Categories
family

A week of firsts.

Baby’s First Header off the Bed: Monday “Did you get dropped on your head when you were a baby?” “As a matter of fact, I did.” Poor Theo. I stupidly, carelessly, recklessly set Theo up on the twin bed in his room as I stood next to him and selected his clothes from the dresser. […]

Categories
family

A Snack on the Couch with Mommy

Today, Theo and I went to Costco, and on the way home he fell asleep. Fifteen minutes into his nap, we were home. I tried to quietly transfer him in his car seat into the house without waking him. When my key entered the lock on the front door, his eyes popped open. Oh, well. […]

Categories
family

Four Little Videos

Now for something more light-hearted. Four little videos of Theo. Daddy Vlady has generously donated his ski cap to baby Theo, and has found a creative substitute for himself. January 8, 2011. Theo wakes up from a nap on Mommy. January 17, 2011. Theo laughs until he is exhausted. January 21, 2011. Two short videos […]

Categories
family

It Just Gets Better

If I had to be honest, I would say that when I first agreed to have a baby with my husband, I was somewhat ambivalent about the prospect. Earlier in my life, I was gung-ho about the idea of child-rearing, but as I got older I grew less interested in becoming “tied down” with a […]

Categories
family

Ya Ya Ya

Ya Ya Ya Theo’s graduated from long outbursts of vowel sounds to a sort of babbling in the past two weeks. I finally managed to catch some video. He does it in shorts bursts and tends to get distracted when cameras come out. Bottle Grabbing Last night, Theo showed us a new skill. He is […]