In case you are wondering about the name of this page, it comes from Brandon’s affectionate name for Aubrey when she is hungry. We don’t see it as frequently as we used to and sadly, it will probably eventually disappear all together, but when she is hungry she closes her eyes and opens her mouth to the side in a way that resembles Popeye. This is known in the medical community as ‘rooting’, however Brandon just thinks she looks like a zombie. (See below)
Aubrey Rose was born on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2008. She weighed a whopping 6lbs 8oz and was 19 inches long. From the looks of things it appears she is going to be a tall girl. We aren’t sure where she gets that from!
Brandon has taken to being a Dad from day one. He is wonderful with her and he gets the biggest kick out of all the little things she does. Watching the two of them together makes my day.
The dogs have also taken to the new family member. Loeki, our beagle, won’t let her out of his site. From the moment she came home he has been her ever watchful guardian. He naps with her, kisses her and supervises diaper changes. Phoebe is a fan of Aubrey too, but for perhaps a different reason. She seems to think she is a toy that we aren’t allowing her to play with. As a result she sneaks kisses in anytime Aubrey is within range of her long German Shepherd snout. She’ll lean over the edge of the tub during bath time and she will even stop Aubrey’s swing from swinging in order to lick her face.
This blog will chronicle the faces, moments and world around Aubrey as she grows. It’s a day in the life.