Ellie held on to her baby teeth longer than most of her peers. Today, she lost her first tooth, and it was quite an eventful affair.
After a week or two of it being really quite wobbly, to the point of even being able to lay down on its side, we went to Starbucks, as we do on the first Saturday of every month before our Home Depot Workshop, and Ellie ordered a bagel as usual.
At the conclusion of the meal, Marti stared at Ellie confused and asked Ellie where her tooth was. She reached into her mouth and was equally confused.
This summer, Ellie started school. She’s currently going three mornings a week and it’s been fantastic for her. She’s making friends, enjoying the independence and it’s making her much more confident and assertive.
The other day was the first time I got to take her to school and meet her teachers and classmates and I’m really happy with where she is. I’m very happy that we made the decision to have her go. Continue reading “Ellie’s first day at school”
We’ve known for almost two months now, but we’re now ready to announce that Ellie is going to be a big sister. In the spring (late April / early May), we’re going to welcome either Hannah Michelle or Jack William (Hank for now [Hannah + Jack]) into this world.
This was all planned, so we’re very excited to expand our family once more.
Time is flying, and we’re ever conscious of the fact that in one month, Ellie will be a year old. Now that she’s crawling and eating all sorts of solid food, she’s really becoming a “small person” and she’s so much fun to be around.
Ellie has now been “out” pretty much as long as she was “in” and she is just so much fun! She’s also getting a lot more devious: not sure how many more of these photos I’m going to be able to take with the stickers in shot.