THEIR Bad Mother

September 24, 2007

(It’s early days, but I’m sharing anyway. Because so many of you figured out that my anniversary message to my husband was coded. Also, because it’s all that I can think about, and how am I not supposed to write about it? Also, because our realtor knows, and if he knows, why shouldn’t you?)
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    kdiddy September 24, 2007 at 4:15 pm

    woohoo! congratulations!

    Mrs. Chicky September 24, 2007 at 4:15 pm

    Yippee!!!! Congratulations to you all!

    ByJane September 24, 2007 at 4:15 pm

    Will you be changing the name of your blog to TheirBadMother????


    Robin September 24, 2007 at 4:16 pm

    Congratulations! My very best wishes for a happy, healthy, uneventful 9 months. And just to show I mean it, I won’t even tell you my “second child born in car” story.

    Anonymous September 24, 2007 at 4:22 pm

    okay – now it’s time for me to confess. i stumbled on your blog awhile ago but was never sure how to tell you as i felt like i was tip toeing around in places where i hadn’t been invited. and well, i hadn’t been invited. that, of course, has not stopped me from being an avid reader and huge fan of your written work. i’m obsessed really…but not in a weird stalker sort of way…more a friendly, curious, wow – i wish i could express myslef that way, sort of stalker.

    whole-hearted congratulations from your neighbours across the street! i don’t think we’ll be far behind you, although we won’t know for another week yet!

    god, i REALLY REALLY hope this doesn’t totally weird you out and make you not want to say hello on the street! :) or like, move your blog to a new address to hide.

    – S, M and Mister Jakob

    PunditMom September 24, 2007 at 4:24 pm

    As I say sometimes to PunditGirl, “You’re a sneaky pete!” I had a feeling there was something more going on there — congratulations!! :)

    flutter September 24, 2007 at 4:25 pm

    Um yeah, I figured we three + was a message, but I don’t know you well enough to call you out :) congrats to you

    Laural Dawn September 24, 2007 at 4:30 pm

    Congratulations!!! I’m so excited for you.

    PS on a totally selfish note – I’m pregnant too – and beyond excited to know that you’ll be blogging about it and I won’t feel so alone. (I’m already scared)

    Jenifer September 24, 2007 at 4:35 pm

    Totally figured it out, but you know I didn’t want to say anything!

    Congrats! I am definitely feeling the urge….

    Miscellaneous-Mum September 24, 2007 at 4:35 pm

    Congratulations :) I am so happy for you. Wishing you a safe and happy time x

    verybadcat September 24, 2007 at 4:36 pm

    Wahoo! :) I just thought that I was too hungover to “get it” when I read yesterday’s post. I knew I was missing something… important… but it was beyond me.

    Their Bad Mother, huh? Wow….

    Adventures In Babywearing September 24, 2007 at 4:36 pm

    Congrats! We are currently on the fence about # (gulp) 4.


    Mamalooper September 24, 2007 at 4:42 pm

    Congratulations!!! Wonderbaby will be a great older sister.

    crazymumma September 24, 2007 at 4:47 pm

    I soooo did not figure out it was coded.

    I am so very happy for you.

    Um. Are you moving out of the West end? I think that needs to be discussed to see if it meets with the West End Girls Blogging Committee.


    Kate September 24, 2007 at 4:47 pm

    Very cool.

    Take care of y’all. I hope to be right behind you.

    painted maypole September 24, 2007 at 4:50 pm

    congrats! you know, I wondered about that anniversary poem…

    Mimi aka pz5wjj September 24, 2007 at 4:51 pm

    Oh!!!! Congratulations!

    That’s wonderful!!!!

    Kyla September 24, 2007 at 4:52 pm

    Woohoo!!! I am so excited for you all. Congrats, Catherine. This is great.

    b*babbler September 24, 2007 at 4:57 pm

    Ooh. I had wondered about your anniversary message, but didn’t want a raging case of foot in mouth.

    Congratulations congratulations congratulations! This is so fantastic for your family.

    And are you leaving the west end? We, too, are on the fence about that decision right now. Sigh.

    Jennifer aka Binky Bitch September 24, 2007 at 4:59 pm

    Yay!! Congratulations! How exciting!

