Eleven o’clock at night: Curtis is playing on the computer, and I’m bored so I started watching music videos. The song “Hollaback Girl” by Gwen Stefani comes on. I can’t quite figure out the lyrics, so I turn on the closed captioning. Sometimes videos will have full CC integration, others … Continue Reading →

Last night was rough: I slept on the couch and Tempest slept completely naked on top of Curtis’ back. I got about four hours of sleep, but strangely felt okay in the morning… usually lack of sleep makes me terribly nauseated. We walked to my father’s house around quarter to … Continue Reading →

Ages ago I made an entry saying that I would never again speak positively about Tempest’s sleep, because each time I do everything goes to hell. I remembered that rule when I said something about Tempest sleeping through the night, but tried not to be too superstitious. 3am – she’s … Continue Reading →

I was so enraptured with that closing image on the “Squirt!” video that I made an icon out of it.

Two very wonderous things: 1/ Tempest has slept ALL THE WAY through the night, from 8:30pm to 8am three times in the last week and a half. I am wishing and dreaming and hoping and praying that it may even be a semi-habit by the time New Baby gets here. … Continue Reading →

In my insomnia-induced haze, it cracks me up that my ‘mod hat’ icon is sitting over my ‘pregnant’ icon and they almost fit together perfectly. See? Geehee.


  • By Babyslime
  • 27 May, 2005
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Tempest had me doing this with her for hours this evening. The noise in the background is my mom watching Stargate:SG1. Ignore my baby-talk, I swear my voice isn’t that high. Clicky clicky. If you can’t see it, go to Quicktime and download latest updates. It’s in .mov format.

Okay, now I feel a little better. Curtis and I went to the empty playground and actually had Tempest smiling, even though she was playing by herself. Usually when she plays by herself at a playground she’s all business and never grins. She followed two older boys around when they … Continue Reading →