Tuesday Toddler Blogging

SteelyKid's second birthday is Saturday, so we're getting her a few things. Given the recent video I posted, one of her presents was really obvious:


As you can tell, she's inherited her father's skillset. If the dunk picture doesn't convince you, this picture of her ace ball-handling ought to:


Not even two, and she can dribble it off her foot, just like her old man. She's a prodigy, she is.

The hoop and ball were a big hit-- we had to drage the ball along with us when we went out to dinner that night. The other big treat of the day was a visit from Grandma and Grandpa, who brought along this beauty:


That's a fire truck ("Truck! Vroom VROOM!") with a hose that sprays water. It took a little while to get the idea, and she's not quite big enough to pump it effectively herself, but it's a big hit. Especially when the adults jump and scramble to get out of the path of the spray...

Tomorrow, she's off to her Grammy's in Boston for a few days, and a party this weekend. I'm sure there's absolutely no chance of her getting spoiled at all. Nope. No way.

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