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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #60 on: May 21, 2012, 11:05:49 am »
That's an amazing bit of camera work!  :showoff:
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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #61 on: May 21, 2012, 11:36:13 am »
Is it smart to post that picture where Siege can see it?
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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #62 on: May 21, 2012, 11:38:50 am »
She is too old and fat for him anyway.
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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #63 on: May 21, 2012, 02:50:50 pm »
Grats SBR :)

Looks like some happy kids, Berkut :)

Great thread BB :cheers:

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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #64 on: May 21, 2012, 03:05:36 pm »
My oldest daughter went to her junior prom last Friday....but I will NOT be posting any pictures here  :P

Kids are great...enjoy them while they are young....soon they start to talk back, say things like 'no'...or worse  :cry:

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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #65 on: May 21, 2012, 05:41:50 pm »
It's the same with pictures and videos.
My brother has like 1000 pictures of the first three months of his first kid's life.
You'd be hard pressed to find more than a handful for his second kid.

It's all good as long as your baby home videos aren't like this:

http://shine.yahoo.com/parenting/worst-parent-week-dad-puts-toddler-washing-machine-183500809.html
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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #66 on: May 21, 2012, 11:09:11 pm »
My oldest daughter went to her junior prom last Friday....but I will NOT be posting any pictures here  :P

Kids are great...enjoy them while they are young....soon they start to talk back, say things like 'no'...or worse  :cry:

My kid was saying "No!" at 18 months.  When he is in a certain mood it doesn't matter what you're offering:

"Timothy, would you like a sucker?"

"No!"

*then show him the sucker and watch him race towards it*




As for obnoxious smug parenting stories... I went through the crawlspace storage looking for some packed-up baby clothes.  I didn't find the clothes, but I found something better.

Teddy.  My teddy.  Hand-made by my mommy back in '75.  Sure, he has mid-70s diaper-pins holding his arms on, and a couple of holes he is slowly losing stuffing out of.  But Baby Number 2 is definitely getting Teddy.  Or rather, excuse me, Ted. E. Bear, to give him his proper name. :wub:  I don't care if baby just chews on him, spits up on him, or whatever - it is what Ted E. Bear would want.

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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #67 on: May 22, 2012, 12:31:57 pm »
My baby is all grown up and has started climbing everything.

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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #68 on: May 22, 2012, 08:58:08 pm »
The twins like Zeppelin's No Quarter.

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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #69 on: May 24, 2012, 09:31:30 am »
A not-so-smug story:

Little Tim has been getting up earlier and earlier each day.  Today it was 6am.  That's manageable during the week (I was already up), but is going to be intolerable on the weekend.  Any advice on how to get him to sleep just a little bit longer?

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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #70 on: May 24, 2012, 09:33:14 am »
A not-so-smug story:

Little Tim has been getting up earlier and earlier each day.  Today it was 6am.  That's manageable during the week (I was already up), but is going to be intolerable on the weekend.  Any advice on how to get him to sleep just a little bit longer?

Benadryl?  ;)

But seriously - no idea. Wish I did!
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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #71 on: May 24, 2012, 09:35:57 am »
Check to see how much light is being let in at the window. The Sun: nature's damned alarm clock.

As soon as the sunbeam hits him, he'll be up.
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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #72 on: May 24, 2012, 09:55:03 am »
Check to see how much light is being let in at the window. The Sun: nature's damned alarm clock.

As soon as the sunbeam hits him, he'll be up.

In addition to the venetian blinds, we have a couple of sheets draped over his window to make it dark.  It is dark, but not pitch black.  I should give it another try.  Edmonton isn't as far north as Yukon and the perpetual light you'd get this time of year, but it is pretty far north, and the sun is supposed to rise at 5:18 tomorrow.

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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #73 on: May 24, 2012, 11:30:01 am »
Why so late?!?
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Re: Barrister's obnoxious thread full of smug parenting stories
« Reply #74 on: May 24, 2012, 10:10:49 pm »