Brand New Cold

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IMG_5188.JPG, originally uploaded by griffey. Eliza has her first cold. She has the runniest little nose I’ve ever seen. And sneezing, and watery eyes, and general fatigue. She still smiles at me through the snot, which is sweet. But you know she isn’t herself when she prefers quiet, sitting-down play time. We’ve been reading lots […]

More learning

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IMG_5173.JPG, originally uploaded by griffey. Eliza has learned how to clap. Now she can’t stop doing it. She claps for everything, and all the applause is great for mommy’s ego! 🙂 In other news, she stood alone for about 2-3 seconds yesterday. She started off holding on to her “toddle truck” and then decided to […]

Mobility!

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IMG_5112.JPG, originally uploaded by griffey. Eliza just learned how to move herself forward yesterday. It’s not crawling in the traditional sense but more like an “army crawl” or what some people call “creeping.” Basically, she keeps her belly on the floor, puts her butt in the air, pushes with one of her legs, and reaches […]

Look at me!

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IMG_4959.JPG, originally uploaded by griffey. Eliza’s favorite activity is standing. She can’t yet pull herself to a standing position in the crib, but if you put her that way, she can stay for a long time. She is happy to be at your level, surveying everything in her room. Big event for the week: Eliza’s […]