Thursday, October 28, 2010

21 Things About Ruby



1.Ruby loves baby dolls.
2.Ruby loves to look at books and be read to.
3.Ruby always wakes up happy and greets everyone with,"Hi!"
4.Ruby climbs up and sits on the couch.She also loves to crawl back and forth along the couch which worries her dear mommy and dear mommy keeps putting baby gates on the couches so she wont fall off when no one is watching.
5.Ruby will sign her name and point at her tummy if you ask her,"Where's Ruby?"
6.Ruby's sign name was given to her by a friend who is a missionary to the deaf in Mexico.
7.Ruby's sign name is a signed 'r' over her heart.
8.Ruby says"Thank you" when she hands something to you and you take it.
9.Ruby's first sign was 'bubbles.'
10.Ruby loves dogs.
11.Ruby loves her Daddy and will sign and say Daddy.
12.Ruby has 10 siblings who adore her.
13.Ruby is named after my grandfather's sister.
14.Ruby has changed me for the better.
15.We didn't know Ruby had Down syndrome until after her birth.
16.Ruby had to stay in the NICU for two weeks after her birth and and amazed her nurses with her strength.
17.Ruby army crawled until the week of her second birthday when she suddenly decided she would get up and crawl on hands and knees.
18.Ruby knocks at the door when she wants into a room.
19.Ruby stands up on the couch near our front door and wiggles the door knob!
20.Ruby is 27 months old and is not walking yet.
21.When Ruby hugs you she pats your back with her sweet little hands.

11 comments:

Michelle Z said...

We use the same sign for OUR Ruby!!

Ria said...

I love it! Matthew does the pat on the back too when he hugs.

Rochelle said...

Love these lists. It has been so much fun reading the 21 things about so many kids.
I love the hug on the back and patting too! One of my favorite stages.

my family said...

great things to know....dont you just love #21?

SunflowerStories said...

Oh my goodness, she is such a sweetie! I love her signed name, what a great idea. I <3 Ruby!

Zoey's mom said...

Ruby is a beautiful little girl and the love you all have for her shines through with each and every post.

Her sign name is precious.

The Munck Family said...

Such a sweet post! I have #22 for you, Ruby is a very blessed little girls loved deeply by her family! Truly she is a shining gift from the Lord!

Laura

Ruth E said...

You inspired me to do the same about Esther - http://11blessings.blogspot.com/2010/10/21-things-about-esther.html

Thanks!

Ruth

JaybirdNWA said...

Your little baby has grown into a toddler. It is good to hear and see that she is doing well. It is also good to hear the proud mom come through in your posts. Ruby is a fortunate little girl to have a loving family.

heidi marie said...

Ruby is amazing and so precious. I need to do a sign name with Henry! Never even occurred to me. Thanks

Brandie said...

I love her signed name. Isn't it learning ASL fun?!