the Paladinos

Jump, Jump, Jump

Sunday, March 1, 2009 by Leslie Paladino

Apparently Gabby had some bottled up energy this evening and it all came out in at least a 30 minute jumping session on our bed.  She's watching herself in the mirror and yes she gets close to the edge but don't worry, she's in complete control (uh, or just lucky she didn't fall off). 

In the first video she is singing a song from her new video which is a live Christian children's concert.  Thanks Aunt Patty!  These have definitely replaced the Lady Bugs video.  She's saying "turn around, turn around" at first and then launches into her version of "jump, jump, jump into the light, light, light, run, run, run from the dark, dark night."  And yes, she does end with a "poopee" which is not on her video.

In the second video she is doing a little faith healing that we've been practicing at home.  Just kidding.  We're not sure where she got her moves but she's definitely passionate about it. 

Gabby's 2nd Birthday

Sunday, March 1, 2009 by Michael Paladino

Last weekend we celebrated Gabby's 2nd birthday.  Can you believe our baby is 2!  She might have been a little overwhelmed with everything but had a good time.  The theme was cupcakes this year and she got to pick out her chocolate one with blue icing.  She was much less hesitant about eating it this year instead of just picking at it like last year.  Thank you to everyone for all of her wonderful presents.  They are still keeping her very entertained.

A picture from last year just to see how much she's grown.  Who is this little girl?

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Papa Dino showing her how to get messy.  His mustache was stained pink for the rest of the day. 


Sitting on her new potty chair.  This is pretty much the last time she sat on it so we're not getting our hopes up for quick potty training.
Potty chair 

Helping clean up with her new big girl vacuum.

Okay, so I had to show off a little here.  These are cupcake bites that I made for everyone to take home. 
Cupcake bites