Saturday, March 31, 2012


I think Amelie told her first lie today. (My great-aunt Helen would call it a "story.")

Sam was putting her in her carseat today and she simply did not want to get in the car and be strapped in. We'd been at the zoo the whole afternoon, and it was time to go home, but Amelie didn't see it that way. When he buckled her in, she said "Ow, ow, ow," when, in fact, there was no owie.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Big News!

Amelie would like to announce some big news to her loyal blog readers!

"See my new shirt?"

When I asked if she wanted a baby brother or a baby sister, at first she said "baby sister" and then she said "baby brother" and finally she said "no!"

I had a strong feeling with Amelie that I was going to have a girl, but I haven't had one with this bean just yet.

Little Brother/Sister is due to arrive September 23rd :)

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Sunny Day

Well, maybe not quite THAT sunny, but Amelie did want to wear her hat.

She also wanted to look out the fence into the front yard.

Thanks a million to Aunt Holly for babysitting and taking pictures!

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Amelie's Table

Grandpa Bob and Grandma Pat got Amelie this lovely table for Christmas, and I've been horribly remiss in not uploading any pictures, especially since Amelie uses the table every single day.
She sits at it to eat her snack and to color. Oh, and she's also figured out that she can scoot that little chair around and use it to climb up on things! What a stinker!
This picture is just a little blurry -- hopefully I'll get some more up soon. (The flash is being all wonky on the camera and I need to go get it fixed.)

Monday, March 5, 2012


Amelie showing off some of her cool moves.

She's not dancing so much here as she is just bopping around her nursery, but I'm afraid the dancing phase is tapering off and I never managed to get any decent video.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Play Place

Dada was feeling sick the other day, so Amelie and I got out of his hair and went to McDonald's for supper and to play at the play place. It was our second trip ever to Micky D's and she did about a million times better with the food - she ate 1.5 chicken McNuggets, 1/2 an apple slice, and most of the teeny pack of fries they put in the Happy Meal now. (Last time, I think she ate 1/2 a chicken nugget and 1 apple slice.) Anyway, we ate again when we got home.

She did enjoy the play place, however.

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Potty Time

Are you seriously putting this picture on the internet? Why yes, yes, I am. Isn't she just as cute as a button? And big? And smart?
I thought it was about time for a Potty Training update. So, UPDATE: Amelie's got us all pretty well trained! She goes days and days at a time with no accidents at all, and pretty much 100% of the time poops in the potty, which is awesome. We're down to just one or two diapers per day (overnight, and sometimes for nap). The next step is waiting a little better on her to ask to go, since right now, we're just taking her to the bathroom at likely times. She's doing great :)