Jak is the oldest in his class now and getting ready to transition to the next room at school. They have already begun putting him on a mat at nap time and he's doing well. Just like his big sister, Jak prefers to be around the older kids. When Mike drops him off in the mornings, Jak jumps right in and plays with the big kids till they separate them to their individual classes.
It's so fun to be able to talk to Jak lately. While he has very few words still, he's able to understand simple commands, like "bring this to Lillian" or "put this in the trash" and follow through. He's so proud of himself when he does what he's asked! He also clearly signs the words "more" and "all done", which makes mealtime so much more fun!
Jak is such a charmer, he melts everyone's hearts and everyone at the Wooden Shoe knows his name! I'm getting about 3 calls a week lately, letting me know he's hurt himself or been hurt by another kid. Mike says, it's ok, cause "Chicks dig scars". Even at home, he climbs furniture more than he plays with his toys these days (ok his basketball hoop and balls probably still win the popularity contest but it's close!).