This is a draft written by Shannon and posted by her mom, Gretchen. Pictures by Shannon, added by Gretchen.

Apparently, babies need alone time too. Twice today, Emmie has been fussy and cranky and nothing I could do would help, so I put her down in her crib to see if she was tired. Both times, I could hear her laughing and quietly playing (at least until she fell asleep).

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