Charlotte's milestones

May 03, 2010
Charlotte’s first word is HI!  In capital letters, with an exclamation point, and likely with a bright smile and a happy wave thrown in for kicks. Everything else she says sounds like ba-ma-da-ra-ga-da-da-ba-la-me-fa-ma-de-wa, but HI! is not attached to any string →MORE...

Dear Charlotte, You are nine months old.  HOW DID THAT HAPPEN?! All things considered, nine months is not a very long time.  I mean, heck, there are brine shrimp older than you, kiddo.  BRINE SHRIMP.  And you know what?  I absolutely →MORE...

After I change her diaper, I set her on the floor and walk down the hallway.  Come along, Charlotte, my love, my beautiful girl.  Let’s have some quiet reading time together. She shrieks excitedly, because she knows this routine, she knows →MORE...

For months, Charlotte wailed when I placed her in the car-seat. Nothing seemed to help.  She cried whether it was light or dark.  Whether I sang or was silent.  Whether the radio was on or off.  She screamed when I gave →MORE...

...but try as I might, I just cannot get a good photograph of them.