I got some new pics of Chloe, my niece, when she was here this weekend.
She was very playful and I observed her while she interacted with the other kids.
She seems to be one smart cookie and I discovered new things about her. Chloe happens to be left-handed, for one. And while she was sorting through the toybox of Kiko, she found the handlebar of Kiko's toy motorcycle. She took the plastic handlebar and tried connecting it to the motorcycle. She also found a toy screwdriver and tried taking apart the toy motorcycle. Hehe. At 2 years old, she can already do simple logic (although I don't know what's simple about trying to take apart a toy motorcycle or putting the handelbars on the toy).
Chloe also knows her body parts already. She knows her eyes, nose, teeth etc. She can say syllables -- pa (to call her papa), ta (which apparently means "halika"). So far that was what I heard her say.
I finally was able to give her a Barney DVD that's actually working. When she got it, she knew it was DVD and tried turning on the DVD herself so that she can watch Barney in all his violet glory. She immediately planted herself in front of the TV and waited for Barney to start while holding on tight to the DVD case. When Kiko tried to borrow the case (so that he can show off his reading prowess), Chloe refused to let go. She still needs to learn the concept of "sharing". One step at a time.
Check out her new pics at the photo section under chloe pics. :)