Silent Sunday 26/06/2016

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Teething

Ahhhh teething… Of course it all started with that first drop of drool at nine weeks old.  That drop of drool then turned into the steady drip that soaked the neckline of the his t-shirt, making a bib the new must have outfit necessity. That steady drip then turned into the flowing river of drool that soaked EVERYTHING, bib or not!  Now that everything is soaked the inevitable fussy whine starts, which means J is teething in full force…  So, what does that really mean besides teeth are coming… EVERYTHING GETS SHOVED IN HIS MOUTH! It’s actually a little scary how everything within reach gets shoved in J’s mouth.  Nothing is too big, or too small, if he can grab it he can stuff it.  Things like my hand, my clothes, his toys of course, my iPhone, his blanket, the carpet, the sofa cushion, and my slippers! When my slippers were discovered in a… View Post

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Silent Sunday 19/06/2016

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Silent Sunday 12/06/2016

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Eight month old baby observations

I don’t even know what to say. Am I really 8-months postpartum, and my little baby eight months old? It’s all going too fast. I say it every time, and judging by the old women who accost me on the bus to tell me, “Cherish this time because it goes too fast,”  I will continue to say this every time. Forever. I just cannot believe it has been 8-months since I was pregnant.  Too fast… 1.  J is big – I need to get him weighed but the main thing I notice is how long he is – he is longer than babies older than him.. 2. He is a human wrecking ball.  Now that J is mobile he rolls into everything in his way. He is constantly up to no good. 3. He has figured out that screaming, fussing and whining will get him attention.  I am trying not to respond as much,… View Post

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