Thursday, June 30, 2011

Claire Ellen Turns One!

It's hard to believe it's been a whole year since Claire was born...and a whole eight months since she stopped screaming.

Queen for a day. Much more than a day, actually...

That drool is to be expected. She seems to be getting about six upper teeth in all at the same time.

Once cake, one candle. As Henry says, this one is "made from homemade."

Cue obligatory shots of sugary, goopy, cakey mess...

Looks like that sugar coma hit a little early. But s
he liked it, no surprise. If you think this is gross, her bathwater looked like the post-Deepwater Horizon Gulf Coast.

You should have seen the other guy.

Monday, June 6, 2011


Here are some recent shots showing what Henry and Claire have been up to...

"Friends" means never having to explain why you're in the bathroom with each other while on the toilet or balancing a stick on your face.

Pop teaches Claire an important summer lesson: how to eat watermelon.


Here's one way to handle 95-degree temps during the first week of June.

****** in a box!

Sunday, June 5, 2011

This One Goes to Eleven

Claire turned eleven months old last weekend, meaning she's less than one month away from face-in-the-cake time!


"Back off, you're messing up my close-up."