Wait you say, that doesn't look like a Hatzis baby. And yep, you're right. That little bundle of gorgeousness is Baby Elodie. And she is sweeter than summer strawberries. I was lucky enough to have Elodie's mom Katie as my pregnant friend this go-round and the two of us spent many a minutes, hours, and days discussing cloth diapers, baby slings, and possibilities for baby names as we awaited the arrival of our bundles. And even though she was just about the cutest pregnant woman you've ever seen, I won't hold that against her. The sad but true part of this story is that while I loved getting to take Elodie's picture today, I also got the sads because I had to say goodbye to Katie. Katie's husband Mike just finished up med school and they are moving to the land of horses (aka- Lexington, Kentucky) where Mike will begin a surgery residency. I know that Katie and Mike are about to begin a wonderful new chapter in their lives and the two of them are going to be outstanding parents. Kentucky is lucky to have this family and I know that they leave behind a whole slew of people who will miss them. And Elodie, just a warning, you better be prepared to bring home only the most upstanding gentlemen because I have a feeling your daddy is going to be very, very protective of you! But, I also think you've already got him wrapped around your finger.
Friday, May 27, 2011
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Conner and Elizabeth have started to take more interest in caring for their baby dolls. I think both have got what it takes to keep a toy doll alive. They feed their doll every five days or so and once in a while they change it's diaper. Conner has named his doll Donka Donker and Elizabeth named her's Lolly of France. Seems like someone drew the short end of the baby doll naming stick. And this conversation was overheard today as Elizabeth changed Lolly of France's diaper:
Elizabeth: Oh my gosh Lolly! That is stinky. You need to poop in the potty, not your diaper. You're a big girl. Only babies poop in their diaper.
Gah, their minds really are like sponges! Obsorbing everything you say (of course to be repeated outside of the home) even when you swear they aren't listening.
Update: I just noticed Elizabeth is pulling a little Britney Spears in this picture. But at least she had the sense to wear some underwear so her naughty bits aren't showing. Ever the lady Miss Elizabeth.