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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Nine Months Together...

Sylvie has been with us now for nine months. She will soon be turning two years old! Where does the time go?? Here is a quick bullet list of some of the things we love about her...

• Her giggles…they’re contagious!
• How she chews on her blanket at night while sleeping
• Her adventurous spirit, always exploring and trying new things
• The way she pets and kisses our pet cats so gently
• The concern she shows when another baby or child is crying or fussing.
• Her mischievous “Dr. Evil” grin she gives us when touching something she is
not supposed to
• When she tries to sing along to “Twinkle, Twinkle Little star”
• She can blow her own nose now (perfect for spring colds)
• Her eagle eyes, she can always spot a cat or dog while we are driving

Here is a list of some of Sylvie's favorite things...

Visiting my Daddy at work. The best part - getting a ride on his wheelie chair.

Swinging high and fast...

Making funny faces...

Going to Miss Laura's playgroup and hangin' with my friends...

Running around outside and playing in the spring-like weather.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Gung Hay Fat Choi!

Happy Chinese New Year Everyone!

On Sunday we decided to celebrate CNY with some local Families with Children From China. We met at a local Chinese restaurant and had lunch together, it was a little busy and noisy at first, there were over 90 people in the room! Since it was a lunch, we decided to forego Sylvie's nap time, and she did pretty well considering. She was definitely a little more tired and clingy, but was a trooper and held it together.

The organizers for the event had crayons and tiger coloring sheets for all the kids to color. Sylvie liked coloring, but had to be stopped from coloring all over the table cloths! We visited with friends we don't get to see too often and had a wonderful time.

Meeting up with my friend Miah! Let's hold hands.

I like hanging out with Miah and her sisters. We go to gymnastics together too!

Taking a group picture, I kept wanting to walk away but my friend Miah kept me in line.

Eating crackers with my Daddy while waiting for lunch to be served.

Hangin' with my mama, there's a lot of people here. "Don't put me down Mama!"

Wait...there's a window? Did I mention how much I like windows?

Hey guys, come and check this out! Look, I can reach the cord!

Gung Hay Fat Choi from the Drinkwaters!

Friday, February 12, 2010

Happy Valentine's Day

Today at our Music and Art class we had a Valentine's day party! We started by making special hats to wear.

Here I am stamping and putting stickers on!

Ta da! The finished product!

Then we decorated cookies. Hmmm....which smartie do I want to put on?

Have to put it in just the right spot.

Let's take a taste test...hmmmmmm.....


Back off Gavin, get your own cookie! Just kidding... Sylvie just likes to hold her friend's hand all the time ;)

Happy Valentine's Day!