Zoe Rose Miller
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4/1/17

  • So much has happened since the last update. Now that Zoe can pretty well speak for herself I think it's time for her to do these updates herself. Maybe with the next one we'll start doing that.
  • She's really into learning about words and the alphabet and trying to read lately. I'm very impressed and she seems genuinely interested in this stuff. It's all come very organically so we like that.
  • Still hard to understand what she's saying sometimes, so I've started working on pronunciation with her.
  • She loves music and probably watches too much TV, but most of what she watches is valuable so we let it slide.
  • She's been wanting to go in to work with me more and more lately. Can't wait for a full on daughter at work day.

  • 9/28/16

  • Sometimes I get very emotional and throw a fit. Sometimes I get jealous and don't want Merritt taking my toys or I suddenly want whatever she's playing with.
  • I'm totally potty-trained now. I did a great job of going from diapers to being potty-trained to not having any accidents at night. It took a while for me to be ready to not wear diapers, but once I gave them up I didn't look back. Dad thinks that is a microcosm for my future. It may take a while for me to come around, but once I'm ready, I'm going to be awesome at whatever I do.
  • I love my little sister. I love tickling her.
  • Sometimes I don't give dad the time of day. Other times he's pretty alright.

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    5/5/16

  • I love Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood. It's a good show.
  • Moving into the new house was a bit difficult for me, but I've adjusted now.
  • I sometimes worry about whether or not I'll wake up after going to sleep. I'm pondering my own mortality.
  • I'm a great big sister. I love playing rough with Merritt and she usually obliges. I call her my puppy.

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    2/17/16

  • Hello new year!
  • I talk a lot, but I don't write much.
  • The other day I remarked that Merritt is my best friend. I love her so much and it makes mommy and daddy so happy.
  • I watched my first movie on the big screen this year. It was Mary Poppins and it was wonderful. Step in time!
  • I can be very bossy sometimes. People mostly find it very adorable.
  • I don't throw tantrums much these days. "Look, I'm being a good girl" is what I often say.
  • Another thing I like to say is to ask strangers "what his name is?" I also like to ask people if they are happy. I'm very empathetic and concerned about everyone's happiness.

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    11/2/15

  • I love my little sister so much.
  • I get worried about loud noises lately.
  • I don't like it when mommy or daddy are sad and sometimes I take on too much of that burden. It makes dad sad. He says I'm a very empathetic person.

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    9/4/15

  • Oh my, so much has happened! I'm a big sister now. I love love love my little sister. She's MY baby and so I hug her and kiss her and take care of her by feeding her raisins. Mommy and daddy say she only drinks milk, but I gave her a raisin the other day and she ate it, so they're wrong.
  • I've been whining more lately and mom and dad aren't thrilled about that.
  • I'm also as cute as ever. I say funny things and have a wonderful time spinning in circles in my bedroom and singing. I sang the ABC song all by myself the other day. I'm so smart! At least that's what everyone tells me.
  • I go pee pee in the potty sometimes, but I'm not very good at going poo.
  • I'm watching more and more movies lately, too. Mom and dad are excited about that because I think they were getting a little tired of Cinderella and Willy Wonka.

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    7/12/15

  • I've been saying "god dammit" a lot lately. Dad thinks this is not a great development.

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    6/21/15

  • I got to go to the county fair yesterday with mama and dada. It was so much fun. I rode on a bunch of rides and ate good stuff. I was spoiled and had trouble picking out a toy, but I'm also just two years old so give me a break, dad!
  • Today I had lots of fun hanging out with mama and dada before my little sister comes around. I was chewing dada's face and laughing so much. I went to bay street mall and say some live music and ate some good food. I'll remember these days with just the three of us fondly, but I'm even more excited to have a little sister to nurture and teach and love. It's going to be so much fun!