    Don Mills Diva September 24, 2007 at 5:01 pm


    So happy for you (and just a little jealous!)


    Anonymous September 24, 2007 at 5:03 pm

    congratulations, knew something was up but definitely did not figure it out. look foward to reading about their bad mother! maybe one day I will be courageous enough to blog myself :)

    KayBeeJaenQ September 24, 2007 at 5:07 pm

    congratulations, and on being brave enough to tell all too. I’ve never been able to keep it quiet for long enough to get to the magical 12 weeks either!

    Karen September 24, 2007 at 5:08 pm

    wohoo! I thought so! Congrats! Hurray for you 4!

    PeetsMom September 24, 2007 at 5:10 pm

    Gulp! That’s a bright line, that is!

    Congratulations! Ain’t life grand?

    Phoenix September 24, 2007 at 5:23 pm

    Holy shit, that’s awesome. Congrats. You know, I’ve been wondering, but I wasn’t going to be the one to ask.

    Seriously, congrats. I’m so happy for you all.

    Madame M. September 24, 2007 at 5:23 pm

    Holy crap!


    daysgoby September 24, 2007 at 5:48 pm

    What WONDERFUL news!


    Lumpyheadsmom September 24, 2007 at 5:54 pm

    Hey, that’s great!

    Janet September 24, 2007 at 5:57 pm

    Pink always looks best through those two windows.

    Warmest congratulations to you and your family! Babies rock.

    Alley Cat September 24, 2007 at 6:14 pm

    Wow! Congratulations!

    Liz September 24, 2007 at 6:15 pm

    I was writing you a heartfelt note of congratulations and then Henry hit the Shiny! Blue! Button! and turned the whole computer off. Again.

    I’m really excited for all of you. And WonderBaby will become WonderSister.

    Tracey September 24, 2007 at 6:19 pm

    Congratulations!!! That is great news. Hope you have a healthy and easy pregnancy!

    PDX Mama September 24, 2007 at 6:26 pm

    Congratulations THEIR bad mother!!! That is very exciting (and I’m a teensy bit jealous).

    Trillian September 24, 2007 at 6:26 pm


    Awesome Mom September 24, 2007 at 6:28 pm

    Congrats!!! Having two kids means there will be four times as much mess and a billion times more love.

    Veronica September 24, 2007 at 6:32 pm


    Beck September 24, 2007 at 6:35 pm

    Congratulations! Having two kids is SO much fun!

    Lori at Spinning Yellow September 24, 2007 at 6:38 pm

    Congratulations! I sort of wondered about that message (and you not feeling like blogging/being preoccupied). Looks like there will be a whole slew of babies at BlogHer this summer!

    Shash September 24, 2007 at 6:45 pm

    Congrats!!!! I’m so excited for you and your family! Mazel Tov!


    bubandpie September 24, 2007 at 6:47 pm

    I did wonder! I am so glad for you.

    jens September 24, 2007 at 6:50 pm

    Oh, awesome! Congratulations! I have a daughter about a month younger than Wonderbaby. Then I had twins! Heh. maybe you’ll be so lucky…anyway, here’s to a wonderful, easy pregnancy! It’ll be fun chasing that girl around…

    liv September 24, 2007 at 7:01 pm

    and I was so busy being mesmerized by your beauty that I didn’t look for code. congratulations! having 2 is totally fun!

    Mocha September 24, 2007 at 7:06 pm

    You make pretty babies. You should make more. So good on ya. And a hearty congrats!

    anniemom September 24, 2007 at 7:21 pm

    Wa-fricken-hooooooo!!! xoxo to ALL of you. :)

    Suzanne September 24, 2007 at 7:35 pm


    mothergoosemouse September 24, 2007 at 7:50 pm

    That is one definitive second line.

    I have to admit I wondered when I read your anniversary post. Congratulations again and again and again, my dear friend.

    kittenpie September 24, 2007 at 7:53 pm

    Ha! I wondered about that PLUS…

    Congrats, lady. Shall I start cooking a post for MBT about welcoming a new baby, then?

    becks September 24, 2007 at 8:01 pm

    Yeah! Welcome, Baby! Can’t wait to meet WonderSibling…

    Heather September 24, 2007 at 8:05 pm

    Such wonderful news! I am sure you are radiant right now!

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