Friday, October 17, 2008

New skills galore..........

Well it's not that we have purposely been holding out on posting new pictures...or even taking new pictures for that matter. We have been quite busy around here with packing, working, crawling, teething, "tripod" sitting, etc......things are moving. And they are quick. Edie Claire is fairly mobile. I know, I know can you believe THAT. She is crawling on all fours now...she said so long to the army crawl several days ago -- she is on the G.O. Ella seems to be content just watching for now......though she does scoot and roll quite effectively. She also seems to be just a few steps behind Edie on the mobility front so we should be able to expect her up and about shortly. Their little personalities are so different. Edie is ALL OVER THE PLACE. She is as curious as they come... if she sees something that she wants she goes after it. Ella is just as curious but less proactive about going for it......I guess she prefers the "wait n see" approach.
For those who know both Jon and I.....the best way to describe them is this:

Edie looks EXACTLY like her daddy and is "high strung" like here daddy....
Ella looks more like her mommy and is laid back like her mommy.....

OK now that you are all done laughing...for those of you who don't know us.....I was right on with the looks description but I am actually the "high strung" one and Jon is sooooooooo laid back!!!
Now on with the good stuff......I will preface these pictures with a warning of sorts.....there are far less of Ella this go 'round simply because she is doing less snap worthy things.........
Ella Grace loves, loves to smile.......
Now this may be just motherly (and fatherly because Jon agrees) love but we love the back of Ellas head....it's so small and she has all that adorable hair......SEE
Now Edie (actually both of them) love to chew on things......goes with the teething I guess. She is not choosy......she likes fingers........
She likes toes.........(don't worry they were freshly washed)
She likes bibs........
Here is Edie almost all the way sitting.......isn't she a genius?????
Here's mommies attempt at helping her to sit with the 2 boppy prop......don't try this at home. It worked out better in my head than in real life.....but I assure you no babies were hurt in the process...........







5 comments:

Anonymous said...

whew, before I got to the bottom of your post I was worried that the lack of sleep had killed some of your "reality" brain cells! High strung, maybe, I'd call it more obsessive/compulsive! But all in a good way.
You are right Ella looks more and more like you with each pic. Edie is daddy but in a sweet little girlie version.
I miss them sooooo much! Tons of love and kisses!

drw64 said...

Hey Happy Family, I am so happy and proud for the way God is blessing all four of you. Very happy about your new home. that is great. I check out this blog semi regular and it makes happy and i sit back and smile for long periods of times. Love is a great thing. Keep it up.

Continued Blessings to all 4, Dennis R. White

Shannon said...

LOL the "toe" pic is a keeper! To be shown in the wedding day slideshow, for sure! HA!

Mrs. Piggy said...

You post the best pix :)

Amanda said...

The boppy thing was a good idea...in theory :) They are doing great! Brooklyn has just started sitting by herself for short periods of time over the past week and a half :)