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    6/6/15

  • I'm 2 years old today. I got a Willy Wonka t-shirt and a Willy Wonka purse that mommy made. So exciting!
  • I'm still obsessed with Willy Wonka and Cinderella. I haven't taken to watching anything else. Sesame Street, Beauty and the Beast, etc. haven't really done it for me so far.
  • I'm speaking in short sentences now.
  • I have OCD tendencies from time to time when I see something is out of place.
  • Sometimes I get really worked up about things for no good reason. I guess the good reason is that I'm only 2 years old. I'm working on it.
  • I love playing with blocks, but only for about 2 minutes.
  • I've been a bit more picky about food lately.
  • One of my favorite games is "go go go" where dadda runs around the house and I chase after him. Then I stop him at the door and slam the door in his face. Hahahahaha!

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    4/23/15

  • The other day was so exciting. I walked almost all the way to the ice cream parlor. Dadda had to put me on his shoulders for the last couple blocks and then when we got there the owners gave me an ice cream cone. I rode in my stroller back home and was so happy. I yelled at everyone passing by that I loved them while I ate me ice cream. What a night!

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    4/16/15

  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is such a great movie!
  • I started watching Mary Poppins the other day, but it didn't do much for me.
  • I started watching Cinderella as well and I think I'll finish that one, but Willy Wonka is the best.
  • I'm starting to speak more clearly and even putting together a sentence once and a while.

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    4/4/15

  • I watched my first movie yesterday and today.

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    3/28/15

  • When I say "thank you" very sweetly you know I'm up to no good.
  • I've been quite difficult lately. I throw tantrums now and definitely have my own opinion about how things should be.

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    2/22/15

  • Today I had pancakes with maple syrup and butter. After dada was done he licked his plate clean as he always does. After I was done I gave mama my orange peels so I could pick up my plate and lick it clean as well. Dada said he was as proud as he could ever be.

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    2/10/15

  • I love pizza with my auntie Sarah and her doggy Scarlet. Yummy!
  • Lately I've been a bit more upset when I have to stop doing the things I love doing. I've also been testing boundaries more lately. My parents love this new development so much!

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    1/5/15

  • Things I like lately: colors, riding around on my car, snacks, books.

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    1/1/15

  • It's a new year! I've been around so long now. 2013, 2014, 2015. I pretty much have it figured it out now.
  • I'm going to be a big sister in 2015. I'm so excited.
  • I love Revolver by the Beatles. It's definitely my favorite album so far. I like lots of music, though, and love to dance and kick my feet when good music is playing.

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    12/24/14

  • Mommy and daddy say that I have a little sister coming along. I kiss mommy's tummy and say "I love you." Everyone thinks it's amazing.
  • Dad says I'm cuter than ever. He also says I have too much energy sometimes. Ha!
  • Lately I've been loving daycare with Colleen and Mary Anne. The only downside is that when it's time to go home I lose it because home is boring by comparison.

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    11/11/14

  • Hot tub! Bubbles! Water! Beach!
  • I had so much fun on my vacation the other day. I got to eat all sorts of fun stuff and do fun things. Yippee!!!

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    11/1/14

  • Yesterday was Halloween. I didn't really know what that was, but I got used to it pretty quickly. I loved getting candy and then I loved giving away candy and seeing the parade of interesting characters come to my door!
  • I got a little spoiled as the night went on and I wanted more and more candy for my bag, but I was a good girl overall. At the end of the night I was allowed to have a piece of candy and I liked it.
  • Oh! I was dressed as a mechanic and mama and dada said I was the cutest thing ever. Duh, I've heard that like a million times already.
  • Today my friends from Sacramento are coming to town. Yay.

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    10/21/14

  • I start day care tomorrow and I'm a little nervous. I went there last week to scope things out with mama and dada and I liked the other kids there, but I was a little worried when I didn't see mama and dada for a second. Hopefully I'm a little braver tomorrow.
  • Balloons are one of my favorite things ever!

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    9/30/14

  • In the last couple days I've begun shaking my head to indicate my preference against certain things. Dada is not super happy about this new development because he thinks I'm going to abuse this new power of mine, but I've been good about it so far.
  • I had a couple big freakouts in the last few days as well. Crying and writhing about and making a scene because I wasn't getting what I wanted.
  • I know about 25 words now. I hum even more words, but I can't really say them yet. I understand a lot more than I can say, too. If you give me instructions I'll often times do what it is you're asking of me. Dada says I'm such a cool kid.

