Charlotte's toddlerhood; 12-24 months

A couple days ago, a friend and I took our daughters to a local community pool.  Charlotte was enthralled by the water, slapping it with her hands, throwing her head back and giggling uncontrollably while she splashed.  Everyone at the pool →MORE...

Aug 16, 2010
Two different days.  Same slide.  Same baby.  Same grandfather. Possibly the best argument in the world for living so near your parents?  Watching them love on your baby.  Constantly.  All the time.  Never-endingly.  (Wouldn’t that be a great word?)  In my →MORE...

Aug 13, 2010
Last week, Charlotte saw the spray fountain at the park and I swear her jaw hit the ground.  We go to the same park at least twice a week and the spray fountain has been on every day for the past →MORE...

Aug 13, 2010
Although she cannot go much farther than a quarter-mile, Charlotte has been toddling along ON HER OWN for our evening walks lately.  Of course, a quarter-mile with a toddler walking independently takes about seven times as long as a quarter-mile with →MORE...

Aug 11, 2010
Our berry season is over.  I am going to miss bribing Charlotte with berries fresh from the yard and the look of berry smushed all over her face.  But I am going to miss neighbors stopping by and tickling her chin →MORE...