Welcome to the home of McKenna Paige Carpenter on the web. Here you will find the latest news, milestones, video and audio clips, and of course, pictures of the cutest girl on earth. This site is a project of love by her dad. All are welcome to peruse the site.

Zero birthday: 1-24-2001
Eye color: Dark blue-gray (became deep brown)
Hair color: light brown (currentlyred-auburn)
Length at birth: 19.75 inches
First time to stick out tongue (on purpose): 1-24-2001
First car ride (besides the ride home): 1-26-2001
First bath: 1-26-2001
First trip to Target: 1-26-2001
First time to lift her own head (try at least): 1-28-2001
First smile: 1-29-2001
First smell of roses: 1-30-2001
First trip to Home Depot: 1-30-2001
First time to sleep all night: 1-31-2001 (10PM to 6 AM)
First time to appreciate Kinkade Paintings: 1-31-2001
First time to roll from her back to her side (all by herself!): 2-3-2001
First doctor visit: 2-15-2001 (weight: 8 lbs. 14 oz. length: 21.5 inches)
First baby food: sweet potatoes 5/19/2001
First fever: 5/30/2001
Grew out of her first outfit: 2-4-2001
Cord fell off: 2-4-2001
4 month check up: 15 lbs 14 oz
Rolling easily from back to front (but not vice versa): 5/15/2001
Easily hold rattle or other toys without help: 5/10/2001
Consecutive months with a full night's sleep: 13 (not a joke...it's wonderful. Streak ended 5/3/2002)
6 month check up: 21 lbs
Crawled for the first time: 8-25-2001
Stood in bed the first time: 9-1-2001
Stood on her own without holding onto anything: 10-16-2001
Said first word "momma": 10-17-2001
Said second word "baby": 10-27-2001
Said third word "da da": 10-30-2001
Went to my first Wurstfest: 11-2-2001
Took first steps (3): 10-19-2001
Had my first birthday party: 1-26-2002
Got my first tooth: 4-8-2002
Began to distinguish colors: 4/27/2002 (blue and purple)
Began to distinguish body parts: 4/15/2002
First trip to the Wildseed Farms: 4/20/2002
I can do high fives now!! 4/1/2002
I climbed up on the furniture all by myself!! 4/15/2002
I can repeat almost anything you say 8/1/2002
I brushed my teeth all by myself! 8/11/2002
I got my very first kitty cat (Cheddar) 8/8/2002
 I got my big girl bed! (day bed) 8/29/2002
 I used my pacifier for the last time! 8/28/2002
 I had my first day of daycare! 9/3/2002
 I sat on my potty to pee for the first time! 9/25/2002
 I said "I love you" for the first time!  10/7/2002
I know 9 different colors! Blue, black, white, green, yellow, orange, brown, red, and pink!  11/1/2002
 I know how to spell my name!  11/15/2002
Went to the zoo for the first time! 11/17/2002
I got my very own slide! 1/24/2003
I can dress myself! 2/2/2003
I went to the zoo for the second time! 3/20/2003
I got my very own pet fish! 3/24/2003
I was on TV for the first time! 5/26/2003
I had my first swimming lesson 6/3/2003
First gymnastics class with Coach Winki 6/4/03
First day of preschool! 8/20/03
Kissed my first boy 9/25/03
I got my first twin bed 4/15/2004
I know how to use the words "actually" and "may I" appropriately in complete sentences. 5/21/2004
Second swimming class 7/05/04
Found out I am having a brother/sister. 9/07/04
Stung by my first bee...OUCH! (at Wurstfest) 11/07/04
Achieved perfect symmetry. I weighed in at 41.5 pounds and measured 41.5 inches in height 11/20/04
Can spell Mom and Dad without prompt (see the art gallery for proof) 12/05/04
Got my first hermit crabs as pets. Their names are Sebastian and Ella. 12/25/04
Told my mom and dad where babies come from (You eat a lot) 1/16/05
Gave myself a hair cut for the first time! (yikes!) 03/16/05
My first soccer game! I am on the team StarBlast (We tied the Rush 5-5) 03/19/05
My first trip to Seaworld! What a blast! 03/21/05
Made my first volcano out of paper mache 04/10/05
Became a big sister 05/12/05
Can do basic addition and subtraction up to 10 05/24/05
Ate my first shrimp and crab! 07/27/05
My first trip to the beach (Rockport) 07/27/05
Writing words in cursive and addition to the thousands! 01/15/06

 

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