S: Alyssa - Month Four
BC: May The Bounty Of The Season Fill Your Heart And Your Home
FC: November 2011
1: "A precious baby has come from above to live in your hearts and fill them with love."
2: "Twinkle twinkle little star; do you know how loved you are?"
3: Aunt Kristy
4: "A Baby's Love Is Best Of All" | Aunt Kristy and Grandpa Herbert
7: What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice And everything nice, That's what little girls are made of.
8: "Every day of your life is a page of your history."
9: Mommy loves me!
11: Using my five senses to love my puppy | see, hear, touch, taste, smell
12: A Baby Is A Bit Of Stardust Blown From Heaven
16: "Children will not remember you for the material things you provided but for the feeling that you cherished them"
17: cutie | sweet pea | Alyssa \a-lyssa, al(ys)-sa\ as a girl's name is pronounced ah-LISS-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Alyssa is "rational". Also the name of a bright yellow flower, alyssum.
18: Mommy & Me
19: Alyssum. The name of the flower derives from the Greek roots a- ("not") and lyssum (insane); | "rational"
21: “What feeling is so nice as a child's hand in yours? So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp” ~ Marjorie Holmes
22: "Daughters are flowers that are forever in bloom."
23: "A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it."
26: Standing up like a big girl! | Aunt Kristy HUGS! | What's over there??? | funny faces!
27: Smiles are contagious!
30: Grandparents are similar to a piece of string - handy to have around and easily wrapped around the fingers of their grandchildren. | Grandma Herbert
36: Alyssa's First Zoo Trip
37: Brookfield Zoo
39: Daddy Kisses
40: Fun at the zoo!
44: So much fun!!!
46: Dolphin show!!
51: New Friend - Aria!
53: Meeting Martha
55: That cannot POSSIBLY be comfortable...
58: I love the leaves, I do not know why. Is it their colors or how they fly? They crunch and crinkle Under my feet; I pile them up And take a leap!
59: Meeting Dolores
60: Making Beautiful Music
63: Fall is here!
65: Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. ~Albert Camus
66: I got this toy alllll figured out!
71: We visited MayMay and Papa Mark in Kansas for 2 whole weeks in November! We were there from November 19th through December 4th, 2011. What a fantastic trip!
72: Cousins are those childhood playmates who grow up to be forever friends. | Avalyn
73: Hanging With My Cousin!
74: Autumn Leaves Are Falling Down
76: When a daughter first meets her father, she makes room in her heart for the first significant man in her life; she becomes Daddy’s little girl ~Anonymous
78: A cousin is a ready-made friend for life - Anonymous
80: Learning with MayMay!
81: New Textures
98: Borrowing Avalyn's Car!
99: Cereal? What's that? | That doesn't look very yummy, Mommy... | EW!! NO!! | (Alyssa crying her eyes out) | Milk is so much better, no more cereal please! | I'll be good, I'll eat all my milk, just no more CEREAL!!! | My First Rice Cereal
104: Where have the last 4 months gone???
105: Month 4 Milestones | * Rolling halfway to side * Discovered fingers * First giggles/laughs * Bears weight on legs * Coos to herself & her toys * Holding head more steady * Following objects with eyes easily * Blows spit bubbles! * Recognizes Mommy's voice * Grasps toys * Wants to sit up by herself SO badly! * Ate first rice cereal