Archive for May, 2006

Sunday, May 28th, 2006

reality check

the honeymoon…er, babymoon…is now officially over. Dave went back to work last week, after taking Oscar’s first two weeks at home off so we could figure some of this parenting stuff out together. this practice period, which was apparently not thunk up by us, is officially known in cutesy parenting magazines and msn articles as […]

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Thursday, May 18th, 2006

the little prince

today was supposed to be Oscar’s birthday…but the early bird is almost four weeks old. and he’s becoming more and more a little person every day. he’s awake more, and he peers about blearily, taking in the world. he’s a content, watchful little creature, round, downy-fuzz head on a sausage roll of swaddling. when he […]

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Monday, May 15th, 2006

cribcast episode 2 – the agony and the ecstasy

our Mother’s Day conversation on birth – many thanks to the two Tracys and to Georgia for their time and their honesty…and to all moms for what they go through to get us here. :) Here is the audio from cribcast 2

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Thursday, May 11th, 2006

return of the cribcast

to all who have given birth, been given birth to, or been present for the entry of a new person into the world…an invite. we’re getting back in the webcasting saddle (ouch!) for Mother’s Day. Sunday, May 14th, at 7pm Atlantic time (6pm EST, 10pm GST). topic – birth. labour, becoming a parent, the whole […]

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Wednesday, May 10th, 2006

look ma, no hands

thirty-six hours ago, as the sun was coming up on yesterday and Oscar was burbling on my shoulder, i started a post. i have just now found time to return to the computer – me, who has for years considered herself congenitally unable to go more than three waking hours without checking email. apparently, in […]

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Friday, May 5th, 2006

drum roll, please…

Oscar is coming home. tonight. :) being sprung from chez hospital has come as a bit of a surprise, since no noises about homecoming had even been made at all until last evening. the boy, however, has been coming along like a house afire, eating with gusto (he has discovered his inner Cormier, i believe) […]

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Monday, May 1st, 2006

after my bath

forgive me – i am now about to become one of those parents lamented, scorned, and laughed at by…well, everyone. or at least everyone without children of diapering age. i am posting about poop. and Oscar just christened me. everything seems like a bit of a tragicomedy to me these days. we’re still in the […]

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