Saturday, January 31, 2009

Girls' Night Out


Elizabeth had her first girls' night out with mommy Friday for a friend's birthday. She did great almost the whole dinner but got a little overwhelmed by the noise after about two hours.
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Strawberry Shortcake

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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Diapers and Sleep




That's 2/3 of Elizabeth's activities. Big Sister took the diaper change picture.
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Monday, January 26, 2009

Family Pic

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Saturday, January 24, 2009

Daddy Kisses


John knows better than to kid himself that she's actually kissing him. I figured she could wait a few more seconds to nurse while I took a cute picture. :-)
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Friday, January 23, 2009

First Bath




Elizabeth had her first bath today! This was her first bath, truly, because we just had them wipe her off at the hospital to rub the protective vernix into her skin. She liked it all fine (except the hair washing).
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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Exciting Days


The early days with a newborn -- so sweet (but not too exciting).
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Sister Love

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

First Library Trip

Elizabeth made her first trip to the library. She went to preschool storytime and slept through it all.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Cordless!


Elizabeth was lying in my lap while I visited with a friend and her little boys as they played with Caroline on the floor. I heard something fall onto the floor and looked down to see Elizabeth's cord had fallen off. Our little friend picked it up and asked, "What is this?" Ew!! Didn't bother him, though.

Being cordless means -- time for onesies! Here's one Aunt Mary made for us by special request. In case you can't read it all --
"2% Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice
98% Breastmilk"

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Poppy and the Girls

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Daddy and Me

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First Trip to Church

Elizabeth went to church for the first time today. She hung out in the sling and slept. Then she went to a luncheon with mommy after church.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

First Doctor Visit


Big sister took these pictures all by herself.

Weight: 9 lbs 8.5 oz (97%) -- regained birthweight plus some, and she's not even two weeks old yet!
Height: 21 1/4 inches (90%)
Head: 35 1/2 cm (50%)
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Friday, January 16, 2009

Daddy's Girl

Looking more like daddy every day
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First Family Outing


Elizabeth went with the whole family to watch big sister's ballet class. Later that afternoon, she had her first trip to the mall, too.
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Thursday, January 15, 2009

First Trip to the Mall

Mama drug Elizabeth to the mall today for her first mall outing. Had to spend those Gymbucks!

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Little Monkey Girl



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Monday, January 12, 2009

It's all Relatives

Elizabeth with second-cousin Ashlee Elizabeth (7 weeks) and big sister Caroline

Big Sister stops by after her bath for goodnight kisses.
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Saturday, January 10, 2009

Elizabeth Day Three




We had a peaceful day our last day at the hospital--just mommy, daddy, and Elizabeth most of the day. We would have had company, but we spent the entire day thinking we'd be checking out in "a few minutes." We checked out at 4 p.m. (Mostly mommy's fault as she forgot to fill out and turn in the birth certificate paperwork until the nurse asked if we had our birth certificate yet.) Elizabeth and mommy napped lots. Daddy help Elizabeth in the sunlight to keep her jaundice levels in check.
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Friday, January 9, 2009

Elizabeth Day Two

Inspired by hats we've seen in a couple of other hospitals, Aunt Mary took two of the hospital hats home and made this cutie for Elizabeth to wear.

Miss Elizabeth passed her hearing screen and looked pretty cool doing so.

Big Sister Caroline held Elizabeth, took pictures of her sister to school, and wore a special Big Sister shirt to announce her new status to the world.
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Poppy's Girls


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