this week, penny started eating pieces of food! we started her off with cut up banana - like this:
penny spent this week with her grandparents - my parents on monday and tuesday, and alex's parents wednesday - friday. she spent her days playing and singing, taking walks through the neighborhood, and trying to stay cool in what may be the hottest july on record.
today, we made a concerted effort to relax. after spending the morning cleaning the refrigerator coils (woo hoo!), we took a long walk outside. penny went on the swings in the playground FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME:
right after swing time, we gave penny her first ever snack. possibly the worst name for a food product ever, baby mumm mumms were a huge hit! she figured out what to with them right away - and had a great time chomping and gumming them into submission: