Sunday, March 8, 2009

Ups and Downs

While every week has its ups and downs, this past week seemed to have a few more of those dreaded downs. On Wednesday our computer crashed which meant, no checking emails, blogs, or my GoogleAds account balance;). On Thursday, an oil-like substance started oozing from the clutch pedal on David's car. On Friday, while trying to remedy both of the above-mentioned issues, I managed to get a fresh shirt on only to have it covered in baby puke ("spit up" is far too delicate a name for it) just moments later. This is AFTER cleaning up the damage, and Caleb certainly wasn't too bothered by the situation.

I'm happy to report that all of those issues are now resolved (computer is working, clutch is fixed, shirt is laundered) and I can focus on the abundant 'ups' that being a parent brings. Here are a few:

*I'm not sure how he does it, but Caleb prefers to sleep with his hands suspended in mid-air. So if I peek in mid-nap, this is the site I frequently see:

*I tried sitting Caleb in his Bumbo for the first time the other day to see how he would like it. He was like a little old man kickin' it in his favorite chair. Please note that he is NOT wearing PJ's in one of these pictures:)


*Caleb and I were playing on the floor one evening waiting for David to get home from the hospital when I noticed the rays from the setting sun glistening majestically in his awesome hair. With 'ups' like these, it's tough to linger on the 'downs.'


PS-When our computer crashed, I lost all of my "favorites" so I don't have any links to private blogs anymore. If you have one and I'm still invited, will you please email me your links (ludlowjenny at gmail dot com) or leave them as a comment?


17 comments:

Nellie said...

Oooh -- I'm first, too!?

Sadie's fabulous Bing experience absolutely contributed to her outstanding attitude and grades -- and she still calls you "teacher Jenny."

I LOVE the skunk shirt and the awesome hair. Such a cute little guy!

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Kerri said...

So glad to hear the ups are headed back your way. We can't wait for you to come!!

Nicole said...

Caleb is so cute... I LOVB the hair! We are excited to see you guys soon! Here is our blog address...jnaustin.blogspot.com...
let me know if you can still get in!

jeaner29 said...

Welcome to mommyhood with its many, many ups and downs. :) I couldn't find a very good way to keep track of my friends' blogs under favorites (for the same reason of crashing computer--our PC is 7 yrs old), so that's why I added them to my blog. Although, I did discover Firefox foxmarks--its syncs all your bookmarks from all computers and keeps them saved through crashes.... To be honest, I don't know how I even did it, but I did, after my most recent crash & recovery last October. Anyway, Caleb is adorable!!! His hair is soo great!

jeaner29 said...

P.S. farnfam.blogspot.com

MariLouise said...

Can't I just wait and give it to you in person?? (Excitement! Excitement!) It's www dot harrowingtales dot blogspot dot com.

Krystal Trapnell said...

What's wrong with pj's? They are the most comfortable way to spend the day. :) Glad you're hanging in there and taking advantage of all the fried food (oh, the salads, too). I'm floridabuckeyes dot blogspot.

JamiLeigh said...

Caleb has the best hair!

Carol and Tyler said...

love the photos

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Brittany Wagner said...

I am glad to hear your week ended with some ups!! Kids sure make the downs a whole lot brighter :)

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nevadanista said...

When it rains it pours, right? And then babies go and complicate things by puking on you, having to be fed AGAIN, and stuff like that - hahaha.

That is some awesome hair alright! :)

Lisa Curtis said...

Oh my gosh!! That kid has some serious awesome hair!!
Too cute!!
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Paul and Kristina said...

Dallin had hair just like Caleb when he was little it had a tint of red in it too. I love his hair it is so cute. I am bummed that you were here in Reno while I was in Utah. It would have been so fun to see you.
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Sheri Willardson said...

It was great to see you this week! And I am glad I got to see Caleb in person. He has the best hair ever!! :) You look terrific-I can't believe you just had a baby-its so not fair. You make motherhood look easy. Its a good thing you write about these crazy days because otherwise I wouldn't believe that you really have them.

Kelly said...

Jenny- It was so fun you and meet the little man! He is so sweet.. And adorable, love the hair! It was fun to see Carol too! Love to you!