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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

071/365.
Tuesday, March 12th.
You took your first steps moments before this picture was taken. Here you are enjoying your reward, a mango tea popper.
I would have liked to have gotten them on camera (video would have been even better),
but Papa was too busy to coax and catch you so I had to manage.
I tried to swallow my Mama emotions, but I still let a few tears fall when we got back to the car.
So many times I wish I could take these moments, pull them out of my mind, and save them for you -
emotions, sounds, textures, and all included. I do my best to capture our life through photos, 
but often times they just don't satisfy this desire like I would like them to.
072/365.
Wednesday, March 13th.
You have developed this lovely habit of throwing your food in the floor.
When I crawl under your high chair to pick it up, you always watch me through your little peephole.

073/365.
Thursday, March 14th.
I call you our little Koala bear a lot because 
you love to hang off our sides and watch us work. As tired as I get of holding you,
I dread the day that you're too big to just climb up onto my hip. I'll miss you there.
Also, your face is always dirty these days. I think of it as the mark of childhood.

074/365.
Friday, March 15th.
Our friends from Texas, Dan and Victoria and Landin, came to visit us and we took a trip to the zoo.
The sea lions were your favorite.

075/365.
Saturday, March 16th.
We took a trip to the new Target to pass the time while Papa was at band practice.
You absolutely refuse to sit down in the shopping cart. 
I think I spend 75% of the time asking you to 'please put your bottom down' anywhere we go.
I managed to control myself and we left with two wooden cars.

076/365.
Sunday, March 17th.
We finally found a pair of shoes that will stay on your feet (you're still in a size 3). 
You love to play with the velcro on them.

077/365.
Monday, March 18th.
This is your spot while Mama is cooking. You love to play with all the wooden spoons.

5 comments:

  1. Her face, at the zoo. So priceless. She is so concentrated. Beautiful.

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    1. It was a really fun trip for us. She is at the age that she's actually interested and notices the animals now, so she was yelling and tapping on the glass. I think my favorite thing about raising her is watching her learn. . .

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  2. First steps such a big week! Seth Loved playing with wooden spoons. We actually went through a phase where cooking utensils had to go with us everywhere!

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  3. That is so sweet what you wrote about her first steps. Aubrie likes to drop things off her high chair too - but she thinks she is helping feed the dog by doing so, lol.

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