Wednesday, May 10, 2006

They Grow Up So Fast

Yesterday Spudly managed two remarkable things:

1. He is now over his birthweight. 4050 grams to be precise. The nurse reckons whatever we're doing we should continue with as its working a treat. Oh, except for the devouring of an entire block of chocolate on my own. As we discovered this morning, this leads to explosive and copious amounts of poo. Everywhere.

2. He rolled over by himself. He can't quite work out how to get back once he's on his tummy, but I'm amazed that he can get himself there in the first place. He just lies there, all scrinched up, rocking back and forth like he's trying to work out this crawling thing. Or maybe he's thinking "calm blue ocean...calm blue ocean".

Actually, come to think of it, he managed more than two remarkable things yesterday. He also had a bath without screaming. In fact, he seemed to really enjoy it. He also slept for three hours in the middle of the day. In his bed. On his own. Three hours. Sigh...

How d'you like his battle helmet hat? His great-grandma knitted it for him, along with a lovely matching 1950's style "pram set" that needs one of those enormous 19th century prams to go with it. Totally impractical but I love it for its kitsch value.

12 comments:

  1. So cute, that pic is adorable..

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  2. I STILL can't believe you have a real live baby! For REAL!! Wow... I don't know when my feeling of disbelief will fade...

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  3. His hat looks so cute on him.

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  4. Cherice4:59 pm

    Awwww. Soooo cute - the pic not the explosive poos :D

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  5. It's creeping me out how much he looks like you. Fortunately, you're adorable too.

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  6. holy crap! he rolled over! my kid just stares at the Q-tips box and coos. Go you!

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  7. He is magnificant girl!!!

    I adore the blue. I think it looks beautiful!

    Sounds like you two had a good day...happy bath, long nap, lots of chocolate. Good for you!

    love,
    Lumi

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  8. I'm loving that battle helmet. Our poor guy had the what we called "The Tea Cozy." Bless those well meaning knitters, eh?

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  9. that is one serious helmet hat. granny needs to knit him a balaclava for the winter months (do you have those down there, panda??)

    congrats on the baby! I am 13 weeks gone with number 2 myself.

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  10. Wow, what an ubercutie! Sounds like you have a real sweetie on your hands - congrats!

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  11. holy crap! he rolled over! my kid just stares at the Q-tips box and coos. Go you!

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  12. His hat looks so cute on him.

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