Thursday, June 30, 2011

First Steps!!

Okay, well maybe not the very first, but pretty darn close. Paige has been standing on her own for a couple of weeks now, but it's been spotty - a few seconds here, a few minutes there, and nary a clue from us as to when she'd do it. She's got strong little legs though, and Rebecca and I have been telling each other for weeks that we'll wake up one day and our little girl will decide that she's finally ready to walk. Well, today was that day - or at least today was the first time she's been willing to walk for us. Usually our pretty little miss is quite content to sit on her bum and laugh at us - but today she thought she'd put on a show, so we decided to get out the camera.

We sure do love our big little girl!

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

I made a chocolate cake on Wednesday without cocoa powder, and frosted it without frosting. I was proud of myself. Paige seemed to enjoy it too, when she wasn't dropping it on the floor. It made a good breakfast and lunch for the next couple days.

As for the birthday girl herself, she's been working on some new skills:

Just today, she's been standing by herself for a long period of time. She was pretty proud of herself.

To make matters more exciting, my friend who's been in London on study abroad stayed with us for a couple days before heading back home. Her friend Lauren also stayed with us for a night, meaning Jeff was outnumbered four to one. He put up a good front for our girl talk, and even watched a chick flick with us, but I think he's probably glad to be back to just two silly girlies in the house.