Thursday, December 31, 2009

Happy New Year

Playing with her trains
Obsessed with her new i touch or "Nora's pink phone"

fun in the snow w/Grandfather

We had a wonderful Christmas in NY with the cousins and grandparents and aunts and the uncle and all of our friends. There was enough snow to go sledding and Santa was able to make it to Mim's house. The getting there and home part was a bit bumpy but we managed not to lose any kids in the process.

We are now home and enjoying our vacation time with Grandma, Grandpa and Aunt Kim. And Alex is on vacation from work so he has been home too! We have lots of fun plans for the next few days.

The day before we left for NY we went to Nora's neurologist and Nora had her final check up. She has been seizure free for 2 1/2 years and off meds for six months with no problems. Her development is great and she is progressing every day. So we have been discharged from the neurology department. Unbelievable. She'll be 4 in a few months and what a crazy 3 + years we have had.

We are so happy that she is such a HAPPY girl. She loves to sing and dance and run and play. She loves to make new friends and is so so so social. She is learning new things every day and we can't wait to see what 2010 brings!

We hope your new year brings you lots of happiness, health and joy.

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See you next year!

Monday, December 7, 2009

Singing and etc.

We have been doing a lot singing lately. We have every Hallmark singing snowman (thanks Mim) and Nora likes to play them all at the same time. Music to the ears I tell ya. But we are playing a lot of holiday songs and singing all day long. We have the tree and lights up. I can't get Nora to stand still for a second with Emma to take any pictures. She hates having her photo taken because she likes to play with the camera so she freaks every time I get it out.

There is a house near us that has a fabulous light show. You can tune your car radio to get the music and watch the lights as they play along. Nora and Emma really liked it. We may have to go back to see it again. Someone had a lot of time on their hands. I can barely make dinner these days.

Alex had sales meetings all last week and this weekend so I was solo 24/7 (even though he was in Seattle, we barely saw him). Hopefully this week will be easier- although our week is chock full of nuts. Girl scouts, recess duty, ballet, dentist appt., doctor appt., teacher appreciation baking, book club, cookie baking, cookie exchange, volunteering, xmas party, speech therapy, the list goes on and on. And on. I should really do some Christmas shopping in there and maybe vacuum a bit. Oy vey.

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