Saturday, December 30, 2006

Pants with a button only, please.

Now that Lizzie is born, I'm excited about ditching the pants with elastic in the waist for pants real people wear. Zipper, stretch, and even a button. Bring on pants with a button! For Christmas, I went shopping for real, genuine pants with a button. Here's what I found:

I'm just like real people.

Friday, December 29, 2006

Hugh Hefner Christmas

Annie got several great gifts for Christmas. You can read about the one of her gifts here. We didn't get a lot of great pictures over the last few days, but here she is modeling the robe she got, Hugh Hefner style.

Friday, December 22, 2006

Diaper Business

My family sees fit to keep Pampers in business. Not only are both girls still in diapers, Elizabeth has seen fit start the monster baby poos. In the course of one changing, she had
1. the original dirty diaper
2. the clean diaper that I meant to put on her that was also pooed on
3. the second clean diaper that caught still more poo and
4. the clean diaper I finally got on her.

By the time she was done it took a total of four diapers! I didn't even keep count of how many baby wipes we went through.

Monday, December 18, 2006

"My daughter the BF militant"

Went to Abigail's school Christmas concert (no "proper" Nativity this year Sad ). Each class did a little something followed by a song or 2. Anyway, Ab's class did a Nativity scene, with Ab as Mary ( Grin How proud was I?). A few mins into their bit Ab promptly lifted her dress & shoved baby Jesus up it. The script then wandered away from what they'd learnt & goes as follows....

Joseph: "What are you doing?"
Mary: "I'm feeding our baby"
Shepherd: "Have you got a bottle up there then?"
Mary: "Don't be silly he's having milk from my booby"
Joseph: "That's disgusting"
Mary: "No, that baby milk they have in Tescos is disgusting. My baby's having proper milk"
Shepherd: "What's a booby?"
Mary: "Those sticky out bits ladies have"
Shepherd: "They're not boobies, they're nipples"
Mary: "No they're not, they're boobies"
Joseph: "So why can't Jesus have milk from a bottle then?"
Mary: "Because I haven't got a breast pump with me - you forgot to put it on the donkey"
Shepherd: "Can't you ask the teacher for a bottle to feed Jesus with?"
Mary: "No because this is the best way to feed Jesus. Anyway bottles haven't been invented yet & even if they were I've just had a baby so if you think I'm faffing about round Tescos to buy baby milk when I make proper milk in my boobies you can think again"

I felt a teeny bit sorry for their class teacher - she did try her best to steer them back towards their proper lines but she was laughing so much she didn't really stand a chance. The line about Joseph forgetting the breast pump finished her off - she slid to the floor & couldn't get up for laughing....

This was posted by sejjie70 on the British message board Hunybeez. The original post is found here.

As a breastfeeding mom, I thought it was very funny.

Sunday, December 17, 2006

Baby Elizabeth Claire is Here!

Elizabeth Claire Schaad was born Friday, December 8 at 12:12pm. She weighed in at 8 lbs 14 oz and is 20 inches long. Labor only lasted for a total of 4 hours, with only 15 minutes of pushing. Everything went smoothly with no problems. After a short hospital visit we are all now home and settling in, just in time for Christmas!