Sunday, August 29, 2010

Baby Rant #1

Ok, I realize that sometimes it is difficult to identify the gender of an infant. Ashlyn has been called a boy more times than I can count on two hands, and sometimes a person will call her a boy even AFTER I have politely corrected them. I find this a little ironic considering Ashlyn's car seat and stroller are PINK and 95% of the time, I have her dressed in pink or purple. Ok, I will politely dismiss this mistake, just figuring and assuming that the person is color blind (I will give them the benefit of the doubt that they cannot see the PINK).

Here is the thing, calling her a boy is one thing, but people have called her an IT. Really?! An IT? Come on. Unacceptable. Uncalled for. I wonder what my facial expression looks like when someone calls her an IT. This has happened multiple times.

And, the latest of the baby gender comments...someone called her a LITTLE HUMAN. I am not sure how I feel about this comment yet, but maybe baby, or baby girl, or infant would be a better fit.

Here is a picture of Ashlyn in her PINK car seat, not to be confused with blue. I know it is difficult to see her cute little, flower sun suit, but then, let's use process of elimination...not a blue car seat, it is PINK so my guess is that the baby is a GIRL. Ding, ding, ding, you are right!

Rant #1 is over.
I am not sure if there will be subsequent rants about other infant things, but I labeled it Rant #1 just in case there are more to come...

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Completely Random #1

*Ambria got upset with Mariah the other day and called her a "diaper head."
*There are hundreds of grasshoppers around and on our house, I feel like it is the plague of the grasshoppers (ironic that I am reading through Exodus right now).
*Oreo Cakesters are amazing, both the vanilla and the chocolate.
*Ashlyn likes to stare at the stripes on our couch and she coos at them like they are her friends.
*I have taken almost 10,000 pictures with my current camera.
*I am pumped that the library rents movies 5 for $1.00.
*My favorite hair mousse is almost gone and Walmart was sold out.
*I wash my feet at least three times a day.
*Cake Boss has become one of my favorite tv shows, but Jerry won't watch it with me.

Ok, that is all for now.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

It's Not Deep

So, the name of my blog is Sticks and Stones. Remember the childhood saying, "sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me?"

For me, that is false and false.

First, I have never had a stick or a stone break one of my bones.

Second, words DO hurt! I care way too much about what people think and say. I really need to work on this, but man, is it hard!

Knots, knots, knots.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

I Have Neglected You

Dear Blog:
It is true that diapers, bottles, three little girls, and a busy summer have gotten in the way of our relationship. I will try to be a better blogger from now on...