Last week, we had our windows repaired as part of neighborhood repair project. Everyone except me went to Battle Ground for two nights to escape the smell, noise, and cold temperature.
Today, Bruce turned 100 days old, a special custom to Chinese. I can’t take credit for knowing any of that; when Kadie was born, my cousin Kevin asked if we were going to throw her a 100-day party. I asked my mom if she had ever heard about it, and before we knew it, we threw a party to thank all the people who gave us gifts.
And just like Kadie, we celebrated Bruce’s party at Super King buffet in East Portland. It worked out well as people came as they pleased and we filled their banquet room.
This is a follow-up to my search for budget gaming/movie/music headphones earlier this month. I ended up buying both the Koss KSC75 and Creative Aurvana Live!, and I’ve been pretty happy with them.
It has taken me a bit longer to get to blog about Bruce’s birth. I hardly get to the computer these days. But here it is: the birth story of our third child.
As I did with Violet’s story, the short version is that the labor was about 12 hours. The pushing stage was 5 minutes. I had a natural birth at Alma Midwifery Birth Center. It was another water birth, and it went very well. My midwife said the birth was “amazing.” Bruce was born on his actual due date, December 11th, 2011 at 3:23am, weighed 8lbs 6oz, 20 inches long, with a head circumference of 14 1/2 inches. He looked a lot like Kadie did as a newborn. We were very pleased to have a son!