidays in Miami. Talking has really advanced this month. The boys can count to ten (except for the number seven). It sounds like: "Wop, Dooo, Beee, Baw, Baiii".

Month 22 1 Year + 9 Months 12 May 2001
Photos from 20 April 01 - 19 May 01: The flowers bloom at Isabella's plantation. We spend a night at the Savoy in London. Counting to ten and the main colors seem quite natural. The boys start to use two and three word phrases and want mom to buy apples at the store (even though they won't eat them).

Month 23 1 Year + 10 Months 25 June 2001
Photos from 20 May 01 - 19 June 01: Robert and Jonathan start talking in abbreviated sentences. Gems like: "Robert, where's your brother?" "He in Time-out". Cousin Nick comes to visit and teaches the boys how to say: "Rob-oh", "Dadoooo", "Nick-oh"

Month 24 1 Year + 11 Months 21 July 2001
Photos from 20 June 01 - 19 July 01: Robert and Jonathan are almost two years old! They start to go to the potty and say Yay each time as they look inside to see what they've done. At their party, Jonathan kept asking for "More presents", then after ripping off the paper he shouted "Whoooaa! More presents..