Tag Archives: development

Grateful

Life is so good sometimes.  Thanksgiving was lovely, and Beauty even went down for a nap at my uncle’s house.  (Admittedly it took Hero about half an hour of snuggling to make that happen, but I was so glad she … Continue reading

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Beauty Update

A few assorted Beauty-related tidbits: People saying “yay!” and applauding is terrifying.  I’m not sure why it’s this specific thing – she’s fine with applause in general, and with loud noises, but even the softest of cheers at the end … Continue reading

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‘Tatoes!

Every Sunday Hero takes Beauty out for breakfast.  She’s always enjoyed it, but lately her ability to express that enjoyment has been growing by leaps and bounds. Hero typically orders pancakes for the baby, and an omelette with breakfast potatoes … Continue reading

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Setting my Sights

Guess I haven’t posted in a while.  Huh. I’ve actually been quite busy.  You see, I came up with an Idea.  And it has kept me busy. The Idea is this: I meet certain goals I have set for myself, … Continue reading

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First Birthday

Beauty is one year old today.  Hero is out of town today, so we celebrated last night, with all the family on both sides.  I had hoped to keep it simple and non-threatening, and we did okay, but there’s a … Continue reading

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Sleep, Wonderful Sleep

So last Thursday evening we took the plunge and moved Beauty’s into her own room and dropping the 3 am feeding.  And the first night was fairly rough, because she didn’t like it one bit.  (Can’t say I blame her.) … Continue reading

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Nine Month Check-In

Beauty had her nine-month Well Baby Visit yesterday.  (My family called them “Well Baby Visits” until we were past 18 and ready for another doctor.  Actually, we still call them that privately, but receptionists look at you funny if you … Continue reading

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Bathtime

Last night we gave Beauty a bath, which is remarkable only because we haven’t for months.  When she was a very little baby she hated baths with a terrible hate, so after a couple of tried we gave up and … Continue reading

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TOOOOOOOTH

So The Ick has spread and now Hero and Beauty both have it.  Fortunately it’s a short-lived Ick so I’m recovered, which is good because it’s very pesty when we’re all sick.  But Hero is working from home today, and … Continue reading

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Separate

Apparently I have a very strong-minded baby. I knew this, actually – Beauty gets very indignant about various activities, mostly involving people who are Not Parents.  But it’s currently making CBS very stressful. CBS, for those not in the know, … Continue reading

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