Things that are new to Stanley (in no particular order):

-air hand dryers in the bathroom

-airplane rides


-playing in the bathtub (bubbles are a hit!)

-jackets (not a lot of jackets necessary in Haiti)

-microwaves

-putting your own ornaments on your Christmas tree

-housecoats

-elevators

-decorating gingerbread houses

-writing your name in erasable marker

-snacking (we’re big snackers in our house, much to Stanley’s delight)

-driving around in a car

-petting cats (he and Olive are getting along very well)

-playing doctor at Children’s Hospital when your sister has a suspected case of pink eye

-being told to not open the car door while your mom is driving 🤦🏼‍♀️

-keeping your seatbelt on while driving (fortunately did not happen the same day as opening the car door)

-umbrellas


-train rides

-popsicles

-going to school to pick up your brother and sister

-sunglasses and headphones

-bike riding

-playing at the playground

-escalators

-visits with Tonton Nwèl, aka Santa Claus


-opening the front door to let Olive in and out

-turning light switches on and off

-Paw Patrol

-going for walks in onesies with your brother and sister

-and then going to bed in that onesie


And he’s been home less than three weeks!!! I think 2020 is going to be an exciting year.

 

 

 

 

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