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”
Ellie’s moving on from drinking from “sippie cups” so we’re trying to find her smaller cups and glasses to work from.
While at Oma’s many weeks ago though, the only glass that Oma could seem to produce was a small disposable wine glass, so Ellie got to drink “white wine” (almond milk). Continue reading “Drinking white wine”
This 4th of July, we took a trip to MA and NH to visit family, attend a christening and enjoy the summer in New England.
While there, Ellie got to know her second cousins Addison, Mason and Emmerson much better and enjoyed all sorts of outings and events, like the 4th of July parade, Santa’s Village and she even got to sit in the cockpit of the plane that took her to Boston! Continue reading “Ellie’s trip to NH and MA over 4th of July”
Ellie has always been a keen learner so it was no surprise to me when Oma told me that Ellie was starting to take on some more challenging puzzles.
Continue reading “The puzzle queen”
We’ve had a good amount of rain lately which has prompted Ellie to want to go outside in her raincoat and wellies and go splashing in the puddles! Continue reading “Splashing in the puddles [VIDEO]”
In a continuation of Oma’s obsession with the squirrels in her back yard, she was telling Ellie what the squirrels were doing in the tree. The result is: Continue reading “Ellie knows what the squirrels say [VIDEO]”
Since we’re heading back to England for Christmas this year, we had lunch with a family friend (Karli) yesterday and opened a couple of presents while we are still in Florida.
Continue reading “An early mini-Christmas”
The other day, Oma decided that Moe should step in and start playing catch with Ellie, which was a huge hit! Continue reading “Playing catch with Moe [VIDEO]”
Oma has figured that Ellie loves to roll around on the bed and be pulled back from crawling away. Ellie just can’t stop giggling when she does! Continue reading “Trying to escape from Oma [VIDEO]”
This morning, Ellie and I took Oma to the airport and while we were there, we went up to the roof to see some planes taking off, and then rode the monorail for a few trips. Ellie got to sit up front and she looks like she’s driving in this picture.