All that, and probably more, but especially also: the sudden developmental leaps. The ones that you know will happen one day, that you want to happen, but that knock you for six regardless. A couple of weeks we said goodbye to these:
At 2 years and 3 weeks, the Bean has moved on to underpants, potties and the mini-toilets at the nursery. This is a truly GREAT thing: it is another step towards much-desired independence, it means much less laundry for me, it is an excuse to buy cute Gruffalo pants. The Bean is proud and pleased as punch, as well he should be. It’s an amazing thing.