Saturday, 30 January 2010

just for the record


* Girl doing her liquid eyeliner on the tube. How? I can't manage it stationary! gracie sat up no wobbles about a minute today. 6:13 AM Aug 21st, 2009 from txt

* Downsides of motherhood so far: poo, lack of sleep. Upsides: baby, frequent cake. 7:44 AM Aug 17th, 2009 from txt

* Gracie getting good at reaching for toys she's dropped and picking up again. When i applaud she beams and looks proud. 6:34 AM Aug 17th, 2009 from txt

* Gracie had her first chip today! Am doing a bit of co-sleeping. Not getting any more kip but less stressed at repeated waking. 8:28 AM Aug 15th, 2009 from txt

* Gracie has started to flap her arms in the last few days. She is very nearly sitting up. Sleeping dire. 3:36 AM Aug 13th, 2009 from txt

* Gracie awake from 12.50am to 3.30am, then again at 5.30am til 7am. *sob* 6:21 AM Aug 7th, 2009 from web

* The moon (full?) looked incredible at quarter past one this morning. Such bright light and few tiny clouds. 3:41 AM Aug 6th, 2009 from txt

* stupid, stupid to hope. one of worst nights last night. begged for mercy at 5am and swapped roles with husband. argh. 5:32 AM Aug 4th, 2009 from web

* Gracie slept soundly from 9ish to 6.30ish with just one feed at 2am. dare i hope? 1:38 AM Aug 3rd, 2009 from txt

* just booed my eyes out at the Gavin and Stacy episode where Nessa has the baby. also cried today at baby singing class. hormones, anyone? 1:00 PM Jul 31st, 2009 from web

* G up from 3.45am to 5.20am this morning. WHAT AM I DOING WRONG? !!!!!!! 4:27 AM Jul 30th, 2009 from web

* Got caught in the rain,now sky perfectly blue.Trying again w. avocado mush today. Not keen yest. Carrots so-so. Cauliflower: definite uh-uh. 4:26 AM Jul 30th, 2009 from web

* I may be shattered but today the sun is out and gracie is napping after a free massage class. Life feels good. 3:31 AM Jul 30th, 2009 from txt

* Gracie enjoys rubbing noses Eskimo style. Has forgotten how to roll from front to back. 10:50 AM Jul 28th, 2009 from txt

* Gracie can now hold onto a fave toy (red bird) tight enough to shake it and make it tweet by herself. She also sucks her own toes now. 10:48 AM Jul 28th, 2009 from txt

* Gracie loves it if u flap a large piece of material a few inches away from her so it creates a breeze. Best smiles. 10:46 AM Jul 28th, 2009 from txt

* Gracie's intro to cauliflower not a success. First thing she's refused tho! 10:45 AM Jul 28th, 2009 from txt

* so tired. g having nap after grisly hour. do I have lunch or nap? so tired. 4:39 AM Jul 28th, 2009 from web

* Fairly decent night last night! I went to bed at 8.40pm (that's right) and up at 5.45am. Only one feed in between. HALLELUJAH. 12:54 AM Jul 17th, 2009 from web

* Just gave G baby rice after feed again. This time she polished it all off and looked for more! No going back now methinks. 10:48 AM Jul 15th, 2009 from web

* Just took 45 mins to get G to nap...for 45 mins. I then ate half a pack of biscuits. Think the two are related? 10:28 AM Jul 15th, 2009 from web

* just taken 2 hours to get G to sleep for the night. so tired. 1:17 PM Jul 14th, 2009 from web

* Gracie dressed from head to toe in pink today. 'Boy, is it?' says man in lift... 10:35 AM Jul 10th, 2009 from txt

* Baby gym class surprisingly good. inspired gracie to do her v first roll from back to front, straight after the class! Am proud. 9:24 AM Jul 3rd, 2009 from txt

* Off to 'baby gym' organised by a friend. Does this mean gracie will get more defined abs? 6:01 AM Jul 3rd, 2009 from txt

* Watching murray and Troicki. Gracie wriggling on floor, she's found her own feet and grabs them. Lunch out with a's mum earlier. 11:12 AM Jun 27th, 2009 from txt

* G is snoring. SO like her father. 9:50 AM Jun 26th, 2009 from web

* Heart-warming moment of the day: holding my face close to G while she explores my mouth and nose and cheeks with her chubby hands. 7:25 AM Jun 26th, 2009 from web

