Avonlea’s 1st Birthday Party

Avonlea’s 1st birthday party was just what I wanted.  While I’d love to have allll of our people, we both have big families & everyone is rather spread out, so we’ll have to continue the celebration as long as need be with extended family.  But we had just our parents, grandparents, & a few friends, […]

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Avonlea | One Year

This month: Current favorites include peekaboo, dancing (her favorite song is Baby Baby by Amy Grant), rocking her babies, helping with laundry, walking white holding onto anything that will hold her up! She could definitely walk on her own, she just hasn’t realized it yet. We made the switch from formula & bottles to milk & cups, which […]

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Avonlea | Eleven Months

Our Avonlea Gray is eleven months old!  Every day gets more & more fun.  This month she’s really started pulling up easily on everything & taking steps holding onto things.   Her current favorite hobby is to come hold one finger up to Grayson, which means she wants to go “running” with him.  He’ll run […]

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Avonlea | Ten Months

Ten months.  Double digits.  How can she be so old?! My blue-eyed girl is speedily crawling (read: swimming on the floor) everywhere & pulling up.  She’s finally getting more teeth!  One top tooth is through & another close behind. Her biggest accomplishment this month was lasting a whole service in the nursery at church!  This […]

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Avonlea | Nine Months

Firsts: Says “bye bye” & waves. Constantly waves to me in the mirror when we’re in the car. First trip to the aquarium New big girl car seat! First (second, third, fourth…) time in a swing…she LOVES it!  She giggles the entire time & it’s the best thing I’ve ever seen. Starting to learn to […]

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Avonlea | Eight Months

Our smiley little girl is eight months old!  She makes Donald Duck noises & says “dada” all day long.  She doesn’t quite know what she means by it yet, but as much as Grayson says it to her & she repeats it, she will very soon!  She’s not crawling & seems to see no need…she […]

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Avonlea | Seven Months

Avonlea is SEVEN months old today!  I Every month I feel like she’s getting further & further away from a tiny baby…she has so much personality that’s all her own.  She has likes & dislikes & habits & all of these things that kids & grown ups have & it’s so exciting & sad all […]

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