Sunday, April 25, 2010

Louise the Entrepreneur

Louise set up a "dentical" school in the pack-n-play on Saturday (a mix of dental and medical, from what we could gather). "Claire, you work for me," she informed her sister. Louise was also busy asking Mommy and Daddy what their favourite ice cream was and then serving it to them. Next door to the school, of course, was a recycling centre where Louise would take the recycler's picture and give him a piece of candy. "We need to recycle all this," Louise said, gesturing to Daddy's computer and box of papers.

Louise also had her haircut this weekend. She agreed to keep her hair bow in for at least 2 hours!

Louise continued to use her balance bike and was so confident that she wanted to do a one legged balance which she called "the chicken".

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Interesting quotes!

The week has continued to go well. Thanks to Ms Meg at daycare for taking the photos below. Louise has been on form this week with some memorable quotes:

Whilst riding her bike - "When you fall off (your bike) your head falls off if you don't wear a helmet."
Whilst swinging - "Daddy Stop! I need my butt here and there!"
"I have a cough because I speak German"

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Steady progress

It has been a good week with Charlotte and Claire continung to get ever close to walking unaided. Claire continues to impress with her climbing ability up the stairs. The only thing we wish Charlotte and Claire would do is routinely sleep through the night without interruption - that will come (we hope!)

Louise's friend Katie came round last weekend and we had a good few hours playing around the house.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Music factory - school pics

Here they are! Claire did not like the photographer as much this time...

We're looking forward to a fun weekend. Mummy's friend Karen is coming to Hillsborough to see Churton Grove, and we're going to another friend's house for a potluck on Saturday evening.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Big girl bike

At the recommendation of Mummy's friend Molly, we got a balance bike for Louise. (The idea is that kids learn to balance (difficult), then pick up pedaling (easy), and don't bother with stabilisers/training wheels). It's a hit! Louise seems to have Daddy's natural athletic ability...

Monday, April 5, 2010

Easter weekend

We had a good start to the Easter weekend. Louise enjoyed an Easter Egg hunt near her sisters' day care. That afternoon she went for quiet time and slept for over 2 hours. Those who know Louise know how strange that was. She had a loss of appetite and was lethargic; this lasted all through Sunday and into today. We made an appointment for Louise to see the Doctor at the same time as her sisters had their 12 month checkup. Louise was diagnosed with strep throat (a bacterial infection) and is now on antibiotics. She is contagious so will be out of daycare until Wednesday.

Charlotte and Claire had a good visit with the pediatrician. Each got 3 vaccinations (MMR, Hep A, and chicken pox) and a test for anemia. Charlotte is now 29.5 inches long and 20lb 14.5oz. Claire is 29.25 inches and 24lb 2.5oz. Louise weighed 36lb.

Thanks to Ms Verly and Ms Bernice at Charlotte and Claire's daycare for buying matching outfits for C&C as a birthday gift.