Day in the Park

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IMG_5466.JPG Originally uploaded by griffey Today my Dad came down to visit his Grandkids, and we decided that the weather was so nice we’d picnic in Coolidge Park. Great fun, and both Eliza and Parker loved it. I’m not sure what Ellie likes most, but its probably a toss-up between the fountain and the carousel. […]

Eliza profile: nine months

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IMG_5388.JPG, originally uploaded by griffey. Favorite hobbies: creeping / army crawling all over the living room extremely fast; standing at her musical play table; chasing the cats; reading with mom or dad; playing peekaboo with Dad; clapping, sometimes for no reason whatsoever; pulling her own hair (because it’s there); splashing in the bathtub; putting things […]

Illness update

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IMG_5344.JPG, originally uploaded by griffey. After 8 days of the cold that wouldn’t go away, yellow snot, cough, and all, we called the doctor. She prescribed amoxicillin, which we realized wasn’t working after 5 days. The doctor switched her to augmentin, which seems to be doing the trick. Today was the first time in 14 […]

Knees

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IMG_5230.JPG, originally uploaded by griffey. So, I’ve decided that Eliza just doesn’t “get” that her knees have any sort of function. She creeps forward on her belly pretty fast, but won’t actually crawl on all fours. In fact, she doesn’t even do the characteristic “rocking” of the pre-crawler. She never gets up on her knees […]

Standing up

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IMG_5183.JPG Originally uploaded by griffey I realized that I hadn’t spoken up here in a long time, but it’s mainly due to the fact that I’m having too much fun with Eliza to write about it. 🙂 She’s come so far in the last two months it’s hard to enumerate all the changes: standing, cruising, […]