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    9/16/14

  • I like play doh. It tastes good, but I know i'm not supposed to eat it so I just lick it instead. If you catch me putting it in my mouth I'll probably say "yuck" or "ick" while I lick it. This is me acknowledging that it's yucky and I totally agree with you that it's not for eating, but I'm still checking it out.
  • Dada put the play doh on his watch and it looked like the watch was in his play doh! I was so surprised and he taught me a new word which describes this surprise quite well: "cool!"
  • I like to pick tomatoes from the yard. I go outside by myself and crawl into the raised bed and pick fresh tomatoes. I sample some of them, but don't really eat them.
  • I love cars more than anything! My first word of the day is usually "car." I like to point at them and say the word. I like to be in cars and play with the buttons. I like to stand behind the driver's wheel and turn it. I turned the windshield wipers of dada's big truck today; that was great. I even make "vroom" noises when "driving" the car sometimes. They're just the best!
  • CAR!

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    8/24/14

  • I'm learning lots of new words lately. Home, up, mama, bat, and a slew of others. "Slew," apparently, is another new word I've learned!
  • I'm still super cute according to my dad.
  • I've been tough to deal with in restaurants lately which can be a drag for my parents. I just love exploring things so much that it's difficult to restrain myself sometimes.
  • Yesterday daddy bought a new truck. It happened to coincide pretty well with my new favorite word: "car." I said it about 400 times yesterday. It sounds like I'm from Boston, however, because I always pronounce it as "cah."

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    7/26/14

  • I'm officially walking these days. I had taken some steps here and there in the last couple months, but now I'll actually choose to walk from point a to point b. Crawling is so last week.
  • I'm also down to one nap a day now. The other day I didn't take a nap at all, although I was pretty much a mess because of it.
  • I was on the big screen at the A's game the other day as well. Life has been very eventful for me lately.
  • I added another word to my repetoire - "wow." I learned that one in about 5 minutes because I'm awesome.
  • Daddy says that I'm as cute as ever. Whatevs.

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    6/26/14

  • Today I was in the car with mommy and I choked on an orange. As mommy panicked and pulled the car to the side of the road, I reached inside my mouth and took the orange out. I'm a DIYer even when it comes to saving a life.
  • I've been getting lots of baths lately because I love to play in the dirt. Playing with rocks is so much fun.

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    6/17/14

  • Yesterday I played with toilet water and got stuck in a bedside drawer. It was so much fun!
  • I tried taking one nap a day, but that didn't work out so well.
  • Still not really interested in walking. I stand pretty well. Crawling is better for getting around, however.

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    5/23/14

  • I took my first step today. I was playing with mommy and daddy and practicing standing and then I took a step. Of course I fell down immediately, but mommy said it counts.
  • In addition to "mom" and "dad" I'm also saying "ball" and "done."

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    5/17/14

  • I had my first ice cream cone today. Orange fudge. I'm in love.

  • 5/9/14

  • I had a bit of a tough time going to sleep tonight, but that's because daddy let me nap too close to my bed time.
  • I'm learning so much lately. I can sign for food and "more." I like to clap and wave. Sometimes I tap the top of my head. Mommy and daddy think it means that I'm done with whatever it is we're doing. I'll let them figure it out with time.
  • I still like reading and do it by myself from time to time. Usually before bed time I only have enough patience for one book, maybe two. But when I wake up or when I'm trying to go down for a nap, I'll usually crawl around my room and read some books until I'm tired enough to sleep.
  • I have like 8 teeth now. They're coming fast and furious these days.
  • I have a small freckle near my elbow and one on the top of my head.
  • Overall I'm very happy about life.

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    4/22/14

  • I fell off the bed today. Another fat lip means one more notch in my belt of toughness.
  • Lately I've been sleeping quite well. 12 hours a night is pretty nice and I'm just about the cutest thing ever when I'm lying in bed with my butt up in the air.
  • I've gotten a bit more picky about food lately. I like to eat what mommy and daddy are eating and I like to stand while I eat so eating in restaurants doesn't usually go so well anymore.
  • I still don't do much standing on my own and haven't tried to take a first step yet. I don't think I'll be walking by my first birthday. I'm a quick crawler though so what the heck do I need walking for?

