Archive for July, 2008

2-year checkup

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

For the record: 35″ tall (85th percentile) 25 lbs 10 oz (35th percentile) head circumference of 51cm (um….still off the chart) Still a lollipop!

24 Months….er…..2 Years Old!

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

It’s true, she’s two! More pictures from the day (and I’ll add them as the celebration continues) are on Flickr. Tidbits: Molly and Kyle gave her a doll stroller. We made the mistake of having her unwrap it first; before opening each subsequent present, she had to push the stroller around a bit. Walking to […]

The Great Midwest

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

It would seem that I failed to post about our trip to visit Marg & Dave and Matt & Beth. Oops! We had a great time! Upon her return to day care, Ben overheard Etta talking to her friend Will and telling him, “I missed you.” Now, on to the birthday festivities….

A breakfast conversation

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Etta: “What’s on my toe?” Daddy: “I don’t know, what’s on your toe?” Etta: “Asparagus on my toe!” Daddy: “There’s asparagus on your toe?” Etta: “That doesn’t make any sense!”

Pinkeye and Pookus

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Pinkeye: yep, there’s nothing more fun than eyedrops for a toddler. Pookus: the nonsense name of the week. As in, “Who are you talking to on the phone?” “Pookus!” Toddlers are foolish: Mom: “Etta, are you biting your hand?” Etta (sounding proud of herself): “Yeah!” Mom: “Does that hurt?” Etta (sounding a little surprised and […]


Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

In the gym at day care last week: Other tidbits: Last Friday was the last day of the regular academic year at day care. Hila, one of Etta’s teachers, is taking the summer off, and when she was giving hugs to say goodbye, Etta piped up, “I love you!” Not a dry eye in the […]