As You Wished- Dan & Jessie's Baby Blog

Saturday, June 30, 2007

Saturday Morning Cute

Friday, June 29, 2007

Happy 4 Week Birthday Scout!

Saturday, June 23, 2007

After Bath Dog Time

Our Goings On

Scout and I have transitioned to spending the weekdays on our own. On Tuesday we went to a nursing moms support group at the hospital. She weighed in and has gained over 1 pound! The investment of all day eating is paying off.

On Wednesday night Grammmie V and Grandpa Lelly came down for a visit and an early celebration in honor of Dan's birthday.

Thursday, Dan's birthday, Scout and I made it to the bottle redemption place and to the garden center. It was our first morning of errand running on our own - I've decided to celebrate all our little achievements especially when they include us getting out of the house. We bought flowers to plant a garden for Da-n/d's birthday surprise. Scout participated by napping for the exact time it took to plant everything.

Friday was our biggest adventure yet. Da-n/d graduated from his leadership program so Scout and I made the 45min drive to the Hutchinson Center to see the group project presentations and the graduation ceremony. Regional economic development isn't Scout's thing so she chose to nap throughout the afternoon's events waking up in time for cake and punch (that's my girl!)

It may not look it here but we are very proud of our guy for all his hard work and accomplishment over the past school year. He's gone done wicked good!

*As always, click on picture to enlarge.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007


I feel like too many of the pictures have been of me and Scout, so for balance here's one of Jessie and her wee offspring she did so much for, without a thought for herself, over the last 10 months (don't mind Mira, she's a camera hog):

And just because it seems to capture the general mood of the household these days, here are the dogs sharing a moment:

In the Palm of His Hand

She really is just a little thing- Like a newly hatched bird.

Monday, June 18, 2007

Babys Got A New Pair Of Shoes

Thank you Tasha!

Sunday, June 17, 2007

Happy Father's Day

Saturday, June 16, 2007

Two Weeks and One Day

A couple of fabulous ladies relaxing on a June afternoon.

Thursday, June 14, 2007

The Babe Asleep

*Click on picture to enlarge

If Only...

In the past two weeks I discovered there are two "things" we could really use (especially once Dan goes back to work in 3 days - oh no!) :

Monday, June 11, 2007

Bath Time at the Chimp House

First bath, first attempt to get those long legs and big feet in a tub in the kitchen sink (the perfect height!), and first drying off on top of the tumble dryer:

Friday, June 08, 2007

Happy 1 Week Birthday Kiddo!

It has been a week of big accomplishment in our household as Scout came home and adjusted quite nicely with the help of Grammie V.

We've had numerous visitors including a few members (in and out of utero) of her future gang - J-man, Nahum Appleseed, Mystery baby #1, and Mystery baby #2.

Scout pooped on her dad for the first time.
As of our post par tum checkup on Wednesday she has gained 2 ounces.
The nursing scene has become less frustrating and more productive with some good latch-work.
The funny purple shriveled cord fell off this morning to reveal Little Missy's belly button.
And of course for those of you on Ginger hair watch - so far signs are pointing toward some reddish highlights at the very least.

To top it off were are getting a manageable amount of sleep even if it means not doing anything else throughout the day - except for the feedings and the diaper changings.
I'd like to take this opportunity to say that with the exception of the first trimesters nausea and the intensity of the four hour labor I have loved every minute of this experience. It had been a truly remarkable adventure and with the first week behind us I am ready and excited to start living the "rest of our lives."

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

A Lucky Escape

Good thing Scout is a girl, otherwise I might have felt compelled to name her after Union general Galusha Pennypacker, who was born on June 1, 1844. What. An. Awesome. Name.

Monday, June 04, 2007

A New Mainer

Ayuh. She's hee-ah dee-ah, by golly:

She arrived just after 5am, Friday June 1, weighing in at 6lbs 13 ounces.