feeding herself yogurt
visiting the fishies again at Prospect Park Zoo
standin' in the front "yard"
fun at the "tot lot" in Prospect Park!
"garcon! Bring me juice!"
family fun in Baltimore with Christopher, Rachel and Ike
Penny had tons of fun in the fountain at the Baltimore waterfront
first toe in the fountain
bonnet! (deadly cuteness)
good times in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
hanging out with some well-dressed Russians
more fountain fun at the Brooklyn Public Library
pretty pose in the city
Penny on the baby monitor, supposed to be napping, not napping
cooling off near Prospect Park
dirty park feet
flirting with our friend Seth
she kind of looks like a Hummel figurine here
Penny eating breakfast with Grammy
Exploring in Prospect Park
not pleased that I woke her up from a nap when picking her up from the babysitter.
happy park baby!
using stroller as a walker
ordering at our neighborhood french bistro...
giving kisses at a party
all dressed up for an outing
we got her a balloon for her 9-month "birthday"
hanging out at our neighborhood playground
hands at 10 and 2. good form!
pre-walking on Mother's Day
mmm... Penny's first taste of a Shake Shack burger!
new clothes and a new toy!
Mother's Day gift
Penny and her crab friend
not a fan of Daddy today
Future coast guard officer?
dozing with daddy
ice cream shop
sitting in a big-girl high chair at our favorite Italian restaurant
Penny enjoying the cherry blossoms at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
this boy got a little overexcited and smacked her in the head. (he didn't mean it)
her favorite pose: suction-cupped onto Mommy.
There was a line of parents and babies at this popular photo-op spot
Penny has man-hair
at Brooklyn Botanic Garden with our pals Matt and Christy
babysitting Penny and Zeus (yes, his real name) in Prospect Park
penny the videographer
White House bib from aunt Sarah and Uncle Adam!
Penny's 1st thanksgiving dinner!
Penny with her "foot finders"
tired baby fighting the tiredness
oh no you di'int!
caught in the act!
Penny finds her thumb for the first time
Penny sucking her thumb
"ack! I'm being hanged! Just kidding. ...what? it's Halloween"
practicing telekinesis skills
I'm not sure about this situation
Baby mook: "ay, you wanna buy some razor blades that fell offa da back of a truck at da Newark airport?"
air guitar! NICE
say what now?
Grammy & Penny sharing secrets
eh, whaddya gonna do?
I found this tiny alien in our house!
take me to your leader
sleeping like a sack of rocks
holding it together (barely) after the long flight back to NYC
Penny loves lamp
Penny is hypnotized by the overhead lighting
Penny and cousin Sage
Penny meets (and barfs on, seconds later) Great-Grandma Rose
Quincy implements the "black bear dangle"
Grandpa Green and Penny have a conversation
floor naps are the best naps
Penny and Auntie Quincy!
Penny meets Grandpa Green
about to board our family's first flight together
Ready for her first plane ride!
first bona fide smile photo!
dancing to Elvis with Penny at Sarah and Adam's wedding
a smiley morning
sleeping on the couch back in NY after Sarah and Adam's wedding, letting Mama get some uninterrupted Z's while Daddy prepares to go back to work tomorrow
Wearing a FABulous new hat at Auntie Sarah and Uncle Adam's wedding brunch. Diva alert!
quality time with Auntie Sarah
Penny enjoyed the dancing at Sarah's wedding
such a good girl during the wedding reception!
Penny and Anthony at "the baby table" at Sarah and Adam's wedding reception
all dressed up for Sarah and Adam's big day
practicing smiles before going to Sarah and Adam's wedding in Washington DC
fancy outfit #1 for the rehearsal dinner
Mama needs to go into the hooter hider in order to get situated
after a great day in Williamsburg
Week four, we break out the ergo. Why did I wait this long? This thing is awesome.
Moby wrap on daddy
visiting The Usual, our local diner
duct tape: daddy's little helper
Penny likes auntie Rachel!
duct tape swaddle
Penny's first subway ride
future hand model
Penny's first visit to Central Park
Cricket doting on Penny (sort of)
cat and baby snuggle time
Moby-ing during breakfast at Le Gamin
Cricket gets some quality time with mama and Penny
Penny sleeping in the Moby wrap. Well done, mama!
tummy time! (seconds later, the pink towel was drenched in spitup.)
barbershop bib, very concerned.
Penny meets Dean Moyer for the first time at our local cheesy mexican restaurant.
Penny meets Bradley and Geraldine
om nom nom nom