Archive for the 'Henrietta' Category

Warm fuzzies

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Ben’s birthday is tomorrow, and since it’s Friday, it’s also a Show and Tell day. Henrietta announced, “I want Daddy to stay for Show and Tell so I can show that it’s his birthday.” Getting Henrietta settled down in bed tonight, I asked her what she wanted to sing. She proceeded to sing all of […]

Deep thoughts

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

From day care, we learned “You get what you get, and you don’t get upset.” And now Henrietta has introduced a corollary: “You can get upset, but it won’t change the color of your popsicle.”


Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

[Henrietta is opening the door at Charlotte’s day care.] Mom: Wow, Henrietta, you’re strong! That’s a heavy door! Henrietta: I bet I could lift a box with lots of pudding in it.

4 years old

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Henrietta is four! And she was a flower girl! And we had a great visit in Minnesota. From Henrietta’s checkup: 40 3/4″ tall 36 lb 4 oz 3 shots!

6 months old!

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Charlotte is six months old! Stats from her checkup: 26.5″ tall (78th percentile) 16 lb 6 oz (59th percentile) 46 cm head circumference (99th percentile) She tried her first rice cereal last night: And Henrietta actually enjoyed the fireworks in Portsmouth this weekend, along with her first sparkler:

5 months old! Plus, teeth and roller coaster!

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Charlotte is 5 months old: And she has 2 teeth: And both girls make funny faces for the camera: And at the Arlington Greek Festival this weekend, Henrietta went on the roller coaster—twice!

TMBG, Teething, and Sleeping

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

We went to see They Might be Giants on Sunday—lots of fun: And in other news, Charlotte is teething (thank goodness, since she was acting uncharacteristically cranky!), and is also sleeping through the night much more consistently (knock on wood). Oh, and we got some “school pictures“:

Mary had a little crayon

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

New lyrics invented at dinner tonight: “Mary had a little crayon, little crayon, little crayon, Mary had a little crayon, it was red and yellow and green and blue…” “And everywhere that Mary went, etc., Everywhere that Mary went, the crayon was sure to go.”

Two months old (almost)

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Charlotte at 8 weeks old: From Charlotte’s 2-month checkup: 11 lb 3 oz (63rd percentile) 23 inches long (77th percentile) 42 cm head circumference (98th percentile) Once again, she’s a bit bigger in all dimensions than Henrietta was at the same age. Big baby! Charlotte is also: done with the “newborn” sling for her bathtub; […]

One month old

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Stats from Charlotte’s one month checkup: 10 lb 5 oz (somewhere around 60th percentile) 22 1/4″ long (around 70th percentile) 40.5cm head circumference (98th percentile) Aside from blocked tear ducts (normal, treated with warm compresses and massage), she’s doing great! We all spent the weekend in Portsmouth, and Charlotte got to meet some of her […]