Monday, October 7, 2013

the ups and downs of eleven months

francesca and i took an early morning walk yesterday in palm springs while elodie was playing with friends at the match car pile (the kids were in heaven.) she would do a one leg crawl, stand up, take a few steps, boom. back down on the ground.

up.

down.

up.

down.

up to pick a leaf and take a curious taste.

down to inspect the tiniest piece of dirt.

she looked around to study the children whizzing by on scooters. claps and little squeals of happiness whenever a dog walked by with it's amused owner. clapping and squealing when she saw a dog being walked. it is amazing to see these building blocks from crawling to walking, from streams of sounds to words. she cut a new tooth this weekend which means her naps are shot. maybe twenty minutes and the nights are iffy, so she sleeps with me. nursing every so often. she grabs her teddy close and hugs it now. full mouth kisses for mama. her outward signs of love are so wonderful. i'm blown away by her becoming.








10 comments:

  1. ohhhh she is just darling. And I adore her sweater!

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  2. Do you find her very different to Elodie at that age? Also it would be interesting to read a post on sleep if you were so inclined? Did you sleep with E also? It does seem that co-sleepers walk before 1 year (it was the case for us and seems to be a common result of co-sleeping). Congrats on your gorgeous gorgeous girl

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    1. Hmmm I'm trying to remember. I'll work on a sleep post for you! thank you!

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  3. Lovely story, Mama. I love watching her bloom.

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  4. Those baby legs are the best! And I love how you put it "her becoming"

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  5. up. down. up. down. haha! my girl's the same age as I can totally relate to that. :) she's so cute!

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  6. She's sooooo cute! Where is her outfit from?

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  7. Hi Kay!

    Here dress is an australian company called Pure Baby, her sweater a hand me down, and her shoes are melton.

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    1. Thank you! I'll be checking out those stores out for my niece and nephew!

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