First Steps!

Claire took her first steps yesterday (Sunday, July 27) – hooray! I was in the living room with Claire and after spending SIX hours in the car she was so happy to get some floor time in. She pulled herself up on a dining room chair and then did a little two-step in place and then ventured forward with the other foot. I scrambled to … Continue reading First Steps!


I forgot to post that our little munchkin is finally saying “Mom” and “Dad.” It sounds like a “muhmuhmamama” when she wants me and Dan is known as “duh-dy (spoken quickly and repeated at least three times). Claire looks right at us when she says our names (oh God, we’re Mommy & Daddy to someone). Here are the upright pictures I promised earlier today. What … Continue reading Milestones

Look Out World!

Claire doesn’t seem to need much help standing anymore. She’s now doing “wall pushups” on every flat surface in the house, although she seems to prefer the dishwasher – that strange mirrored baby in there makes her smile. The butt-out pose has been perfected and Claire’s dimpled bottom has been cushioning her landings (none of which are graceful yet). Our little daredevil has even tried … Continue reading Look Out World!

8 Months Old!

What – a new banner doesn’t count as an update?! The internet has been down a few days so I’ve been busying myself with Apple’s iMovie.I promise it’s worth the wait! This video showcases some of Claire’s newest accomplishments – crawling, solids and being cute while playing 🙂 There’s also a little montage at the end for father’s day. The video itself doesn’t have sound … Continue reading 8 Months Old!