Della lately

20 Feb

I haven’t blogged since I got home from the hospital…oops! So here’s a little catchup on miss D.

Della came out bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, and rarely closes her big baby blues (even when she sleeps)! Her first month out in the world she pretty much spent staring at everything. Her particular favorite was the pictures behind our bed and down the stairway. She loves her daddy’s face, especially his beard.

One of my favorites from a shoot with Graeme Pitman when she was a week old!

Watching the Thanksgiving Day Parade with Grandma and Pap.

2 months rolled around and Christmas was here. With it came the hustle and bustle that always accompanies the holidays. Della was learning that if she tried really hard, she could make a noise come out!

Trying to get a family picture!

Matching outfits and best face EVER!

Della got to meet uncle Mason for the first time. Love at first sight!

Lots of new faces to meet in MO. Center of attention.

Hangin’ out with Grandpa and Grandma Sue.

We headed home to TN, but Dell was done meeting new people by then, and promptly screamed when someone other than mom held her.

She was happy long enough to get some pics with her namesake and Poppie.

We visited the Gordons at Cedar Hall.

Then January snuck up on us!

We spent this month noticing our toys an sneaking a few smiles in.

And believe it or not, it was warm enough to go on some walks!

We learned how to ride our Bumbo. Yeehaw!

February has brought such new and fun things. Della thinks everything is funny now. She laughs at her mommy and daddy a lot, especially when she is supposed to be going to sleep. There is a lot more “talking” going on too.

Happy girl!

We are grabbing EVERYTHING and putting it straight into our mouth! She loves her Sophie giraffe and the soft blocks Jacquie made her.

We love our little Bean so much. She really is a joy! Time does fly, and I just try to cherish each day and each sleepless night. Children truly are a gift from the Lord! Sorry for such a lengthy post 🙂

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One Response to “Della lately”

  1. Amy Harrison February 21, 2012 at 6:52 am #

    Claire… so fun! I love seeing all her lovely expressions! I am so happy for you guys!!

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