* G has had 3 jabs today. keeping watch. dosing up with Calpol. her sleeping is dreadful at the mo, she seems fine but we are pale over here! 7:19 AM Jun 26th, 2009 from web

* @morecheerful yes I think teething. apparently can be 3 months before first tooth actually appears though! she's 4 months old today :) 7:42 AM Jun 25th, 2009 from web in reply to morecheerful

* It wasn't a long nap. Don't know how to make them longer! Am going to start expressing milk today, been putting it off for ages. 5:21 AM Jun 24th, 2009 from txt

* Hoping G has long nap, I'm shattered. 4:45 AM Jun 24th, 2009 from web

* Little G is dribbling for England, trying to gnaw her hand off and growling like a dog. surely too early for teethng?! 9:27 AM Jun 17th, 2009 from txt

* Ducks Walk, Richmond. Dogs,prams,bikes. Squashed stag beetle,honeysuckle. Man asking directions. G asleep with undone sleepsuit. 5:03 AM Jun 15th, 2009 from txt

* littleG just rolled from front to back, twice! Hooray! 5:54 AM Jun 9th, 2009 from web

* @morecheerful just seen yr comment on flickr - yes bib washes in machine no problem at all! It's my favourite one for lots of reasons :) 10:34 AM Jun 7th, 2009 from web in reply to morecheerful

* watching littleG groove on to The Animals: Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood. 7:46 AM Jun 5th, 2009 from web

* @tobych yes I sometimes use a sling. G doesn't like the lovely hippy one I bought! but loves the baby bjorn I was lent by a neighbour. 10:40 AM Jun 4th, 2009 from web in reply to tobych

* trying to time bedtime well tonight. here's hoping for less than 3 feeds and no settling in between. sleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep, baby, sleeep. 12:16 PM May 31st, 2009 from web

* Feel luckiest ever.walking river path with sleepy G to meet mum & sister. Warm sunny day. Am happy :) 1:45 AM May 29th, 2009 from txt

* watching over littleG carefully; she had her2nd lot of jabs today.She was a trooper. She now weighs almost 14lb,still hovering 75th centile. 8:13 AM May 28th, 2009 from web

* about to eat the finest of curries. I hope. Mild of course, for littleG's sake... 9:03 AM May 16th, 2009 from web

* filled pasta with Jamie Oliver sauce for dinner. yum. my job to do washing up afterwards. Adrian's turn to put littleG to bed 11:13 AM May 15th, 2009 from web

* must celebrate daughter's first ever laughter today :) amazing 10:55 AM May 15th, 2009 from web

* hoping I'll be up less than 5 times tonight 10:55 AM May 15th, 2009 from web

* insomnia and more threatening mastitis. that's all I'm saying. 9:02 AM May 8th, 2009 from web

* wondering how come littleG can go 5 hours without food some mornings, but not at night... 5:46 AM May 6th, 2009 from web

* when will my daughter ever sleep? i am so tired 10:51 AM May 5th, 2009 from web

* Why do people only phone when little G has just gone down for a nap? 6:22 AM May 3rd, 2009 from web

* listening in on the baby monitor to those sleepy snuffles. wondering if I can fit in a quick bowl of Superfoods Muesli before littleG wakes 1:59 AM Apr 22nd, 2009 from web

* watching littleG stuff her right fist into her mouth. every now and then she puts her fingers too far in and makes a choking noise. 3:22 AM Apr 21st, 2009 from web

* hoping tesco delivery will wait til littleG has finished her feed before they arrive. otherwise they will be greeted by a large white boob. 2:46 AM Apr 21st, 2009 from web

* admiring daffs now in full bloom, smiling at thought of 5 babies in my living room this afternoon, listening to Adrian pottering in kitchen 11:40 AM Apr 20th, 2009 from web

* thinking that twitter highlights what a mundane existence I lead. thank goodness for littleG's smiles 3:19 AM Apr 20th, 2009 from web

* resorting to The Hut for dinner tonight, playing with small daughter, admiring cleaner if not clean house 11:04 AM Apr 19th, 2009 from web

* feeling happy that Adrian's doing the nappy *evil laugh* 8:41 AM Apr 19th, 2009 from web

* fighting off a cold, cleaning the house, listening to littleG filling nappy, staring at daffodills, 8:31 AM Apr 19th, 2009 from web

* oh dear, there is grunting 4:07 AM Apr 19th, 2009 from web

* hoping I can get to the end of this cuppa before littleG wakes up 4:05 AM Apr 19th, 2009 from web

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