Ellie decided she wanted to “help” me while I hung some pictures this morning.
Now that Ellie’s on the move and occasionally migrates to the kitchen, we got her some alphabet letter magnets to play with, which she loves.
Whenever we give Ellie her box of blocks, she rummages through them, throwing blocks aside until she finds her favourite “blue oval”. Not sure what’s quite so special about it, but she does it without fail. Continue reading “Ellie’s affinity for blue ovals [VIDEO]”
When Ellie has been playing on her play mat and she’s had enough, she puts her arms out and just rests her head down, which is simply adorable!
Now that Ellie is able sit by herself and needs to be entertained much more, she has taken quite nicely to play time, sitting down on the floor with a selection of toys and chatting away. She can keep herself occupied for quite a while, which is nice, because we can actually get stuff done!
We both feel strongly that kids toys shouldn’t be made of plastic, so Ellie’s toys are wooden: they last a lot longer, they aren’t toxic and they’re just nicer than their plastic counterparts. Thank goodness for Melissa & Doug!
Ellie has now mastered sitting up by herself, and was quite happy and playful this morning, despite her teething at the moment. Continue reading “Ellie sitting and playing [VIDEO]”
Ellie sure loves her tummy time, especially now that she’s able to roll back and forth.
In between feeding and changing Ellie this morning, we lay her in the bed and covered her in the sheets. She seemed to be having fun with it. Continue reading “Ellie playing in the sheets [VIDEO]”