Thank you so much Jenny!!!
These are the things Hali'a can say:
-Please (sounds like pssss)
-Meem (Short for "Grammy")
-Boo (playing peek-a-boo)
-Pretty (sounds like pete)
-Hi (her first word, yes, she's Miss Aloha)
-and the normal babbling words
-plus she likes to copy what we say
These are the things Hali'a can do:
-Give real kisses (she leans and puckers and says mmmm)
-Dance (the head bob, the side-to-side sway, and the bouncing)
-Pick her nose
-Pick at our eye lashes
-Walk along the furniture
-Crawl (really fast)
-Eat everything we eat
-Brush her own teeth
-Brush her own hair
-Head butts then puts her hand on her head pretending that it hurts
-Point to things of interest with her index finger
-Signal that she's one year old
-Signal with her hands for someone to come to her
-Do some of the hand motions for "Twinkle, Twinkle"
-Raise her eyebrows and shape her mouth like an O (her surprised look)
-Play the bongos
-Share anything that she has
-Put the phone to her ear and say "hi"
-do hula motions when we sing "hula-hula, hula-hula"
-Shrug her shoulders and turn up her hands to signal "I don't know"
-Shake her head "yes" and "no"
-Hugs after telling her to "hold tight"
These are the things Hali'a knows in sign language:
Food: Steak, chicken, guacamole, oranges, grapes, french fries, cereal, popsicles, and ice cream
TV Show: Sid the Science Kid
Dancing Song: Put a ring on it By: Beyonce
Rock Song: I Wanna Rock and Roll All Night By: Kiss