I read recently that the terrible twos don’t actually refer to when they turn two but instead to their second year of development (i.e., age 0 is the first year of development, age 1 is the second year). This was a huge relief because I’ve been quite dreading the onset of the terrible twos. The brief glimpse I had a month ago was more than enough to scare the bejeezus out of me.
So it’s notable that we both agree that this has been the most enjoyable period yet as parents. At 20 months, he’s so affectionate and easily excitable, that it’s just hilarious sitting back and watching him take in the world.
Case in point, his excitement in this brief video: yaaay cars