We’ve been singing the same lullaby to Curly for about a year. Last night when we started to sing, he exclaimed “Off! Off!” and thrashed about in Strawberry’s arms. We stopped singing and asked him what he wanted “off”. And after a few suggestions, we identified the fact that he wanted a different song! Well, there’s that toddler insisting on getting his way thing. We were happy to comply and continued switching things up for tonight’s song. As a bonus, he’s so fascinated by the new songs that he cuddles while we sing, whereas before we’d have a squirmy boy trying madly to wiggle away. I wonder how long it will take for us to run out of showtune ballads?
Curly Stats05/01/2009 - Birth Day! 8 lbs 4 oz/20.8 in
05/14/2009 - 2 weeks. 8 lbs 14 oz
06/02/2009 - 1 month. 10 lbs 5 oz/23 in
06/25/2009 - 2 month appt. 12 lbs 4 oz/23.5 in (75th percentiles)
08/27/09 - 4 month appt. 14 lbs 8 oz/26.25 in (50th% weight, 90th% height)
10/28/2009 - 6 month appt. 16 lbs 5 oz/27.5 in (30th% weight, 85th% height)
01/05/10 - 8 month appt. 18 lbs 4 oz/28.5 in (23rd% weight, 60th% height)
03/04/10 - 10 months. 19 lbs, 13 oz
05/11/10 - 12 months, 1 week. 20 lbs, 12 oz/30.75 in (20th% weight, 85th% height)
08/31/10 - 16 months. 23 lbs, 4 oz/31.25 in (25th% weight, 50th% height)
11/04/10 - 18 months. 23 lbs, 8 oz/31.5 in (20th% weight, 45th% height)
05/2011 - 24 months. 26.5 lbs/33 inches (30% weight, 20% height)
11/2011 - 30 months. 27.5 lbs/35 inches (20% weight, 20% height)
05/2012 - 3 years. 30 lbs/36 inches (25th% for both)
06/2013 - 4 years. 32 lbs/39.5 inches (10% weight, 20% height)
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How cute!!! When you run out of showtunes, you can always just wing it and make them up….ibet he would love it!!!! 🙂 What a fun bedtime routine you guys must have 🙂
Bwhahahahaha! YOU? Run out of showtunes to sing to someone? That’ll be the day! 🙂
LOVE it! Know any Linda Ronstadt, Carole King or James Taylor? Best lullabies EVER- especially “Blue Bayou”. 🙂
what a smart kid he is!
and to echo rebecca’s comment, im guessing it’ll be a looong while before you run out of showtunes! 😉
That is so funny! We had a similar moment a couple of months ago with BG when he started asking for a different nighttime song. Oddly enough, nostalgia seems to have kicked in because he’s back to the original now. They do love getting to choose though, especially once you’ve built up a repertoire! Isn’t this part fun? 🙂
Hahahaha! That is so funny! I am sure you will think of more songs:)
I love it! And I can’t imagine you running out of show tunes– no way! Ha.
Something for us to look forward to!
That’s funny, but I think I would be a little sad. Maybe I better start singing our little guy a few different lullabies (instead of just “Goodnight Sweetheart”) so that I don’t get my feelings hurt!
I love that! The little guy wants some variety! Cute 🙂
Haha… very cute 🙂 Maybe you’re going to have to start making up songs!
it’s cute how they can get their point across isn’t it?! super cute.
This kid cracks me up. I love that he thinks you’re his personal jukebox!