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a visit from Lil’s cousins

June 15, 2012

The day after we returned from our Minnesota adventures, Lil’s cousins (and their parents) showed up at our house for a visit!  We had a really nice time with family, despite the cool temperatures and rain that plotted against us for most of the weekend.

The weekend marked quite a few firsts for Lilly.

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First princess ballerina dress up play.

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First first birthday celebration.

First trip to the local (free!) children’s museum.

First trip to the playground.

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First time she used a scream to get our attention.

First time she showed any interest in climbing stairs.

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She mastered the stairs the same day she first tried climbing them.  Time to get a safety gate?

First trip down a slide.

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First mud pit experience.120602untitled1932.jpg

Lil wasn’t convinced.  But her older cousins seemed to love playing in the mud pit, so I think we’ll store this activity for later in the summer.

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Lil also returned to eating solids after almost completely quitting solids for the previous two weeks.  When she’s sick, she just wants to nurse.  I can’t really blame her… who wants to eat solid foods when they’ve got a cold/sore throat?  On the other hand, I’m not interested in nursing her 12 times a day like I did when she was a newborn.

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It was really good to get some time with the kids and their parents in before they move to California later this summer.  We won’t see them again until Christmas!  I can’t even imagine what new tricks Lilly will have to impress them in December!
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  1. June 18, 2012 1:23 am

    Good girl Lilly….I don’t like mud either!

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