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:

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16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. LauraJ
    Sep 16, 2007 @ 09:45:00

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

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  2. Allison
    Sep 16, 2007 @ 10:25:00

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

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  3. KathyR
    Sep 16, 2007 @ 10:27:00

    What a big girl!

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  4. Rachel...
    Sep 16, 2007 @ 12:27:00

    🙂

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  5. Shannon
    Sep 16, 2007 @ 14:59:00

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

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  6. Nicole P
    Sep 16, 2007 @ 15:06:00

    Sort of like a duck, Shannon… J – She’s sooooo freaking cute. Alberta – November – Ug.

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  7. Angewl
    Sep 16, 2007 @ 18:43:00

    She’s becoming a big kid! awww….Alberta in November? I hope you get a matching snowsuit to go with those boots.

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  8. blackbird
    Sep 16, 2007 @ 19:53:00

    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!”

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  9. type1emt
    Sep 16, 2007 @ 19:58:00

    she’s so sweet!

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  10. Fairly Odd Mother
    Sep 16, 2007 @ 20:51:00

    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).

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  11. Alex Elliot
    Sep 16, 2007 @ 21:18:00

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

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  12. Anonymous
    Sep 16, 2007 @ 22:08:00

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

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  13. Andrea
    Sep 17, 2007 @ 12:05:00

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

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  14. floreksa
    Sep 17, 2007 @ 12:06:00

    Look at her go!! That was so adorable.

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  15. sandy shoes
    Sep 18, 2007 @ 11:08:00

    …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… 😀

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  16. Josie
    Sep 19, 2007 @ 12:27:00

    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 🙂

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