Monday, January 3, 2011

6 Months Old

A half of a year old already?!

Eliana is growing to be such a fun long as she's not crying!!! (That child has been given the MOST high pitched cry we have ever heard...trying to find the blessing in it, but it's difficult especially at 3 in the morning!) I did ask our pediatrician if there is anything we can do...she simply informed me, "NO, but it really can't be that bad." Her statement was quickly retracted when Eliana demonstrated it for her...then Dr. R said, "Oh, that is horrible!" :) I told her so!

I don't remember her specific stats...they're downstairs and I'm lazy, but she's exactly 1 up on Kirra in everything at 6months...1 cm longer in head circumference, 1 in longer, 1 pound heavier!!! She's my big baby! :)
Not many "tricks" to speak of at the moment...she's in no hurry to roll, crawl, or even move for that matter! Elli is perfectly content (as long as I am within reach) to just lie on her play mat, to simply swing in her swing, or to be held.
She LOVES food and is doing really well eating thus far--avacado, rice cereal, squash, peas, green beans, apple sauce, bananas, rice puffs, carrots, potatoes so far!
Her smile is fabulously contagious!
Watching/listening to her belly laugh at Kirra is probably one of my favorite pastimes...and a good core workout too!

November Rush

I love November. The smell of fall. The chilly air. Lots of family time. Thanksgiving. Here are some pics to highlight this busy month...
Our friends Eli and Asher came for a Tuesday visit...Eli gladly played the role of the Prince and Joseph while Kirra was the Princess and Mary...and Asher was the LION, cuz all great stories have vicious lions! They formed a traveling band in this photo.
Bright-eyed Baby
Food! Glorious Food!
Strite Family Christmas/Thanksgiving...missed Miguel, Ann and fam
1st Food! We were thinking of waiting til she was officially 6 months old, but then convinced ourselves that by feeding her real food, she may sleep better...didn't work! BUT she loved it all the same!
Little Mama
Blowin' Bubbles
Kirra's 1st Visit to the Dentist....and she ROCKED IT! No cavities for her...Daddy had 3!!!

I LOVE how much Alan LOVES his girls!!!!