Wednesday, December 19, 2007


Noah's really moving now! He's pulling himself around with his elbows - the "army man" crawl. He can cover a lot of ground, and he moves the fastest to get to the laptop or Emma.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Learning to Crawl Under the Christmas Tree

Noah is very focused on learning how to crawl. He now can do the "army man" crawl, where he drags himself forward with his elbows. He can move about 6 feet across the floor in a matter of moments. He also spends time rocking on his hands and knees. He hasn't figured out how to move forward while he's on his hands and knees yet, but we think it's just a matter of days before he takes off!

Also, we are getting ready to go on Noah's second plane trip. On Friday, we are flying to Arizona to spend Christmas with Grammy and Grandad. We think Noah is practicing hard in order to crawl by Christmas day. He is so proud of himself - he can't contain his enthusiasm for crawling!

Here's some more cute pictures - Noah can sit all by himself on his rocking horse now, and he has learned how to chew on an apple slice. He can suck some juice out of the apple and he leaves little teeth marks, but he can't take any bites yet.
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Noah's First Hanukkah

Noah had a fun first Hanukkah! He liked watching the candles in the menorah. Noah tried to give us heart failure by trying to grab the candles and tip the menorah over! We quickly learned that we need to keep him at a distance - a great distance.
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Friday, December 14, 2007

Day Trip to the Biltmore House

We took a day trip to the Biltmore House in Asheville, NC. It was Matt's birthday gift to Laura, and we had a great time. Noah absolutely loved the countless Christmas trees, and he didn't mind touring the Biltmore while in the Baby Bjorn. We went on a weekday, and there weren't too many crowds. Here's some more pictures.
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Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Christmas Card Photo Outtakes

We've taken countless photos of Noah over the last few weeks in an attempt to capture the perfect Christmas card photo. We did eventually get a few "perfect" shots where Noah wasn't covered in drool or spit up, had a great smile, was looking in the right direction, and the lighting was right. Matt also got to practice his Photoshop skills by erasing big fingernail scratches on Noah's forehead. The "perfect" pictures are good, but looking at all the outtakes is a lot more fun! Here's a bunch to entertain you.
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