Archive for December, 2008

Happy Holidays!

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

It has been a crazy year!  Looking back at the year's blog entries, and reflecting back on all the events, we're just amazed at how our once-tiny baby has developed into a little person with a mind of her own!  It's almost impossible to believe that the pictures from January ...

A day in the park

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

Annemarie took her first steps outdoors at the Saturday farmer's market, on a date with Andy (who was not impressed by her walking technique).  Aunt Grace is clearly on her favorites list - she was completely content to be held by her, no fuss! "Bonking heads" is lots of fun - ...

Walking – the next frontier

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Annemarie was already taking baby steps prior to Thanksgiving, and in the following weeks her confidence has grown dramatically.  She went from taking very occasional series of steps from toy to toy ... ... to practicing her walking technique incessantly! Annemarie says "Where's my applause???" :) We're also amazed at how her motor ...

Food Fight

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Solid food remains a challenge...  While all of Annemarie's peers are happily chowing down on all sorts of solid food, she continues to fight - most meals become battles.  Watching music videos helps to distract her, and we're slowly figuring out a few favorites that sometimes work (green beans and ...

Weekend with the Yip Family

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

In early December Annemarie (and mommy) got to hang out at Mien and Bomu's house while daddy was taking his first aid class... En route - recharging! Annemarie and Bomu Bomu prepared a wonderful crab feast! (unfortunately, no shellfish for Annemarie yet!  Lucky she doesn't know what she missed!) Annemarie is getting more and ...