Yesterday was Tomoe’s second birthday. She had a strawberry and blueberry tart for a birthday cake, and she loved it.
Now that she’s 2 years old, she’s entering the terrible twos. She says “no” a lot. She fights against going to bed a lot lately, too. Communication is getting better. She can ask for things by saying the word or pointing at it. She speaks mostly Japanese and gibberish with some English words, but she understand English directions pretty well.
I’m making a bit of an announcement with this post, too. This is the last post I will write about Tomoe. At this age, she is an increasingly individual person, and deserves her privacy. I’d like to thank all of you who have followed her from being a tiny bean to a 2 year old toddler. However, that doesn’t mean this blog is finished. While it’ll be going into a kind of hibernation, I’ll keep it online, and occasionally write posts about raising children in Japan. But nothing specific about Tomoe. If we have a second child here in Japan, this blog will be resurrected. But since we plan to move to Canada by the end of 2016, we may have our second kid in Canada. But we’ll see about the future of this blog.