Erika holding John's hand and walking
If you hold my hand, I can walk! (44 weeks)

Erika Kueppers Pfeifer

Born November 3, 2004 at 10:39 a.m.

8 lb 5 oz (3770 grams), 21.25" (54 cm) long

12/3/04: 10 lb, 2 oz (4593 grams), 22" (56 cm) long

1/5/05: 11 lb, 13 oz (5358 grams), 23 3/8" (59 cm) long

3/11/05: 15 lb (6.8 kg), 25" (63.5cm) long

5/10/05: 16 lb, 14 oz (7.7 kg), 27 1/4" (69 cm) long

8/12/05: 20 lb, 1 oz (9.1 kg), 28 1/2" (72.4 cm) long

Pictures from Erika's first month

Pictures from Erika's second and third months

Pictures from Erika's fourth and fifth months

Pictures from Erika's sixth through ninth months

Erika sitting in a small rocking chair
Who needs a rocking horse when you have a rocking chair? (44 weeks)
Erika kneeling in front of a cabinet
I love to pull things out of cabinets! (44 weeks)
Erika chewing on a mustard bottle
Whenever we open the refrigerator, Erika makes a beeline for the mustard bottle. We wonder what would happen if she ever got it open! (45 weeks)
Erika crawling in a moon bounce with other kids
Erika got to experience her first moon bounce when I requested a special babies-only session (causing much distress among the older children) at a La Leche League event. (45 weeks)
Erika drinking from a sippy cup
Erika engaging in one of her favorite playgroup activities -- stealing other children's sippy cups. Of course, they all steal hers, too. (46 weeks)
Erika chasing birds
Erika chasing birds while visiting a farm animal sanctuary. (48 weeks)
Erika holding a pinecone
On vacation in Utah (49 weeks)
Erika in Pooh costume
Erika's first halloween costume (51 weeks)