Archive for November, 2013

Thumper’s Eighth Month

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

It’s true… my little Thumper is eight months old!  I just turned around, and it happened. This has been a big month – crawling, eating veggies and fruit, pulling himself up on furniture. All while maintaining a level of cute that is astronomically high. Eight months has sure gone by in the blink of an […]

What Goes Up…

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Thumper is enjoying the ability to pull himself up on furniture.   What he hasn’t quite figured out is how to get down.  Right now, he does a descent called “a sudden fall” and usually involves a few cries of shock. He’ll get it figured out. And in my first day of “get stuff cleaned […]


Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Does it seem to anyone else that we are very suddenly running out of time in this calendar year? I am marking time staring into this little boy’s eyes…   … but all around me is a whirlwind of activity and hype and crazy and SCREAMING CHILDREN. And Rerun’s constant refrain of “Mom!  Mom!  Mom! […]

Bedtime Stories

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Each of the kids has had their own special first bedtime book. For Ane, it was Goodnight, Moon. For Tad, it was The Going To Bed Book. For Rerun, it was Night-Night, Little Pookie. And I chose for Thumper… something very appropriate.  Goodnight, Thumper. He did enjoy the story. And like all the kids, he […]