Friday, November 28, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!

We enjoyed a relaxed thanksgiving in the new house, just the 3 of us. A friend stopped by to say hello and took some pictures. Thanks to Aunt El for the beautiful dress! Genevieve got sweet potatoes and apple sauce, but she's not quite ready for the rest of the meal. Still no teeth (or hair!), but she sure is anxious to start eating what she sees on our plate. We went out for sushi a few days ago, and it was all I could do to distract her from the pretty plates. She is a great baby though, and everyone loves to pay attention to her and try to get her to smile. I am nearly constantly stopped by strangers while we're out. This week we all came down with a stomach bug, which is no laughing matter, but she has been a saint even when feeling under the weather. I knew germs were one of the hazards of day care, so we've learned our lesson about washing our hands more. I love my job so far, which makes it almost worth it to have to be apart from her all day. Nathan is enjoying his job too, and he's now in the middle of winter land training with his novice high school boys crew. It can be a real challenge to keep them interested in the sport when they haven't ever been on the water, but he is passionate about rowing, so I think they are probably more motivated than they might otherwise be. I'm happy for him that he's getting back into a hobby, so now I just need to find the time to do something I love. My office might allow me to telecommute a day or two after I've been there a while, which would allow me to have some time to work out or take a class.

Speaking of taking classes, Vivi and I are doing a swim class. It is full of other parents and babies, and we spend most of the time getting them adjusted to being in the water and getting their faces wet. I plan to keep going with the classes until she can swim on her own.

Every day she does something new, which I call her "new trick." Usually I get really excited, and then she won't do it again for several weeks. I'm going to attempt to load a video of her learning to talk.



alisha said...

Interesting. I agree with you totally. Furthermore I have another point to add. I think its essential that children today have a friendly and good swim instructor to guide them along. So that they will take to the hobby with delight, rather than find it a useless skill. But then again, most kids always love swimming afterall.

Amy said...

Ah! This video had me laughing out loud! So cute. You're such a good mommy(:

Anonymous said...

What great little mimics they are. Someday you won't be able to get her to be quiet. Swimming is a very good idea--coodos to you Justine for doing it.
Aunt Cathy

sarah saad said...

كما انها متخصصه فى النظافة وتنظيف المنازل ونظافة بالدمام والشقق والبيوت والفلل والكنب بالدمام
شركة غسيل كنب بالدمام
شركة تنظيف كنب بالدمام
شركة غسيل خزانات بالدمام
شركة مكافحة حشرات بالدمام
شركة نظافه عامه بالدمام
شركة تنظيف منازل بالدمام
شركة تسليك مجارى بالدمام
شركة غسيل فلل بالدمام
غسيل عمائر بالدمام
شركة نظافة بالدمام
شركة تنظيف موكيت بالدمام
شركة تنظيف سجاد بالدمام
شركة غسيل مكيفات بالدمام

sarah saad said...

الشرق الاوسط من اهم شركات نقل العفش بالدمام متحصصه فى نقل عفش واثاث بالدمام ونقل العفش بالخبر كما انها توفر شركة نقل عفش بالجبيل والخبر وشركة نقل عفش بالقطيف والاحساء وجميع خدمات نقل العفش والاثاث بالمنطقة الشرقية بارخص اسعار نقل عفش بالدمام وتقدم ايضا شركة تخزين عفش بالدمام والخبر
شركة الشرق الاوسط
شركة نقل اثاث بالدمام
شركة نقل اثاث بالخبر
شركة نقل اثاث بالجبيل
شركة نقل عفش بالخبر
شركة نقل عفش بالقطيف
شركة نقل اثاث بالاحساء
شركة نقل عفش الجبيل
شركة نقل عفش بالدمام
شركة نقل اثاث بالجبيل
شركة نقل عفش بالخبر
شركات النقل البري بالدمام
شركات نقل العفش بالدمام
ارقام شركات نقل العفش بالدمام
ارخص شركة نقل اثاث بالدمام
شركة تخزين عفش بالدمام
شركة نقل اثاث بالخبر

sarah saad said...

افضل شركة تنظيف خزانات ومنازل وشقق بالمدينة المنورة شركة غسيل خزانات ومكافحة حشرات بالمدينة المنورة ونقل عفش بالمدينة المنورة مؤسسة صفوة المدينة
شركة غسيل خزانات بالمدينة المنورة


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