Monthly Archives: August 2011

The amazing difference a paficier can make…

So, we were going to wait until the Otter was 6-8 weeks old before we introduced a pacifier to her life.  However, after many, many nights of her fussing and sticking everything else in her face to suck on, we … Continue reading

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Baby Acne

So the Otter has gotten herself a nasty case of baby acne….sadly, there isn’t much we can do about it…all over her face and even in her hair…

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Beach Trip!

So a good friend of ours owns a cabin over in Port Ludlow, on the Hood Canal, and she invited us and some friends from the dog park to come visit for the day.  So we packed us, the Otter … Continue reading

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More visitors…

So our good friends Chu and Alexia, along with their baby Liam and Chu’s sister Annie, dropped by tonight for a visit.  Chu and Alexia had been away in Germany and hadn’t gotten to meet the Otter yet. Annie and … Continue reading

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2 Week Check-up

Evie got an A+ at her doctor visit today! She weighs 8lbs 4.5oz and is 21 inches long – both 75th percentile. Her head is still kind of tiny at 13.25 inches and 25th percentile… certainly doesn’t take after Dad … Continue reading

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Nap time…

So, this doesn’t happen very often…but its nice to see both Mommy and the Otter sleeping.  Now if only she could do it at night…

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Tummy Time

Spent some time outside today…even got to spend some time on our new deck, on her new tummy-time blanket…in the shade of an 85 degree day.  Not so bad, all in all…

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Bath-time Mohawk

I love my new dolly….I can wash her…and style her hair…

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Professional Pictures from the Hospital

So when we were at the Hospital…a semi-professional photographer came and took a bunch of shots for us…several of them came out quite well.  The one with Evie sleeping on Mommy and the one with her head cradled in Daddy’s … Continue reading

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Attention!

For all of you out there that didn’t think we should breed….my daughter has something to tell you. Enjoy.

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Sound asleep…

Man, she does love to loaf in her swing…

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Playing with her doggies…

So the girls have made friends with the Otter…going so far as to even snuggle with her. This is Zuri and Evie together… And this is Evie with Baya… This is my favorite however….Evie reached up and grabbed Zuri’s face, … Continue reading

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HUGE Feet

OK, so my daughter has large feet….I mean, wow.  This things are huge.  She has really long fingers too, but, nothing like these feet.

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First Swing!

So the Otter has broken in her new swing (thanks Grandma!).  She likes it quite a lot…she pretty much has to be moving all the time…either on you, in the car or now in her swing!

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Its 2:30am…and the Otter is still awake…

She is a complete and total night owl (much like her parents)…so this is at 2:30am…she’s hanging out with Dad in bed while Mommy tries to grab some sleep. Her hand in her mouth is a pretty common sight…as you … Continue reading

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Our first bath

So the Otter finally got her bath…we would have done it sooner, but there is only so much energy one can put out with 2-3 hours of sleep a night.  She actually didn’t fuss hardly at all, just a minute … Continue reading

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More good friends stopped by…

Good friends of ours Dave and Joanne, plus their boy Trinny came over and brought us dinner!  Curried Chicken Salad Wraps….man were they fantastic.  Trinny did not care much for the girls (dogs).  Not that I blame him, I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Auntie Jo dropped by

My Aunt Mary Jo (mother of Danielle) and her husband Mitch swung through on their way down to Portland for their Grandson Finn’s first birthday. My Mom (her sister) and her argued for most of her visit about who had … Continue reading

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First family visit!

So my cousin Danielle, her husband Dan and their two kids Kinsey and Payton dropped in today to meet the Otter…both kids spent quite a bit of time holding her… Was great to see them….its been a long time…hard to … Continue reading

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Evie drinking her dinner from a cup (post pumping)

After pumping, the milk is put into what amounts to a cough syrup cup.  Evie drank about 1/2 a cup full (this video is the latter 1/4 cup…sadly I didn’t have the camera going for the start, missed some cute … Continue reading

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