I thought this day would never come. And – hey look! – it still hasn’t.

4 Aug

Bad, bad baby.

Seabass’ 12-week birthday was Monday.  We’ve waited patiently for this day for, oh, well, about 12 weeks I guess.  And why?  Because everyone says that colicky babies stop being nuts by then.

On Sunday night, C was fussing fussing fussing with the intensity of an Olympian training for an event.  “You’re on the clock, buddy,” said Jake as we wheeled a screaming C around downtown, dodging peoples’ pitying and/or annoyed glances.  “By midnight, your days of fussing had better be over, or else…or else we’ll start charging you for it.

Midnight came and went.  Nothing’s changed.  He’s still nuts.

And oh man, is he gonna owe us big time.

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8 Responses to “I thought this day would never come. And – hey look! – it still hasn’t.”

  1. Grumpy Baby Blog August 4, 2010 at 8:19 am #

    Sorry to be a negative Nancy, but I was always told 4-6 months before Colic subsides. For us, it was 6 months.

    He’ll get there! He will! You can do it, C!

  2. Debbie August 4, 2010 at 8:21 am #

    Aaaah. But he’s so cute when he smiles. There are no magic time lines, only ‘abouts’.

  3. Sara Nesper August 4, 2010 at 8:30 am #

    He is so stinkin’ cute! Which is good because it seems that’s what keeps him under your roof. =)

  4. Kim August 4, 2010 at 8:36 am #

    Yea I would have to agree with the first comment, it was 5 or 6 months, but hey you’re half way there!!!

  5. Blog Writter August 4, 2010 at 8:47 am #

    I have a 30-year-old who is still grumpy. 😉

  6. Sandi Sigurdson August 4, 2010 at 9:01 am #

    They only tell you its over in 12 weeks to give you hope and allow enough time for numbness to set in…it’s one of those aphorisms like “the second delivery is always easier than the first”. I’m sorry, this is the lesson where you learn you can’t trust anyone sets in…but in the end you DO get an awesome child. Really. Trust me.

  7. Jennavile August 4, 2010 at 10:23 am #

    I told Travis when London moves out and goes to college, I plan on calling him every two hours for six months, around the clock. Just to give him a glimpse of what it was like.

    Think about it. It’s good revenge.

  8. Megan August 4, 2010 at 11:33 am #

    I have a 50-year old who is still grumpy. 😉

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