Monday, December 31, 2007

Crawling backwards...

So my parents got me this fabulous play mat for Christmas (notice that I said it was for me :) Its funny the things you ask for when you have a baby! Karis has grown a little tired of the excersaucer since she wants to be on the go and it kinda restricts her movements. So I thought this mat would be something she could do in the kitchen while I cook and clean dishes.....and she loves it! The only problem is, she's figured out how to scoot herself backwards so as soon as she gets tired of the toys I've put out for her, there she goes! Yep, soon she is going to be everywhere :)
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Sunday, December 30, 2007

Laughing with Daddy :)

I love this first pic because they are both laughing at each other, which is what they do all the time!!! Karis got to hear her Daddy preach for the second time today, and she actually seemed to listen :) I always keep her on my lap during church and she usually just plays with her paci, a toy, or her Daddy's shirt buttons while the speaker preaches. But today she seemed a little surprised to see her Daddy up front talking and for about the first ten minutes, she just watched him closely. Then she returned to her normal play with the paci routine :)
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Saturday, December 29, 2007

Fun with Great-Grandma Connie and Grandma Susan!



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Christmas afternoon smiles!




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Getting a little sleepy....

All this excitement wore my little baby out. As you can tell, its is time for her morning nap :)


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Fun with the shape sorter...

Karis really enjoyed her shape sorter, but evidently the best part was the top. She kept taking it off and eating it :)
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Surrounded by ribbons and bows :)

Christmas morning, we let Karis go at the presents and boy did she have fun! She especially liked the tags and strings on the bags :)

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Her new toy...and Daddy's too :)

Well, Karis really liked the spinning duck toy Nina and Papa gave her... but she got REALLY excited over Daddy's donkey stuffed animal! She played with it and talked to it for the longest time! (Mark's folks gave him Shrek 3 and it came with a stuffed donkey)


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The fun begins :)

After dinner, we let Karis open up a couple of gifts from Nina and Papa. I definitely think she liked the bows and bags better than the presents themselves :) She actually did a pretty good job of ripping the paper off once we got it started for her.


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I Love Nina's Tree!

Karis was pretty enthralled with Nina's tree so we decided we needed some pictures with it :) She would stare at it and talk to it and she really loved the big bows the best :)

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Christmas Eve Fun!

Christmas Eve we went visit Mark's folks. As you can tell, Karis had fun with Nina's snowman, playing in the high chair while we ate a feast, and playing with Papa DeLong!


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Sunday, December 23, 2007

My Daddy is so much fun!

My Daddy is so much fun! He is always holding me up to play with things that I could never get otherwise! I love ribbons on wreaths, pictures on the wall, ornaments on the tree, and pretty much everything that I can grab. Thanks, Daddy, for helping me have so much fun!
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