Archive for 18 November 2011

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The Bright Side

While Emerson’s first milestones (rolling-over, crawling, walking…etc) have been very exciting, I find myself equally amazed by the subtle habits she picks up every day. Top 10 of my favorite Emerson-isms: 10. Holding any object up to her ear and saying, “Hi.” 9. Stepping into Nic’s shoes and attempting to walk around. 8. Draping household items (belts, socks… anything long and skinny) around her neck as if they were necklaces or scarves. 7. Putting the bathmat in the tub while I’m getting the water ready. 6. Pointing to every picture hanging on the wall while “oohing” as we walk by. 5. Saying “baby” when we see kids. 4. Singing “Ee-I-Ee-I-Oh!”...

Hoppy Halloween

At Emerson’s age, holidays like Halloween are definitely more for parents than anyone else! Dressing her up was fun, but what I really look forward to is the day she decides to do it for her own enjoyment! We started the night off with a little Halloween goodie bag (any excuse to spoil her, right?) and much to her surprise a card to open – her favorite! She’s really digging books and¬† stickers at the moment so what better than a Halloween book complete with stickers? We also threw in a Winnie the Pooh DVD to go along with the theme. Next we loaded up and Trick-or-Treated at Michelle and...