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    4/3/14

  • I went to my first baseball game the other day. It was the A's vs. the Indians and the A's lost. Boo. The game could have been rained out, but things cleared up in time and it didn't even rain during the game. I got pretty wet before the game because the security people were taking forever at the gates. Dang security people!
  • I've been sleeping well again.
  • I like to read still.
  • I'm always trying new foods and continue to eat basically whatever people put in front of me. That said, if I find something better then I'm going to choose that over the other crap in front of me.

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    3/16/14

  • I fell down the stairs yesterday and hurt my upper lip. I was bleeding and crying and daddy held me while mommy wiped the blood and held my hand. It hurt, but I was better 3 minutes later. I don't like falling, but I do love crawling around everywhere and climbing on things I guess that's just the cost of doing business.
  • I continue to do well with my sleeping. Sometimes I stay up for a bit and look at books or jump on my pillow. Sometimes I put my head down on a book which is on top of a pillow. Other times I resist naps and tear apart my room. But at night I generally go to sleep fairly quickly and easily.
  • I've learned how to turn the pages on books. I really like story time and some of my favorite books are "Higher Higher" which is about a daddy pushing his daughter on the swing, a finger puppet book about a polar bear, and the hidden door book.

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    3/09/14

  • I sleep through the night most of the time now. I sleep in my own room and everything. Sometimes I'll entertain myself a little bit if I'm not quite tired enough, but most of the time I go right to sleep after a little story time.
  • I love story time. I like to point at the books and coo and read along. I even have preferences for some books over others. Some books have too many words on a page and I get impatient. One book has little hidden doors that reveal things behind them. That book is great!
  • I went to have pancakes with my grandma today. Pancakes are tasty. I love eating just about everything, though.
  • Now that we have grass in the backyard I like to go out there and play outside from time to time. I'm a little unsure about the grass, though, so I usually don't frolick around quite as much as I do otherwise.
  • One of my favorite games is when daddy crawls around the house with me. We crawl all over the house. Sometimes he's in front and I follow. Other times I lead and stop to make sure he's following me. Sometimes he bites me like a doggy, and that is really fun.

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    2/21/14

  • I had a frozen yogurt with my auntie yesterday because it was her birthday. She's really old and I'm young and spry.
  • I sleep all by myself now. I slept through the night last night and mommy and daddy were so proud of me.
  • I'm also on a new, stricter schedule for naps. I've been doing a bit better about napping, but I'm still not the kind of kid who will sleep for hours at a time. There's just too much work to be done on any given day. I have lots of things to throw and bang around. Lots of stuff that needs to go in my mouth and be explored. Plenty of stuff to keep me busy.
  • I love to eat. Sometimes I love eating so much that I bang on the table and grab food with both hands and shove it in my mouth. Yummy.

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    1/22/14

  • I have a baby-sitter now. Her name is Elizabeth and she takes care of me for 4 hours one day a week. I get to hang out with her all alone for half the time and then I hang out with my new friend and neighbor Sophie. Last week was the first time, but I only spent time with Elizabeth because of my pneumonia. When mommy or daddy are around I get a bit upset because I'm used to hanging out with them.
  • I slept better last night, but I think mommy and daddy are plotting to put me in the crib soon. I know that's what big girls do, but I'm only 7 months old so I'm still a baby. Hopefully I can make the transition well, but I make no promises!

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    1/13/14

  • It's a new year. Yay for seeing another year.
  • I'm sitting up all on my own these days. I sit in a high chair when mommy and daddy go to restaurants. I sit at the table like a big person because I'm so awesome.
  • I'm sick right now because daddy gave me a cold. Mommy is also a bit sick. They complain about it more than I do, though. I'm a trooper.
  • I saw my grumps yesterday which was fun for me.

