S: Duvi Hertzberg
BC: This book was created with lots of love for David Asher "Duvi" Hertzberg to remember all the fun moments, cute things and special milestones from his first 6 months.
1: Your First Pictures
2: When and where labor began: Mommy went into labor in Grammy and Papa Z's basement after an art auction where Savti and Poppy bought them a picture. Mommy started having contractions around 12 am The doctor who delivered you: Dr. Cohen did alot of the hard work and Dr Goldstein came for the delivery. A few thoughts about your arrival: Mommy and Abba waited a long time for you to come. First we waited 12 days, and then we waited 12 hours but you were well worth it!!
4: Weight: 7 pounds 8 ounces Length: 21 Inches Time of arrival: 5:17 pm Hospital where you were born: LIJ (like your Mommy & Abba)
5: Some of your first visitors were: Grammy and Papa Z Savti and Poppy Aunt Alissa Uncle Jeremy Grandma Leila Aunt Yael Aunt Randi Uncle Daniel Jason Misher Sandy Nissel-Horowitz
6: Off to Grammy and Papa Z's house
8: YOUR FIRST VISIT TO DR. FRIEDMAN | The date of your first check-up: Thursday March 17, 2011 Your weight: 7 pounds 6 ounces Your height: 21 and 1/2 inches Other highlights from our visit to the doctor: This was your first trip to NJ and your first time in your new home in Teaneck.
9: Where you were: Grammy and Papa Z's house with Mommy and Abba Shalom Zachar: You shared your shalom zachar with Meir Frenkel at the Young Israel of Hillcrest. Your Abba, Savti and Great Uncle David spoke. Uncle Evan made you a shalom zachar in Shaalvim too. Your first shabbat was shabbat zachor and motzei shabbat was PURIM! | YOUR FIRST SHABBAT
10: YOUR BRIS Your Bris was on Purim in the Young Israel of Hillcrest. Papa Z and Poppy were the Sandek's. Jeremy Strauss was the mohel. So many people came, some were dressed in costumes!
12: Mommy and Abba named you Dovid after your Uncle David a'h. We hope that you grow up with the values of your uncle. Mommy and Abba chose the name Asher because it means fortunate. We hope that you live a life full of fortune, bracha, and hatzlacha. | DOVID ASHER
13: YOUR FIRST HOLIDAY- PURIM After a very exciting morning, you had your first Purim seudah at Grammy and Papa Z's house with Mommy, Abba, Grandma L, Aunt R., and Uncle B.
14: HOME SWEET HOME Welcome to Westgate!
15: SMILE!!!! | You were smiling by the time you were four weeks!
16: YOUR FRIENDS Your first date- Dara Abramowitz Your first play-date- Koby Shaffren
17: PIDYON HABEN Your pidyon was the week before Pesach at the Young Israel of Holiswood. Abba redeemed you from Uncle Bob. Uncle Evan, Uncle Jeremy, Mommy and Rabbi Schonfeld spoke. You were so cute on the plate!
19: DUVI LOVES BATHTIME
20: TUMMY TIME
21: Your First Pesach Trip to the zoo with Savti, Aunt Alissa, Uncle Daniel, Leah and Aron Mini Golfing with Sasha, Mia, and Uncle Evan
22: YOUR FIRST SIMCHAS Bat Mitzvah- Michal Wedding- Uri and Inbal Bris- Moshe Sharbat Sheva Brachot- Tamar and Effie
23: DRESS UP
25: FUN AT THE BEACH
26: "SWIMMING IN THE SWIMMING POOL"
28: Rolled over- In the middle of the night on June 10th! When mommy went to get you from your crib in the morning to eat you were on your belly!! During the day, you rolled over on June 17th on your playmat You were realy lazy about rolling over though and then on July 12th you rolled over 8 times in a row!
29: The first time you laughed out loud was on Shabbat June 4th while sitting with Abba on the couch! | Things that make you laugh: -belly kisses -tickles on your tummy -kisses on your feet | -when Mommy and Abba turn their faces away and then smile and laugh back at you
30: SILLY NAMES FOR DUVI Papa Z called you gash for gan aiden shlepper hertzberg Duvmeister, Dasher, Duvster, Duvster-Wuvster, Duvi-Wuvi Duvman, Duvmander, Mander, Manderian Orange, Duvi Donut, Little D, Mr. D
31: I LOVE ISRAEL You celebrated your first Yom Haazmaut with Mommy and Abba- first at the Park wth SAR and then at YU. You even wore blue and white. You "marched" in your first Israel Day Parade with SAR and were even on TV!
32: Some fun things you did your first summer NJ state fair with Elana and Yoni Mio Beach house and fireworks with Ari and Rachel Schwab
33: FAMILY FUN
35: LAKE GEORGE, NY | DUVI'S FIRST VACATION
36: FIRST FOODS Your first food was rice cereal. Your first fruit was pears, and your first veggie was carrots! Yummy!
37: FIRST TOOTH- Your first tooth started to break through on Shabbat Aug 27th, when Poppy came to Westgate for Shabbat! FIRST HURRICANE- Your first hurricane was Hurricane Irene! FIRST DAY AT THE BABYSITTER-You went to Karen on Monday August 29th- Mommy and Duvi both cried! | OTHER FIRSTS
38: SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE THINGS TO DO - | -playing with your winnie the poo lap top -pulling off mommy and abba's glasses -pulling off mommy's hats and scarves -looking at the baby in the mirror -watching the fan
39: Blabble Blabble When you were 6 months old, you loved to chat all day. Your favorite sounds were "Ba ba ba", "Ma ma ma" and "Da da da". We liked to think you were calling Mommy, Abba and Duvi!
40: When you were only 6 months old you started creeping and crawling around. You loved to rock on all fours and then crawl across the room to bang the keys on Mommy and Abba's computers. | GETTING AROUND
41: WE LOVE YOU | DUVI | DAVID ASHER