Monday, 21 September 2015

Happy Birthday ode to Dada

You may have known, this weekend was Alec's 29th birthday. In an attempt to make him blush a little, I am going to tell you some special things about him.

The night before his bday (which was also Friday, prime sleeping time for a dude with a 9-5 weekday job), Clem woke up spewing. This time, like all the others (and we've had quite a bit of baby vom since she started daycare), he jumped out of bed and right into action.  He doesn't *exactly* elbow me out of the way with sick times, but that's pretty much what happens.  He is instantly ready to hold her when she's throwing up, put that girl in the shower, watch late night cartoons on the couch, and do it three more times throughout the night. The best I could do without getting in the way was throw all the sheets in the wash and go back to bed. 

I woke up the next morning to discover that he'd piled all the couch blankets onto Clem's bedroom floor and slept in there with her after she finally fell asleep at 3 AM.  Then he made everyone pancakes for breakfast!

Alec also does the dishes every day, or rather 60% of the time every time.  He's doing more than his fair share of house work these days, and when Anders moves back to America next month, we'll be splitting childcare 50/50. 
All this is to say that I am very proud of the Dada and partner that Alec has become.  It doesn't go unnoticed.  Happy Birthday Alec!!!!!!!!! <3 <3 <3

Oh, and here's a bonus selfie from our short visit to the beach in Somers this weekend.  <3

1 comment:

  1. You made it to the beach!

    One of the best things about hanging out with you guys is witnessing you both in action. You're more than just awesome people; you're incredible parents.

    Special shout-out for Alec for cooking all the food this weekend! We had a blast and can't wait to do it again. We'll cook next time :)