Saturday 20 September 2008

Don't Blink, You'll Miss a Milestone

It has been a huge week for Owain. On Monday the 15th of Sept. he finally cut his first tooth. I had been closely monitoring the swollen gums on the bottom so imagine our shock when the tooth that actually cut through first was one on the top. Yesterday the bottom left popped though and today the bottom right showed itself. Poor kid, three teeth in one week! Also on Monday Owain took his first step. Since then he has been trying longer distances, he can do about three or four small steps unaided. He is also pointing to things and clapping and lots of waving now. The only downside of all this progress is the disruption of sleep. I didn't realize that learning to walk could make a baby not want to take a nap but there you go! He did the same when learning to crawl.

Wednesday 10 September 2008

Bad, bad birthday cake

A week and a day ago John turned 35. Let's just say it wasn't the best day ever. First, I tried to make a chocolate cake from scratch, which I did just two weeks before and it turned out ok but this time I must've been distracted or something because I forgot BAKING SODA. Oops. I went ahead and put candles in it even though something didn't seem quite right and then we tasted it. YUCK! That was Monday night before the big birthday. Tuesday morning John was getting ready for work and couldn't find his wallet. We searched the house from top to bottom and finally came to the conclusion that it must have gotten lost sometime during the weekend. I spent the day calling all the restaurants, bars, and shops we went to over the three-day weekend, no luck. While John was at work I had planned to buy some presents and cook lasagne for dinner. He got a compost bin and we ordered pizza :( 36 will be fantastic I promise!!!

Thankfully the wallet was found before we ordered a replacement Green Card. Owain had gotten a hold of it and wedged it down between the stereo speaker base and the tv stand. John only found it because he discovered Owain trying to stuff something else down there.
We got some great photos of Owain at the park swinging. And at the bottom is a video of Owain stuffing a golf ball in his mouth, good stuff!

If there are large spaces in between paragraphs or this post just looks messy in general its because I GIVE UP trying to make it look pretty. I am missing some sort of technological know how.