Six-seven month update

A little behind, but in the past two months, Ellie has:

  • Sat up … and stayed up.
  • Loves to “stand” with help.
  • Had her first real food.
  • Grabs and holds onto whatever strikes her interest, but especially noses, glasses and necklaces.
  • Had her six-month doctor’s visit, where all was well. Weighed in at 14.7 pounds and was 25 inches long.
  • Had her first night alone with Dad, when Mom went on her first overnight work trip.
  • Took her second trip to Wisconsin, with Mom for a work trip.
  • Got to spend some serious quality time with Aunt Janet, who is visiting and interning through December.
  • Kept rolling and rolling and rolling some more.
  • Talks loudly about her day.
  • Rarely cries, but also frequently appears very serious.
  • Loves to see other babies, kids, dogs and cats (lucky considering the zoo at 10015.)
  • Sleeps solidly most nights, except when teething, from 7 to 7ish.
  • Took her first jog — four miles through Sligo Creek Park — in the jogging stroller.
  • Still runs her legs, all the time.
  • Made her first visit to the White House for a garden tour.

See all the photos from her six month session with the talented Kipp Burgoyne here.

See September photos here.
See October photos here.

Happy seven months, little bean!

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