Moving Day, Days, Weeks…

After a long exhausting move for me and Baby Diva, and an even longer drive for Captain Dad, we arrived in our temporary residence. Now we are searching for a house to call our own in New York, hopefully for many years to come.

I have been spread even thinner than usual because somewhere on our way to New York, Baby Diva decided that only I could hold her. She is back to allowing Captain Dad to hold her, too–but there were a few days there when I was on 24/7. Her schedule has also gone kaplooie, what with the relatives and th house hunting and whatnot.

Baby Diva is cruising around non-stop and we know she recognizes who “Daddy” is: I asked her to “Hand Daddy the card” on Father’s Day and she was able to do it three times. She also pointed to my furry gentle giant (who adores her) and said, “cat.” She also did this three times. This is the first time I am 100% sure she is connecting a word (besides Mama and Dada) with the concept.

She says “luv, luv, luv” and “I love you,” but I don’t think she knows that they have meaning, just that we react when she says it. So, I guess “cat” is the official first word! Call the grandparents, break out the baby book, alert the media!

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  1. So you moved to the Big Apple. Hope you have fun there and good luck on finding a house.

  2. Hey, there is a site called Be sure you look at that site when comparing houses. Don’t pay too much.

    Stay away from interest only loans too. Good luck :)

  3. Mama Luxe says:

    daddy forever–Not back to the Big Apple (I think we’ve unfortunately closed that chapter on our lives, unless Captain Dad decides to go back to work for a big firm). We are on the North Fork of LI right now and looking for a place nearby.

    MFM–Thanks for the site! That is interesting.

  4. momomax says:

    hey mama. I can’t believe the little girl is talking! that’s so cool. I am sure you’ll find something. The whole raising your price ceiling/lowering expectations is hilarious. It seems to happen to everyone. It happened to us big time.

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