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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Big Ol Teefers

{Getta look at those mondo teefers}

My Momma {Baby W's Grandmomma} is spending a few days with us this week and when she arrived today I found myself justifying all of Baby W's actions to her:

"He's crying right now because he has a big ole molar coming in {not because I turned off Sesame Street}"

"Oh, don't worry he's refusing to eat even one bite of his lunch because he's teething {not because he's stubborn and wants a cookie instead of pasta}"

"He wakes up a million times a night still because he's cutting teeth {not because I failed at the cry-it-out method }"

"Yeah, he's chewing on the side of the coffee table because it massages his gums {not because he's weird and likes the taste of wood}".

"Sorry your grandson is throwing a temper tantrum in the middle of the isle at Party City--his teeth tend to hurt around this time of day {it's not because he's mad that I tried to take off his Super Man costume so we could pay for it}.

"Put him in the crib?! Oh no, when he's teething it's better for him if he's in our bed {it's not because we are completely defeated at getting him to sleep in his own bed}".

How much longer do you think I can go on blaming all of Baby W's bad attitude and naughty moments on teething?

Have I mentioned he's been teething since birth?

{Gotta love that toothy grin}

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27 Comments:

At October 21, 2010 at 12:56 AM , Blogger Free Pretty Things For You said...

OMG Ash!!!
I AM SO GOING TO READ THIS POST TO MY HUSBAND!!! LOL!!
we are telling everyone .. "oh its cuz she is teething" ALL THE TIME!!!!!

 
At October 21, 2010 at 3:55 AM , Blogger MostlySunny said...

What a stinkin' SWEETHEART!!!! I love the toofer excuse! Works for me! Enjoy your time with your momma~I always feel like having mine around is such a help. We call her grammy with a cape...all those things I can't get done during the week-when she comes over somehow with all 4 children tagging after her, she swoops in and does EVERYTHING! LOL

 
At October 21, 2010 at 4:52 AM , Blogger Shelley said...

His smile and dimples are just so stinking adorable I can hardly stand it!!! I LOVE using the teething excuse. It is my Go To when she's Monster Baby. I just shrug my shoulders, put my hands in the air and say, "teething, what can ya do?!" Works every time ;)

 
At October 21, 2010 at 6:01 AM , Blogger Kendall said...

Haha, you are so funny Ashley! And your baby is an angel! Just look at that face- he would never do anything wrong- not when he looks as cute as that :)

-Kendall

 
At October 21, 2010 at 6:12 AM , Blogger Shay said...

omg i love those big teefers! reminds me of baby chiclets. lol.

my daughter is 3 and i'll still use that excuse.. the problem is she has all of her teeth!

your son is too darn cute, i just want to eat him with a spoon!

 
At October 21, 2010 at 6:28 AM , Blogger Girl of The Grove said...

Love your honesty, Ashely. : )

 
At October 21, 2010 at 6:34 AM , Blogger Michele {The Scrap Shoppe} said...

I think you can justify the teething excuse until he's at least 10. That's what I plan on doing anyway! Ha! ;) But if your mom is like my mom, the little one can do not wrong no matter!

 
At October 21, 2010 at 7:00 AM , Blogger BFree said...

You can blame it on teething until all teeth are in, lol. You posted my life when Beau was his age. Cry it out, i failed. Sleep in crib, I failed. But they are still perfect. Thank you.

 
At October 21, 2010 at 7:02 AM , Blogger Ashley said...

These pictures of Baby W are so stinkin' cute!!

 
At October 21, 2010 at 7:26 AM , Blogger Robyn said...

Sounds just like my mother in law. She has a crazy reason for every time my little guy cries. I know it comes from love but it BUGS! :)

 
At October 21, 2010 at 7:34 AM , Blogger Brittany@Love Stitched said...

your such an amazing mom!! I hope I am half the mom you are :) i love your honesty!

 
At October 21, 2010 at 7:34 AM , Blogger Jessica said...

I'm so glad it's not just me! I just find it easier to blame something, rather then get the ugly "you're a bad mom" look. I frequently find myself saying the "oh, his teeth are hurting", or "oh, it's my fault, the poor thing missed his nap time". :/

NotJustAMommyAfterAll.blogspot.com

 
At October 21, 2010 at 7:40 AM , Blogger sara said...

those teeth + those dimples = soooo cute!!

it's the same in our house, all Pie related issues are being blamed on teething :)

 
At October 21, 2010 at 7:45 AM , Blogger Dan, Lauren, and Sadie said...

when i looked at that first picture of wes, for the first time i thought oh he looks like ben! :)
miss you guys!

 
At October 21, 2010 at 8:42 AM , Blogger Maria Gridley said...

You are one funny momma! haha I LOVE it. And your little man is soooo stinkin cute! He looks a lot like you. And Oh I love his adorable toothy grin, and those sweet little round eyes! His pictures just make me smile so big myself! lol :) Sooo cute!!!

 
At October 21, 2010 at 8:45 AM , Blogger Kristyn said...

We used the teething excuse to death too! Jack was like 2 months old and we were already saying "oh I bet he's getting teeth." After the molars came in we just had to face the fact that our child is a pill for no particular reason. Although now we have a new excuse...oh it must be the terrible twos!

 
At October 21, 2010 at 9:38 AM , Blogger Lacey said...

Sooo funny! My boy is 2 and still does every single thing you just said! Does it ever end?! =)

 
At October 21, 2010 at 10:01 AM , Blogger Justine said...

So funny!


Just Better Together

 
At October 21, 2010 at 11:27 AM , Blogger Lexie Loo & Dylan Too said...

Use this excuse as long as possible! Hopefully you'll be luckier than I was. Both of my kids were completely done teething-including 2 year molars-by 18 months. That excuse was short lived for us!

 
At October 21, 2010 at 11:29 AM , Blogger Lissy said...

Milk it for as long as possible! Kids are still teething at, like, 12. 12 year molars.

Also, I may have used the cranky teething excuse for myself when my wisdom teeth came in. So you'll have another run at it when he's in his late teens.

PS. You're hilarious

 
At October 21, 2010 at 11:38 AM , Blogger Brandy@YDK said...

hahaha. I can totally relate. Grayson still sleeps with us.

 
At October 21, 2010 at 12:35 PM , Blogger Samantha said...

Love this!

He is adorable :)

I have a feeling in a few months I will be using the same excuses haha

 
At October 21, 2010 at 1:00 PM , Blogger billiemonster said...

Aw, lookit that cute lil guy! LOOKIT HIM! Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww.

~ www.billiemonster.com ~

 
At October 21, 2010 at 2:01 PM , Blogger Nina @ Momma Go Round said...

Well in my opinion, the boys HAVE been teething since birth, and teething is definately contagious between them. I think teething is a great excuse for the terrible teens too...don't you?

 
At October 21, 2010 at 2:29 PM , Blogger Gracie Lou Freebush said...

Very funny! I love your sense of humor!

 
At October 22, 2010 at 8:04 PM , Blogger Jessica said...

I wanted to let you know that I loved this so much I had to read it out loud to my mom (who laughed hysterically!) and now she has requested that I email her the link so she can email it on to her friends as well. Love your blog!

 
At October 27, 2010 at 4:21 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a classic!! My DS is just one and he has an amazing scream on him (mostly in the middle of the night or during a nappy change) so this post made me laugh.

What is it about our relationship with our mother that make us want try to justify most things we do? I do the same re my weight, my baby feeding, etc!!

(sorry this is an anon post, I don't have a google account or url, etc)

Birdie

 

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