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My little buddly-woo...




Isn't he a doll??? This is what I get to look at all day, while I'm feeding him. I wish I could freese time, sometimes...

I've been shopping for him, he's going to be one cool little dude this summer!

I've had to do most of my shopping online though, because I just can't find stuff in the shops that I like for him. Today a package arrived with two pair of Baby Paws in it that I ordered last week some time. By ordering them directly off the site, I got to choose the style and the colour. So I chose a pair of Jade green Wrap-Ovas (sic), and blue sandals. They're sooooo soft and gorgeous, and now that he is cruising the furniture (how did that happen so suddenly???!), he is so much safer wearing these because he really doesn't slip.

I've NEVER seen any store stocking these shoes in these colours, so I'm wondering if the manufacturers were there last week going, FINALLY! Someone ordered jade green suede (and we thought that would never be sold!

I'm really relishing Bryn! I find myself wishing I could just freeze time.

I've been trying to remember if I "got into" the other two boys in this way. I have vague memories of being this emotionally involved with Erik. With Luey though I think I was sooo depressed for the first year of his life. I remember how beautiful I thought Luey was, and as a toddler he was soooo cute - Dave and I used to go on and on about it (he still is cute, says the funniest things0...


I really would love another baby, but then again when I think forward in time to when the boys are older, I can really see us as we are now, just the five of us, and it will be great, but still I can't quite let go of the hope that Dave will wake up one day and feel the deep need for "just one more" (Hey, I just heard the faint flapping of pigs wing!)... Hahahaha!

Comments

HipbubbyMama said…
He's such a gorgeous boy :)Love the baby paws, i had those for Liam, but couldn't find them anywhere for Sienna :( I didnt want to order online, which as it turns out was a good decision, seeing as her feet are so big lol. LOL at "faint flapping of pigs wings" You never know though-I've heard pigs do fly sometimes, and indeed have been known to do it even backwards and upside down ;-)
Nic and Beren said…
What a gorgeous little boy. And oh I love those shoes ! The green ones especially.
Rae said…
I love my made to order baby paws in lime green leather but wow how gorgeous does the jade suede look on Bryn? We have the rap ova style too. I love how easy they are to get on. And yes that is one bewdiful face to look at all day :) One of the best things about breastfeeding is baby gazing...
Sif said…
Hahaha, Rae, clothing twins indeed! I'll definitely be ordering more paws as he gets older, it's just a shame them only go up to size 6, they're far more reasonably priced than Robeez!
Rae said…
Yeah it is a pity, we're on the size 6 now. :( I love the freedom to make up your own colour combination too. Although with freedom comes procrastination! Our last order took me, no kidding, three hours to decide on a colour.. Oh dear. I was having visions of a closet full of rainbow shoes. LOL

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