Monday, May 19, 2008

Some other cute pics ...

New daycare and a new tooth!

Why, hello there! (yes, this is a pre-haircut pic). Mom's been really slacking on the blogging as of late, as work and life have been super busy! But we wanted to give you all an update on what's been going on at Chateau Valliere. Most recently, I cut tooth #3. It's not one of the top two middle incisors, as you'd typically expect. It's the next incisor over on the top left. It's going to look pretty funny as it comes in if the other ones don't show up soon!

Other than that, I'm settling in at Tiny Findings which, as you'll recall, is in mom's building at work. It's nice to be able to drive in with Mom and Dad in the morning and have Mom visit me during the day (or spy on me while I'm sleeping). It was a rough transition, though. There are 8 other kids in my class (twice the size of my in-home daycare) and four teachers, so lots of new people to get to know. But we do so much fun stuff, like finger painting and cooking projects (we made ants on a log with celery, cream cheese and raisins). And we take field trips to the National Zoo, the Smithsonian butterfly garden and other fun places. I'm really starting to enjoy it.

Also, I seem to be transitioning to just one nap a day now. At first, I thought I might just take one nap at daycare when all the other kids are sleeping but still take 2 at home. Not so! I just wasn't tired when Mom tried to put me down this weekend! And of course, we scheduled my first birthday party at noon, thinking I'd still be on my 2 naps schedule. Oops! So if you show up and I'm sleeping, you'll know why!! Although I can't imagine sleeping on such an important day!

Carol Brady no more!

Mom and Dad have been talking about getting my hair cut for awhile now and got a few laughs at my expense calling me Carol Brady.

But I don't think they were really serious about it until the guy in the baby safety aisle of Buy Buy Baby mistook me for a girl. True, I was wearing a bright colored shirt from San Diego ("Cute enough to be crabby") that a girl could definitely wear. But really, I hardly look like a girl.
So we went to Cartoon Cuts at Tysons Corner to get my very first haircut. I wasn't going to cry but the 5 year old next to me cried through his whole haircut, so I thought I'd give it a try. I started with a little pout but then got really into it and the tears started flowing. I cried hardest when I wasn't facing the older boy. I was worried that they'd do something awful to him like give him a mohawk (no offense, Maddox Jolie-Pitt). But once they turned me around so I could see him I stopped crying. He didn't.

Anyway, here are a few pics from our outing.