0 days left. Mackenzie is in the house!

She's small but she packs a punch. She's miniPadilla.

May 21 , 2006
minipadilla v1.0 is closing. Col is taking over the helm as the Mommy Blogger of the new and more frequently updated minipadilla blog.


February 25, 2006
Mackenzie is crawling! Well not really. But she is rolling over - sort of- with Mom and Dad's help.

And here is a BIG UPDATE with lots of pictures taken the last couple months. Sorry for the delay, but we've been kinda busy.

* Mackenzie navy seal'n it.

February 5, 2006
Mackenzie playing with Mom. Fun.

* Mackenzie keeping her Mom busy.

December 23, 2005
Mackenzie reads The Night Before Christmas. And checking out her new onsie (thanks Jess).

* Mackenzie wonders what is a "kerchief".

December 13, 2005
Mackenzie rocks it retro style to the Beatles. And here is a big update with lots of pictures including Santa!

* Mackenzie bustin' some moves.

November 5, 2005
Mackenzie hit the pavement today, going for her first walk around the block. The fall foliage provided some great views, but she didn't get to see much since she slept the whole way. New pictures are also now up!

* Mackenzie hitting the road.

October 28, 2005
Mackenzie is a week old! She gained some weight, overcame slight jaundice (see blue light treatment left), and is feeding better every day. In honor of her blue glow, here is the song of the day.

* Mackenzie on Day 4.

October 23, 2005
We've made it home! Take a look at a bunch of our pictures. Mackenzie also makes her world premiere video music debut!

* Mackenzie on Day 3.

October 21, 2005
miniPadilla, now known as Mackenzie, arrived at 12:37 am. So much for the Nov 15th due date. She's 20" long and weighs 6 lbs. Mom is doing fine in spite of a short (4 hour labor, 17 minutes of pushing) but intense labor.

* Mackenzie on Day 1.

September 11, 2005
miniPadilla's nursery is almost complete. And just in time as we were literally showered with gifts at the miniPadilla baby shower today. miniPadilla says thanks!

* Col & miniPadilla in the nursery.

July 31, 2005
Col is practicing to be a mom. While Pip is in many ways the opposite of a baby (she's 19 yrs old and is prone to attacking us), she's the closest thing we have to one right now.

* Pip 19 yrs and then some.

June 30, 2005
miniPadilla is a she! Click here for a large pic of mini sucking her thumb.

Heart rate: 141 bpm
Weight: 14 oz.
Size: mini sized.

* miniPadilla 20 weeks 3 days.

June 17, 2005
miniPadilla is officially kicking this Friday night. Click here for the theme song.

* The above illustration should be used for metaphorical purposes only.

June 11, 2005
miniPadilla is getting big (but not that big). Col, at 18 weeks, is working her magic for the camera by popping her stomach out. Click here for large pic.

* Col sticking her stomach out at Valley Forge Park

June 2 , 2005
miniPadilla is working on her aerobic threshold - heart rate measured at 160 beats per minute.

*note: illustration not drawn to scale.

* miniPadilla heart rate: 160 bpm.

May 3, 2005
miniPadilla is taking shape. She may just be a peanut, but she's our peanut. Click here for large pic.

Length: 48mm

* miniPadilla 12 weeks

March 30, 2005
Sweet, petite, and light on it's feet. Click here for large pic.

Length: 8mm

* miniPadilla 7 weeks 1 day

March 22, 2005
Yolk sac. Yawn. Click here for large pic.

Length: Pending

* miniPadilla 5 weeks 6 days

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