The Last Year By Threes



Instead of doing long drawn out posts on some of these, I thought I'd just give a few snapshots:

Three People I Get Advice From
- My mom
- My good friend at work
- The internet

Three Ways I've Changed for the Good
- I've become more patient (although I'm sure some would argue)
- I've learned to prioritize better
- I have more fun

Three Ways I've Changed for the... not so Good
- I consume way too much caffeeine
- I am perpetually behind at laundry and housework
- I leave work at the end of the contract day; I take stuff home but it makes it hard for kids to make tests and things up

Three Places We Buy Kids Things From
- Target
- Amazon
- Babies-R-Us

Three Things I'll Miss About the Baby Years
- Fat chubby rolls 
- Footie pajamas
- Baby cuddles

Three Things I Won't Miss About the Baby Years
- Sleep issues (am I jinxing myself?)
- Baby food (purees are so boring and gross)
- Physical therapy and frequent pediatrician check ups

Three Things I Look Forward to in the Next Year
- Seeing him walk
- Hearing him talk (what the heck is he thinking?)
- Watching him eat fun things like ice cream and cupcakes

Three Things I'm Proud Of
- Not rushing him to the doctor for every little thing 
- Sticking out breastfeeding
- Keeping my shit together when things got rough (...at least in front of people)

Three Things I Wished I Had Done Differently
- Been less worrisome about him rolling over as a newborn and not let him sleep in his swing
- Not have worried obsessively about my supply- formula is fine
- Used the Baby Ergo more

Three Things He Does That Crack Me Up
- He now mimics me when I shake my hand and say "no barking in the house" at the dogs; now it's our "thing" and we do it whenever they bark
- Sings and dances (like when he did in the middle of Party City today and made everyone else laugh)
- When he puts his head down and pretends to sleep when we say "night night" 


10 comments:

  1. I so miss the baby cuddles. Enjoy them while they last!!

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  2. Awww.... I loved reading this post. What a great way to share stuff with your readers. I love when little kids get into singing and dancing. So cute!

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  3. Enjoy it! I miss those fat ankles legs. The day i discovered my daughter had ankles I cried. Now they are both teenagers.

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    1. Awwww! I always marvel at the lack of "knees" he has (I know he has knee joints and all, but they're just so funny looking as a baby).

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  4. Love this post. I may just borrow it's premise (with full credit of course!). And footie pyjamas don't have to go anywhere! They make them up to like size 5T now. Although, I have to say, big boy pyjamas ( separate top and bottom ones) are super cute on little toddlers!

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    1. Go for it! And that is true.... there are adult ones after all, haha

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  5. Great post! My daughter still wears footie pajamas at age 2 so you don't have to give those up if you don't want to.

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