Wednesday, December 26, 2007

My First Christmas

Mommy, Daddy, & Emerson traveled to Grandma & Grandpa Hubbell's house Saturday morning to celebrate her first Christmas. We managed to get her to tear open a few presents on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, but for the most part she just sat back and took in all of the excitement. She wasn't all that interested in sleeping in her pack and play, so most every night she managed to find her way into bed with Mommy & Daddy. Not the best resolution, but at 2am you will do anything to get some sleep, right?
She is also mastering the art of feeding herself. We have been giving her Cheerios and Gerber puffs, and have found joy in watching her manipulate these little shapes in her hand and attempt to drop them into her mouth. She's mastered getting the food to her mouth, but still forgets to actually let go of it sometimes! If you look close at the picture of her with the red hat you can see a tiny remnant of food on her chin.

We headed back home on Tuesday so Emerson could open her Santa presents & the rest of her gifts from us. The drive home proved to be a little tricky as the Twin Cities was blanketed with some timely snowfall. Overall it was a great long weekend and hopefully a memorable first Christmas for little Emerson.

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Is That You Santa Claus?

Here are some pictures of Emerson's first visit with Santa. She really seemed to like the old guy, and was quite intrigued by his big white beard.

Monday, December 10, 2007

Emerson is 9 Months Old!

Emerson had her 9 month appointment on her 9 month birthday today. She is weighing 18lbs., 2oz. & is 27 1/4" long. She also received two shots today :-(

She is crawling all over the house and trying new foods all the time. Her favorite people food by far is cheese. She also does this silly thing where she closes her eyes really tight and tosses out a cheesy smile. Not sure where she learned that! She is currently working on her 4th & 5th teeth, which have proven to be quite challenging.

With Christmas just around the corner, we're excited to see how she handles all of the excitement.

Friday, December 7, 2007

Silly Smile!

Emerson wanted everyone to see her new tooth! (click on the picture for a better view)