Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Another Ethan first: He discovered his toes.

Ethan found another form of built-in entertainment. Employing his youthful elasticity, he’s been enjoying the goodness of toe sucking, especially during diaper changing time.

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Another Ethan first: He tossed all his bunnies out of his crib.

Over the last week or so, we’ve found stuffed rabbits on the floor in the morning, but the last couple nights, Ethan has been more systematic. Blanky-Bye Bun, Lulla Bunny-Bye, Big Blanky Bun are all getting thrown overboard—multiple times if they are brave enough to rejoin their flight instructor in the crib.

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Another Ethan first: He stepped laterally.

Beth calls it cruising. Whatever it’s called, now when he stands up against something, he steps left or right to wherever he wants to go.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Another Ethan first: He crawled up a step stool.

We have a small step stool in the bedroom. Ethan learned how to crawl up it, getting both his feet off the floor for the first time.

Friday, December 12, 2008

Another Ethan first: He rocked a rocking chair.

Ethan discovered how to rock a rocking chair, even though he’s still too little to get up onto it.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Another Ethan first: He toppled a tower of blocks.

We bought Ethan some blocks about a week ago and decided he couldn’t wait until Christmas. Right away, he discovered the joy of entropy.