Monthly Archives: December 2007

Alissa’s first real steps!

Alissa has been cruising the furniture for a while and walking while holding our hand for much longer than that. But to date, she has only taken one or two unassisted steps. But while in Vegas, she took her first … Continue reading

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Back from Vegas

We’re back from our holiday trip to Vegas to visit my family and there’s a lot to share! First off, we ended up driving since plane tickets around the holidays were so expensive. The Pilot only ended up getting about … Continue reading

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Alissa’s 1-year checkup

We visited Dr. Langston for Alissa’s one year checkup on Friday. The good news is she’s gained some ground on the height statistic, growing about 2″ to 27.5″. That puts her back in the double digits as far as percentile … Continue reading

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Alissa’s first year

Alissa’s birthday is tomorrow so we put together a little video with some of our favorite pictures from the last year. (Thanks to Dennis for the soundtrack suggestions – first song is My Eyes by Travis, second song is Picture … Continue reading

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Dancing fools from our wedding

I finally got around to looking at the raw video footage from our wedding. Honestly, most of it is pretty boring, but there were a few nuggets that I thought were worth sharing. Not surprisingly, they’re from the dancing part … Continue reading

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Alissa playing “soccer”

We took Alissa to Gymboree a couple months ago for a free session to see if it was something we’d be interested in doing regularly. It didn’t seem like “all that” but one thing we took away was baby “soccer.” … Continue reading

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Alissa sleeping

We have thus far failed to get Alissa back into her crib for a whole night of sleep. When she started teething a number of months ago, we got into the habit of bringing her into bed with us when … Continue reading

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Alissa meets Santa!

We took Alissa to meet Santa for the first time today. We actually didn’t think there was any way Alissa was going to be happy sitting on Santa’s lap, but she actually did quite well. At first, when we put … Continue reading

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Alissa’s first birthday

We celebrated Alissa’s first birthday party today with her (large) family at Straw Hat Pizza in Pacifica. My friends who grew up in California said they used to go to Straw Hat all the time when they were kids. Apparently, … Continue reading

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Alissa’s second X-mas

This is technically Alissa’s second Christmas. Bonnie’s parents got her an early present of a new big girl car seat. It’s the new Recaro Como in cobalt. Here she is helping me put it together. It’s supposed to be good … Continue reading

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