Sunday, September 16, 2007

Resuming Normalcy

My in-laws have gone back to Canada. We won't see them until November 08, when TCBIM's brother gets married. November. In northern Alberta. I think I'll be wearing these to the wedding:


The girls are freaking out because the all-singing, all-dancing grandparent party has left and they only have boring old mama now. It's been Cranky City over here at Casa Bedhead. TCBIM and I are fighting over running errands - "I'll go get milk." "No, really, let me, I don't mind." just to get out of the house for five minutes to get away from the incessant whining.


On Friday, The Bug was still cruising the furniture, only taking the odd step now and then, and usually thumping her little butt to the floor once she realized she wasn't holding anything. Saturday? This:

16 comments:

LauraJ said...

hooray!! big big big grin, that was sweet!

Allison said...

Oh. My. God. That was awesome! G-d she's so cute!!

KathyR said...

What a big girl!

Rachel... said...

:)

Shannon said...

She is adorable. I love the way babies look during those first steps.

Nicole P said...

Sort of like a duck, Shannon...

J - She's sooooo freaking cute.

Alberta - November - Ug.

Angewl said...

She's becoming a big kid! awww....

Alberta in November? I hope you get a matching snowsuit to go with those boots.

blackbird said...

I love the consciousness of her first steps - and that you managed to video tape it...at first I was going to say:
You've got too much furniture!"

type1emt said...

she's so sweet!

Fairly Odd Mother said...

Too cute!!!! She looks so proud of herself! (my MIL leaves next week and I'm sure the kids will be soooo bored with me immediately).

Alex Elliot said...

Can she give my younger some tips? Still no interest.

Anonymous said...

That video was precious. Thanks for sharing a spectacular few moments in your daughter's life.

Ellen

Andrea said...

Didn't you just have that baby? And she's walking??? How awesome!

floreksa said...

Look at her go!! That was so adorable.

sandy shoes said...

...and she's off! Cute cute cute.

Alberta in November. You should dress like Captain Kirk and Dr. McCoy in the dilithium mines of Rura Penthe.

Um, ok. I'll be going now...
:D

Josie said...

She is absolutely adorable!!
Makes my ovaries ache a little.

Alberta in November!?! Darlin, come see me in Ontario - Southern Ontario - no need for mitts or scarves yet :)