Category: Baby Boy

Remembering the ‘baby bubble’

Something in our conversation startled me. I leaned back in my desk chair reflectively, like an old lady in a rocking chair thinking back on her life. “Of course. Mum-Mums,” I thought to myself. “Those awful, sticky, lighter-than-air baby cookies. They made such a…

Mommy Confession: My toddler embarrasses me in public

I mentioned in my last weekly re-cap that I’ve been having some rough times with the toddler. And, wow, yeah, I have. It sucks. I don’t know if it’s an early onset of the Terrible Twos, or if he’s cranky because he’s not feeling…

Astrology fun

So the new baby will be a Taurus — a lovely, um, bull. I did a little research, and it turns out that if astrology plays a part, the new baby is only highly-compatible with Darling Husband (a Scorpio). Me (Leo) and the Toddler (Gemini)?…

Pink or blue?

Today’s the day of our gender-reveal ultrasound! Squeeeeeeeeee! I’ll be posting the results here later on, as soon as I’ve notified all of the real-life peeps (grandparents, friends, Facebookers, etc.) OMG I am dying of suspense! I bet you are, too, right?

Hamburger or Turtle?!?!

My hospital ultrasound is this morning. Fellow Canadians know what I mean by that. By “hospital ultrasound” I mean “the actual medical ultrasound where they won’t tell you ANYTHING (like the sex of your baby) and will get PISSY if you dare ask them…

Clothes explosion

I promised myself I wouldn’t dig through the (THOUSANDS OF) crates of baby clothes stored in the empty nursery. I promised! I had decided, all rational-like, that there was no point until we knew the sex. So I was going to wait, and then…

Premonitions

Just like last time around, I am going absolutely positively NUTS waiting to find out the sex of this baby. I have a lot of respect for parents who don’t find out what they’re having. I’m pretty sure waiting 40 weeks would kill me….

"He’s a climber …"

How many times a day do I hear that phrase? And SAY that phrase??? Baby Boy is an unstoppable climber. He has always been very physical — moving, running, jumping, exploring — but the climbing is awful. When you are 13 months old, what,…

Interesting things I have learned from watching (too much) Treehouse TV

Chuggington is NOT the red train. He’s not even a train at all. I thought it was like Thomas, and the show was named after the one train in particular. But Chuggington is actually the name of the train STATION … I think. The…

One

One year ago today, Baby Boy was born.One year ago today, I became a mother.One year ago today, everything changed. It is hard to remember what life was like before him, but I know it wasn’t nearly as wonderful. Happy Birthday, my darling Baby…

Five awesome new things my 11-month-old just learned to do

Wave. He seemed to be a little late on the wave-train, but now he’s really gotten it. He waves at us. He waves when visitors leave. I’m really obsessive about making sure to always have the people wave back, so he gets the give-and-take nature…

Our baby in review: His Eleventh Month

Baby Boy turned 11 months on May 6, 2011, and that means we are mere WEEKS from the big one. Number one. ONE YEAR OLD. I can’t possibly be the mother of an almost-one-year-old. I’m still figuring crap out! Vital stats: Baby Boy was last weighed and measured…