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    12/27/13

  • Boy, life sure does fly by sometimes.
  • I'm getting better at sitting up on my own. I'm quite good at it now, if I must say so myself.
  • I'm scooting along on the ground and getting closer to crawling every day.
  • My first Christmas was just a couple days ago. I don't see what all the fuss is about. I liked the wrapping paper, but was fussy the rest of the day. I think some teeth may be coming in and that hurts.
  • I'm very interested in the things that mommy and daddy are interested in. Cell phones and tv remotes and keys and big people food are all prime candidates for exploration with my mouth.
  • Lately I haven't been sleeping quite as well. Whenever I wake up I have trouble falling back asleep unless mommy or daddy put the pacifier back in my mouth. They're trying to make me eat only once or twice a night. Totally lame guys!

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    12/11/13

  • I had a bit of a french fry the other day. It was tasty.
  • I haven't slept very well the last couple nights. I piss myself in the middle of the night and that probably doesn't help. Daddy says I should be potty trained by now. Silly daddy.
  • We got a Christmas tree in the house on Monday. It smells nice and looks pretty, but I'm not sure what Christmas is all about yet.

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    11/27/13

  • Apparently I'm a big Arrested Development fan because I've been saying Bob Loblaw's name quite a bit lately. Some misinterpret this as me saying "blah blah blah," but they are mistaken.
  • I'm a big girl now. I can put my head up and roll around. I scoot around on the bed and usually end up hitting my head on the wall at some point in the middle of the night. Daddy then scoots me back down so I don't hurt myself.

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    11/13/13

  • I'm sleeping on my tummy lately. It's new to me, but I'm taking to it pretty well. I'm good at dealing with new things.
  • I'm really interested in eating. I'll stare at you if you have food.
  • I'm a joy to be around in the morning.
  • When daddy comes home I give a big smile and it's the best part of his day. I should wield this power wisely and always for good. To abuse this power, though tempting, would be wrong of me.
  • My mommy is the best mommy. She plays with me and is kind and patient.
  • I'm happy.

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    11/2/13

  • Daddy has been sick lately and his coughing concerns me because it's new to me.
  • I'm getting a little better with my hands these days. I'm almost 5 months old now.
  • I'm at my happiest when mommy and daddy are together and taking me to new places. When I get to do that all day it's just the best thing ever.
  • The other day was halloween. I was a baseball and mommy took me to see all of my grandparents except my grandpa brad. I wish I could see him more.
  • I'm increasingly interested in the TV these days. Mommy and daddy are heeding the advice of the American Academy of Pediatrics which advises that I have no screen time at all until the age of two. Jessh, that seems like a long time to try to avoid such a cool looking device.

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    10/8/13

  • I continue to learn how to use my hands. I'm not very good with them yet, though.
  • I turned 4 months old just the other day. Everyone says that time flies, but I'm not so sure about that.
  • I met some of daddy's oldest friends the other day during a wedding reception. I did a pretty good job of keeping it together considering it was such a long day for me.
  • I'm taking longer naps in the morning now. I may finally have a schedule down. I appreciate that mommy and daddy let me figure it out on my own instead of giving me a rigid schedule.
  • When I discover new things I like to stick them in my mouth. I'm sucking on my toy cube right now.

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    10/1/13

  • I've been up to a lot the last couple weeks. I moan and groan a lot and fuss if people don't hold me. I like new people still and am happiest when I'm in new places and around new people. The world is so interesting!
  • I rolled over the other day and have been entertaining myself with that the last few days.
  • I'm also learning more about my feet. I hold them and try to put them in my mouth. I generally like to put things in my mouth now. Give me a napkin? It's going in my mouth. Give me a spoon? It's going in my mouth, but then I'll take it out because I don't like it. Why did you give me that?!
  • I may be teething. Sleep has been spotty lately and I seem upset, maybe because I'm in pain.

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    9/17/13

  • I really love mommy and daddy. I'm happiest when they're both around. I also love them so much that I start to get a little upset when one of them leaves the room for a little bit. Sometimes I think they've abandoned me because my memory goes back about 2 seconds and my reasoning ability is only slightly greater than Paris Hilton's.
  • I've been helping mommy a lot lately while she's at work. I watch her file and do all sorts of cool lawyer-type work. I keep her spirits high and try not to fuss too much. Gee I'm great.
  • Daddy wants me to help him with some upcoming construction projects. He said my diminutive size would help a lot on an earthquake retrofit which requires a lot of work under a house. I heard there are spiders under there sometimes, though, so I'm not too eager to help. Sorry daddy, I think you're on your own this time. Oh, and what does "diminutive" mean?
  • One of my favorite places conintues to be Home Depot. There is so much going on there. So many cool colors and things to look at.
  • I went to the Raiders tailgate on Sunday for a little while. It kept me up and looking at all the crazy people.

