Six Year Checkup

Our kiddo is in great health and continues to grow: 54 pounds and standing at 4 foot 1 inch. When Ellie was 18 months old, I took a photo that I particularly liked. Last year, I thought I’d get a shot from the same part of the procedure to show how much she’s grown. Now, … Continue reading Six Year Checkup

Growth Spurt

We think Ellie must be having a growth spurt. Here’s the evidence so far today, before lunch: Breakfast: 1 container of yogurt 3/4 of a banana 1 cup of milk 1/2 cup of cereal 2 handfuls of freeze-dried strawberries 6 fresh strawberries Snack during playdate at neighbor’s house: 2 eggs 1/2 of a banana crackers … Continue reading Growth Spurt

18-Month Checkup

Ellie is 18 months old today, and her scheduled checkup went very well. She’s in good health, and is a bit advanced in terms of language and motor skills: she’s started using word combinations often, and she climbs and runs all over the place. She’s also a tall girl: Weight: 24 lb 14 oz (60th … Continue reading 18-Month Checkup

Separation Anxiety

What did I get for Father’s Day? A screaming child. (Still, she’s my cute child, so I’m not complaining. Much.) The weekend proved to be weird for Ellie’s sleep schedule: we went to the Fremont Solstice Parade in the late morning, and when we returned home, we tried to get Ellie down for a nap, … Continue reading Separation Anxiety