Alex is two. Which means that in between the whine and the scream of frustration because I won’t let him do everything himself, are these perfect moments where I smile and laugh more than I ever have before and I’m pretty sure rainbows and unicorns litter my backyard.
For his birthday, mah friend the West Texas book blogger and quilter – TexasRed made him his very own alpaca. (Adopting a lamb pattern from … a magazine … maybe we can convince her to do her FAF on the alpaca next week.) Which he promptly ignored for the 3 dollar airplane I’d grabbed at BigBoxHell. Sigh. So I got to love on my first alpaca. (And the only one I’ll have as long as I live in town. *sob* since I have my buy list all put together. Stupid rules.)
KaiserMommy without makeup. I really trust ya’ll.
Our first night back home, Scout was putting Alex to bed, I came in to give him a kiss and Scout showed the alpaca to Alex.
“Alex, what’s this?”
(nice, he still calls me dada. or joy killer.)
Scout keeps calling the alpaca a llama and I keep correcting him. The genus and species of stuffed animals is very important.
“But he can almost say Llama. He can’t say Alpaca.”
Scout turns his back.
“Alex. Say Alpaca.”
He gets a look of concentration on his face.
“Aw. Pah. Kah!”
Awwww yeah baby! These are the things that make surviving 35 weeks pregnant worth it (thats for you Jen.)
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I had so much fun making that alpaca. I should to a FAF about it — although my story would mostly involve me asking my hubs if it REALLY looked like an alpaca. Hee.
We loved having you guys out here. Maybe we can bribe you with real alpacas next time…
TexasReds last blog post..Portable Stained Glass Window Wall Hanging
good Lord… he looks like a little man! he’s growing so fast! make sure i get the announcement when he graduates high school…
He is so adorable, moments like those will definitely make this suffering all totally worth it. 🙂
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Jene' (aka Lily's mom)
Happy birthday to Alex! Congratulations on surviving a second year to you! We’ll all be practicing our slow breathing now, I think (for the sanity, this time, not for the labor pain). We’re not even quite there yet and already age 2 is a doozy!
Hi there Big two year old!
(oh mah holy hell Dawn. Those eyes on that kid!)
Hey! However you get your fiber arts and/or your alpacas involved – I’m tickled that you blogged about both! Your boy is sooo cute. Those eyes.
Thanks for participating in Fiber Arts Friday!
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dude, where did the baby go? when did you go buy a baby boy?
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Two! Yay! Happy Birthday Alex.
As for me, I’m ready to be done with TWO! I’d like Three to start soon and maybe some whining to stop.
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What a neat alpaca! Enjoy those special moments; they go by really quickly.
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shannanb aka mommy bits
Wow, two. I wish I could turn back time and make the boys two again. Not two and 1/2, that is when the terrible twos started for us, but 2 was good….
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