Tuesday, November 30, 2010

the sniffles

Caitlyn: I have the sniffles
Me: Here's a Kleenex sweetie
Caitlyn: Maybe I have the bless yous
   **because we always say bless you when someone sneezes

Santa Pictures

Sleep...Glorious Sleep

Last night, I went to bed at 10:00, and didn't wake up until 7:15 this morning!!  It was blissful.  Of course, at 7:15, I went into Alex's room to make sure she was still breathing, but they were nine beautiful hours.  I don't think Caitlyn has ever slept 9 hours.  It's amazing the difference a good night's sleep can make on your attitude!

Saturday, November 20, 2010


On the way to a friend's house for dinner

Caity: It's getting dark... it's almost bed time
Me: How about we have dinner & play with our friends first & then go to bed?
Caity: All right.

. . . long silence . . .

Caity: Do they have a pen there?
Me: I'm sure they have pens... why?
Caity: For me to sleep in.
(she meant a play pen & thought we were having a sleepover!)

Thursday, November 18, 2010

missing toque

Me: Caitlyn, where's your toque?
Caity: Somewhere
Me: Where?
Caity: I think you just have to look harder mama

Thursday, November 11, 2010

checking my email

In Grandpa's office, Caitlyn starts pressing keys on the computer keyboard

Grandpa: What are you doing, Caitlyn?
Caitlyn, offhandedly: Just checking my email.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Sunday morning

Sunday 5:45am
The house is very quiet
Caityln calls softly from the playpen in the next room: Grandpa! Come out, come out wherever you are!

Saturday, November 6, 2010

which Caitlyn?

Caitlyn: What's your news today?
Grandpa: I had a visit from Caitlyn today.
Caitlyn: Which Caitlyn?
Grandpa: Caitlyn Alyzabeth Smilianov.
Caitlyn: Which Caitlyn?
Grandpa (touching her on the nose): This Caitlyn.
Caitlyn: I'm not Smilianov, I'm nice Caitlyn.