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    9/13/13

  • Mommy took me to daddy's work today. I got to meet some of the people he works with and saw his boss for the second time. As usual, I was amazed by the new places and faces I encountered.
  • My newest tricks are making raspberries with my mouth and spitting everywhere. I'm good at drooling just like mommy is when she sleeps.
  • I take about 4 naps a day and haven't been eating as frequently lately. One of these days I'll probably takes just one or two naps a day and make them longer, but not yet.
  • Mommy and daddy love me so much and are always kissing me and telling me how cute I am. It seems as though I'm the best thing ever. Yay for me.

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    9/03/13

  • Today I went to San Francisco for the first time ever. I went across the new bay bridge on the first day it was open. I got to see a farmers market (or is it farmers' market?) and lots of people. It was very exciting.
  • I also slept a lot today. I've been better at napping lately. Daddy lets me cry and be a little upset before I take my morning nap and sometimes that's all I need to get to sleep. Jeesh guys, I'm like 3 months old already, you don't need to rock me to sleep every single time. Duh.
  • I really like watching TV. Unfortunately the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that I interact with people, not screens, for the first 2 years of my life so mommy and daddy turn my head away as soon as I get a glimpse. They're a couple of real hard asses sometimes.
  • Sorry for using a bad word. I may have learned that from mommy.

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    8/28/13

  • I've been a little difficult in the early morning these days. I like to throw mommy and daddy off their game every once in a while just so they know who's in charge.

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    8/24/13

  • I was a good girl today while my family worked on making the house strong for an earthquake.
  • I got to hang out with Grams, Nana, Papa Vinny, CBH, my uncle Adam and auntie Christine. I soaked up all their love and went on my first stroller ride. I definitely like hanging out with people. I probably get that from daddy because mommy is always saying how outgoing he is.
  • I don't like being alone very much.
  • I'm getting closer and closer to rolling over. I'm even holding my head up a little these days.
  • My first laugh was last week on the changing table. Daddy was spinning the mobile faster and faster and I just loved it. Wheeee!

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    8/14/13

  • I screamed bloody murder last night while daddy was taking care of me.
  • I went on my first road trip last weekend. I was mostly a very good little baby, but the long stretches in the car got to me a bit. I met my other two great grandmas and my dad's oldest friend i.e., the friend he's had the longest. Daddy is trying to teach me to be specific with my use of language so I'm not a linguistically lazy lump like the rest of America, whatever that means.

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    8/6/13

  • I'm two months old today and I'm going to the doctor again to get my shots.
  • I'm vocalizing a lot more these days and smiling a lot. I've been really good the last couple days because I get to see a lot of mommy and daddy.

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    7/31/13

  • I'm 8 weeks old tomorrow. I've gained a lot of weight and learned new tricks like smiling and demanding food right away...or else.

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    7/25/13

  • Tonight is my first night alone with daddy because mommy is working at the A's game.
  • I'm growing and growing because I eat a lot these days. Today I'm 7 weeks old, but I'm bigger than some babies who are twice my age.

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    7/23/13

  • I'm getting better at tracking people when they move around. Today daddy whistled to me and moved around and I followed his movements. My brain is working on overdrive to learn all about the world.
  • I'm smiling more every day.

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    7/14/13

  • I've been sleeping really well lately so mommy and daddy are happy.
  • I'm smiling more and looking at things as intently as ever. The world is a big, new place and I'm very interested in everything that's going on around me.
  • I've been doing a lot of painting with mommy lately. As long as I get carried around most of the day I'm a pretty happy little baby.

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    7/8/13

  • I turned one month old the other day. I even had a party in my honor. I behaved well and was the center of attention. I may have liked it. Pictures here.
  • I'm getting more and more tummy time lately and holding my head up in little spurts. Mommy and daddy say I'm real strong.

