Eden Faye, 20 Months Old

Hi, friends! I'm 20 months old today!
Here's what I'm up to lately:

-I weigh about 25 pounds and am definitely growing taller!
-I wear 18-24 months and 24 months clothes and moved up to size 4 diapers.
-I'm moving up to size 6 shoe.
-I sleep 12 hours at night and take a two hour nap in the middle of the day.
-I usually don't wake to nurse until an hour or two before I'm ready to get up now. Sleeping through the night consistently!
-I nurse to sleep for nap and nights, when I first wake up and a few times throughout the day for a few minutes.
-I did get my first major illness this month so I pretty much only nursed for a few days--no food. I slept 20 hours total the day I had a fever!
-102 fever on June 8th. I was not myself at all!
-Aside from those few days, I still eat anything you put on my plate happily! I also ask for specific foods throughout the day.
-My current favorites are strawberries, hummus, meat, pumpkin seeds, and coconut water.
-I love kombucha! I ask for "sour sour."
-I now understand "happy" and "sad" and say them appropriately.
-"Oops!" is my current favorite word. I drop things on the floor on purpose and say, "Oops! I dropped!"
-I answer, "Yeah," appropriately.
-I still can't say my F or N sounds. F is SH and N is M.
-I tell Mama and Dada to "Stop!" when they get in the way of something I want to do. I am super determined.
-I speak in two and three word sentences all the time! "Hi Mama!" "Missy, Dada (miss you, dada)!"
-I wave and say "Hi!" to everyone all the time.
-I say, "I see!" all the time whenever I see something exciting ("Bird! Cheep cheep! I see, I see bird!") or if I want Mama to show me something ("Dada picture! I see, I see!").
-I was the flower girl in Uncle Jake's wedding! Dada walked with me and I got really frustrated when he started throwing petals on the ground. I followed him and picked them up. 
-I don't like messes. I understand and say, "Messy! Clean!" appropriately.
-I say, "Please," (peas) "Thank you," (anky) and "You're welcome" (welky) appropriately.
-I say "Love you!" (wuvoo).
I swam in a pool for the first few times and LOVED it. I ask to go swim now and throw a huge fit when we have to get out.
-With all of the major developments I'm going through, my feelings can get a little overwhelming. I've had a couple of grocery store meltdowns.
-Biting is my go-to when I'm really mad.
-My eye teeth and a couple more molars are currently coming in.
-Blue is my favorite color.
-I still love to dance!
-After spending time with her for Jake's wedding, I know and recognize my Mama's mama. I call her, "Gam."
-I also call Jake, Aunt Lindsey (Wizzy), and Pa by their names.
-Olivia is my favorite book right now.
-I am obsessed with Winnie the Pooh and Mickey.
-I walk up and down the stairs instead of crawling.
-I "jump" now! (It's more of a skip, but I call it jumping).
-I do downward facing dog on command and ask to "wook out" multiple times a day.
-I love all animals.
-I pretend all day long. I "vroom vroom" my cars, talk to and pat my babies, play with my little barn animals and make their noises, make my little dollhouse couple kiss.
-I am very affectionate. I ask for "hug," "kiss," "snug," and "cudduh" all the time.
-I love to pretend stir and cook while Mama cooks.
-I put my own clothes in my drawer.
-I've fallen in love with Dada this month. We facetime when he's at work or out of town and I hug and kiss the phone.
-I'm obsessed with having my feet tickled/rubbed like Mama is. I ask for "sheet tickuh" (feet tickle) all day and then say, "Seel good. I wikey!" over and over while Mama tickles.
-I come up to Mama and say, "Map, seepy (nap, sleepy)," when I'm tired.
-When I'm falling asleep, I now regularly pull off the boob, pat Mama's shoulders and say, "Sweet Mama, sweet Mama," and then ask for a kiss before I fall asleep.
-I am super ticklish!

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Edie, you make life SO FULL lately! Your personality is HUGE and you are always busy. Somehow you still manage to take lots of time to love on Dada and me plenty, too, which just completely melts us. You rarely freak out and when you do it's pretty easy to pinpoint why (like when we first get to the store and you are used to helping me put stuff in the basket and one of the employees runs over and grabs the vitamins out of your hand and doesn't explain why). Those feelings can be so big and so sudden--I understand it can be overwhelming! You are incredibly smart and constantly surprising us with what you know--I feel like I'm just hanging out letting you learn most of the time. I love your spirit--you investigate everything intensely, run wildly, and wave at all people/animals with your entire self. I love you so so much, Sweets!