Sunday, August 22, 2010

A Visit to Plano

Ellie is almost crawling!!!!!!

More about that later.

We took a nice trip up to Plano to visit Andrew's Mama Dunja & Papa Charles.  We also had the pleasure of seeing Drew's younger brother Tom, his wife Michele, and their daughter Haleigh.

During this all-to-short visit, Ellie decided to accomplish a few more milestones.  She is now using her legs to get into a stand.  After standing, she has this look of excitement and starts clapping.  Yay!  Clapping!  Yay! She is now able to hold herself into all 4s and crawl forward up to 6 times before collapsing into her army crawl/inchworm.  That means her abs are getting stronger.  Seriously, that Friday ECI therapy session gave her some abs of steel.

Here are some pics from the visit.

You are correct, that is a dog interrupting my photo shot.  Look at how happy Baby Bear is with her Papa C!  He is so funny :-)

Grandma Dunja had Ellie laughing so hard that she couldn't keep her eyes open.

Awah Dunja, Papa Charles, & Ellie Bellie Bear

Ellie is startled by Uncle Tom (Left)

Uncle Tom & Aunt Michele brought over Ellie's birthday present.  She absolutely loved the tissue paper & the bag.

Ellie & Cousin Haleigh

Snuggle Hugs!!!

Ellie modeling her fancy European shoes from family in Croatia.
Do not fear, I am teaching her that ladies keep their legs crossed.

Ellie kissing"the baby".  The nurse in me thinks it looks like Ellie is performing CPR.
(Notice the long string of baby drool, yuck!)

Who needs baby toys when there is a puppy bone?


  1. Looks like a fun time was had by all!

  2. We so enjoyed seeing you guys! Haleigh LOVED playing with "her baby". Can't wait to see you again!


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