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    7/1/13

  • Yesterday I had blood in my poop so I went to the doctor's office. Mommy and daddy were worried. The doctor said it may be associated with cow's milk and some fancy protein. Daddy did some research and suspects that it's more likely my feeding habits. I heard him talking with mommy about a bunch of "foremilk" and "hindmilk" stuff, but I didn't pay much attention. Just give me the fatty good stuff that puts me to sleep and I'll be happy.
  • I like baths, especially when it's hot like it has been this week.
  • I'm almost a month old now. I seem to be getting a hang of life a bit better. I can kinda hold my head up, I look at things with greater purpose, and I've already gained a pound. Daddy keeps saying something about me being dead if I was an antelope in the wild, but I don't know what that means.

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    6/25/13

  • I've been very fussy lately. I put on a good show for all my visitors, but 8pm is when I usually start to melt down. Mommy and daddy keep asking what they can do. They move me around in different positions, swaddle me, feed me, change me, put on white noise, bounce me around...some of it helps sometimes.
  • They keep telling me I'm very active for a baby. They say I'm too active. That's real rich coming from a couple that has about six jobs between the two of them.

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    6/19/13

  • After I let mommy and daddy sleep really well last night they rewarded me by taking me out for a bunch of errands. Almost 6 hours of going in and out of the car. We'll see if they regret all that action later tonight.
  • Yesterday I made a face that made me look exactly like the old man from UP!
  • I think I'm starting to follow people moving around the room instead of being fixated on a single space at a time. My brain is growing quickly. At this rate I'll be crapping in the toilet by the time I'm 12 months old. Hmm, we humans sure do take our time developing.

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    6/15/13

  • Last night I did a pretty good job of keeping quiet.
  • I'm getting a pretty big head already because so many people want to see me and love me. Mommy and daddy kiss me about a million times a day and tell me how great I am. Pretty soon I'm going to start believing them.
  • I'm starting to smile now, but I'm still a pretty serious person overall.

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    6/13/13

  • I turn one week old today. I practically know it all by now.
  • Mommy and daddy had a tough time getting me to breast feed properly, but they figured it out pretty well now.
  • I gave daddy his first poop story the other day. When he was changing me he waited to let my nether regions air dry a bit and so I shot a mustard squirt of poo on the changing table. He laughed.
  • I like it when daddy puts me in the kangaroo carrying pouch. In general I like being as close to mommy and daddy as I can.
  • Sometimes I cry for no good reason. It upsets mommy and daddy. Sorry guys, I'm just a baby.

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    6/9/13

  • I was born on 6/6 @7:12pm. I am 8lbs, 15oz, 22" long.
  • Mommy and daddy love me more than anything else and I love them back. The world is sometimes cold and bright and loud, but they do their best to help me out. Daddy said I wouldn't know how much he loved me until I had a kid of my own. He's pretty sappy for a boy, but I'll let it slide.
  • Mommy had to have a C section to deliver me. Mommy and daddy said they were so worried about me because my heartrate dipped pretty low, but I was just trying to chill out while mommy got better. Don't worry so much guys!
  • I've been making poops and pees on schedule and it appears as though everything is just fine with me. What else would you expect after mommy did such a good job taking care of me while I was growing?

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    5/30/13

  • Mommy's getting real anxious to see me. I've been giving her a hard time lately moving around so much and being so fat. I'm just trying to put on a little extra weight before I make my appearance.
  • Daddy's real excited to see how chubby I am. I hope he realizes how wrapped around my finger I'm going to have him. Poor guy.

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    5/26/13

  • I'm still about 8lbs. I was supposed to come out 4 days ago, but dad keeps telling me the world is full of morons so I'm not too eager to join their ranks. He was at Home Cheapo the other day and called it a moron obstacle course. He makes me laugh.
  • Mommy is upset that I'm taking so long because she chose not to work at the upcoming A's/Giants games. Sorry mommy.

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    5/8/13

  • The doctor said I weigh 8lbs now, plus or minus 10%. Dad tells me that means I could weigh as much as 8lbs 13oz. already. I'm a chunker.

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    5/5/13

  • I almost came out today, but was just messing with mom and dad.