After the haircut we spent the afternoon fingerpainting. Emma’s quite the artiste. She attacks the canvas with gusto! When I was a child, apparently, I didn’t want anything to do with fingerpainting because I would get dirty. Given what a slob I am now, this seems laughable (Marla can offer evidence).
Granma Northcutt has been politely suggesting a haircut for quite some time, but Marla and I weren’t convinced. It’s been getting longer and longer and finally we had to admit that being able to see was a little more important than having long, gorgeous locks. Continue reading
Emma has blossomed into quite the little talker over the past few weeks. It is amazing how quickly she’s advanced from communicating with just one word to stringing together two or three and even making complete sentences. Her first full sentence happened last Sunday and was:
Well, of course it’s a treat when you’re with Emma! We just finished up our first Halloween with Emma all dressed up as a cute bumblebee. She had a great time waiting at the door with Mommy as people came to the door looking for candy.
Merry Christmas! We celebrate for the first time as a full family. Lots of presents wrapped under the tree for Emma. She had a blast opening them all. Continue reading
Only in California could you hit the beach a few days before Christmas with your newborn to play in the sand for the very first time. This is such a strange place! Continue reading
Emma’s first Halloween! How exciting! We didn’t go too crazy with the costume. Just some cute pants and little cat ears. She seemed thrilled, don’t you think?
Toccoa, GA, meet Emma Grace! Emma Grace, meet Toccoa. You’ll likely be spending a lot of time here during your life. Continue reading