Monthly Archives: July 2008

More Mobile Mischief

After realizing they shared a common ground, Tommy showed Annalise the fine art of the gate-shake this afternoon. “Good thing Mommy & Daddy kept all of these outlet covers in place…” “…Well, if I can’t mess with the power outlets, I suppose … Continue reading

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On the Move

Annalise is mobile! She’s still not doing the traditional, up-on-all-fours crawl, but she can get around the family room and kitchen just fine. Her first destination: the exit. She wriggled over to the baby gate and kept shaking it. It’s not that … Continue reading

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Big Sunday Breakfast

Sunday we enjoyed a very lazy morning and lounged in jammies until nearly noon. We made a big, lingering breakfast. We started with Cheerios and ended with Chocolate Chip Cookies. Annalise chowed on favorites and new treats. She dined on baby-sized pancake pieces, … Continue reading

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Bowling Party

Strikes & Turkeys? More like Bumper Bowling and an occasional lucky Spare when three-year-olds are rolling the ball. Our neighbor, Mason, celebrated his third birthday at Red Rock Lanes near our house and much fun ensued. Tommy really gets into … Continue reading

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Bedtime Smiles

We’ve managed to get Tommy & Annalise on a semi-similar schedule for nighttime. We eat dinner around 5:30 then try to hit the tub by 6:15 or so. After a very splashy bath (they really like to egg each other … Continue reading

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Potty Training is EXHAUSTING

Wow. What an experience it is to teach a young child that diapers aren’t the only way to go. We decided it was time to pitch the Pull-ups over Fourth of July weekend and officially turn our kid into Captain … Continue reading

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Happy, Smiley Girl

Annalise continues to thrive in her happiness. Happy to be sitting unsupported… Happy to steal Mommy’s sunglasses… Happy to sit on Daddy’s lap…

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Best Babysitter Ever!

Here Annalise smiles with our most favorite babysitter ever, Alecsa. The kids adore her and she does such a fantastic job taking care of them. I need to snap a picture of Tommy with her. I think she’s his first … Continue reading

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Tommy’s Summer Camp

Tommy’s attending summer day camp two mornings a week. He LOVES his teachers, Miss Gonzales and Ms. Lalli. Here he’s pictured with Miss Gonzales in the “Butterflies” classroom. Each morning starts out with splashing and water play, so he gears … Continue reading

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