S: Embers First Year
BC: Made with Love by: Mary Grace van der Kroef (Mom)
FC: Ember's First Year
1: Ember van der Kroef Born: October 20, 2010 Time: 9:10 am Weight: 7 lb. 6 oz. (3340 g.) Length: 19 in. (48 cm.)
2: Weight Birth: 7 lb. 6 oz. 2 Weeks: 6 lb. 4.5 oz. 3 Weeks: 7 lb. 4.5 oz. %%5 Weeks: 7 lb. 5 oz. 7 Weeks: 7 lb. 9 oz. 12 weeks: 10 lb. 8 oz. 14 Weeks: 12 lb. 9 oz. 6 Months: 16 lb. 10oz. (April 13) 7 Months: 19 lb. 2 oz. (June 8) | Length Birth: 19 in. 5 Weeks: 20 in. 7 Weeks: 20.5 in. 12 Weeks: 22 in. 14 Weeks: 24 in 6 Months: 26 in. 7 Months: 27 in. | Growth Charts
3: Getting Ready For Baby | The Day Before... | ...She Came
4: Dr. Jenks Delivered | At La Verendrye Hospital
5: Our Family
6: Some Special First Moments With Mom
7: Moments With Dad | Some Special First
8: Visitors at the Hospital | Julie and Isac came first | Auntie Joy | Auntie Estella | Auntie Patience | Auntie Renae
9: Grandma Karla A first diaper change | Sunning Baby dreams
10: Dressed and Ready | Mommy and baby only spend one night in the hospital. We were so happy to be going home.
11: Off For Home | Our Delivery Nurse
12: Our First | Night Home | She cried so bad we didn't know what to do.
13: Meeting Grandpa for the first time. | A hug for Mom | Daddy learning how to change diapers.
14: A fun photo shoot
16: Oma's visit at one week old.
17: Oma brought Embers first little friend
18: Top: almost sucking a thumb. Middle: using the playpen from Grandma Lorna for the first time. | Getting ready for our first walk out side.
19: A bottle A dreaming smile A surprise kiss Just hanging with Dad
20: Meeting Opa | December 9th
22: First Pony Ride | A gift from Jim Cumming
23: As big as Grandpa Bear Made out of Great Grandpa John's old shirt.
24: To | Cute
25: Meeting Uncle John | December 16th | All Dressed up
26: Cloth bunny from Rose and Ken McGratten | She grabbed the birdie all by her self. Modeling a hemp cloth diaper.
27: The first time she... Slept through the night: January 12, 2010 Laughed: During the Christmas holidays. Rolled over: December 9, 2010 Opa was visiting. Sat up: April 8, 2011 Crawled: August 13, 2011 While visiting the Richards, she wanted to fallow all there kids. Stood Alone: September 9, 2011 | Walked: October 2011 She stayed with Grandpa and Grandma Ans while we were away for our anniversary weekend. Grew a tooth: July 11, 2011 For Grandma Karla's Birthday.
28: My First Christmas | At Grandma and Grandpa Ans's
29: Our Little Family
30: Bunny girl and a few other photos worth remembering.
31: Baby In | A Bucket
32: At International Falls Airport... all READY to GO.
33: One last Grandma hug and watching threw the glass
34: First night sleeping with Papa. Spending time with Opa. Meeting Tante Inge. Wasbeer, a gift from Inge. | First Netherlands visit | March 2011
35: Oud Oma Jannigje Oom Gerard
36: Oud Opa Maurits | Anneke | Leo | Els
37: The Kropf Family | Mama's Au Pare family. Stephan, Gertrude, Kylian, Arielle, and Celeste
38: Visiting Oud Oma and Opa's home.
39: First taste of prune juice. | First taste of food... BANANA | sitting in her new high- chair
40: Spring Fun
41: Visiting Uncle Josh and Ant Rachel in Minneapolis | First Fast food | We stopped at Wendy's and she had baked potato with Grandma | June 12 2011
42: We found out we were pregnant on February 26. We found the name Ember in an Above Rubies Magazine. Labor started at 6:30 am, October 20. After 2 and a half hours and only 45 minutes in the hospital Ember was born. We Brought her home the next day, October 21st. It was raining and cold. We will love her forever.
43: Great Auntie Sue | Uncle Loren
44: Toe Nibbling Giggle Girl
45: First Swim at the Beach | The watter was cold and at first she didn't like it. But our second visit she didn't want to come out.
46: Sand and Sun
47: Bigger and Bigger
48: Ottawa trip July 2011 | We went to Isak and Allison Wall's wedding, but on the way home we lost our camera. These are the only pictures left. | Swimming with friends at the hotel. A big smile at the wedding. Eating Chine's at the mall
49: A visit From Cousins Samantha and Mike | July- August 2011
50: Great Grandma Lorna | August 2011
51: and Aunt Marleen
52: Fall Memories
53: The Birthday Princes and her Cupcakes October 20th, 2011. 1 Year Old
54: Teagen came with Sally and Randy, | Auntie Estella made a new hat.
55: Patience and Joy gave there somersault and head stand dollies. | A DRAGON from Mommy and Daddy.