Friday, July 6, 2007

What I Got, Mama?

by Amanda at Tumble Dry
Posted on July 4, 2007


Today is the 4th of July, which means that I have been actively playing the role of mom for close to three years, more if you include the following-every-rule-and-heeding-every-piece-of advice-received-from-strangers-and-read-in-magazines 40 weeks of pregnancy. I am not ashamed to admit that some of the more subtle cues offered by Briar were lost on me,

"She's a little night owl, just doesn't want to go to bed until 11." This said cheerfully after she writhed in our arms howling beginning at seven each night and ending as she passed out from exhaustion four hours later.

Neither of us really understood what she was saying until she was nearly two, now her sister at one declares, "Poop" and "diaper" with perfect clarity. "Wow! So much better at communicating." This from Briar about us. Read more...

2 comments:

AmandaD said...

That was some good, ahem, perhaps I shouldn't use the word, poop.

Deighted to have made an appearance on your wonderful blog!

Post Collector said...

Glad you're glad! :)