Friday, November 20, 2009

keep 'em rear facing please!

i'm writing this post because i have had several friends and family ask me why i'm planning on keeping elodie rear-facing in her car seat. my answer? until she's 35 lbs so at least 2. in sweden, parents keep their children rear facing until they are from 3 to 5 years old and have an extremely low mortality rate because of this. since she inherited her father's giraffe legs and height, we have already graduated her from her infant carseat to a britax. *sigh* she's growing too fast.

for more info, click here.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

pretending it's a gray day

well, I guess it was wishful thinking that i would post every day. but rather than beat myself up, let me tell you how much fun elodie, papa and i have been having lately.

since i last wrote our little baby girl has started cruising around the sofa, has said her first word 'doggie' or 'daddy' depending on who you ask, celebrated her first halloween (pics to follow), gone to seattle and palm springs and is now adept at pulling down her mama's shirt when she wants milk. i particularly like that one. very attractive ;)

i am ending a lovely fall weekend with my little lady - we walked the reservoir, went to the dog park, played on the swings with elton and made lasagna with amalia and lindsay. now listening to sigur ros and looking up cross stitch patterns.

here is a lovely (sigur ros inspired) picture i took of elodie on the ferry to whidbey island. it was gray upside down every which way and you couldn't really tell the ocean from the sky.