Comments: Lick the Needle

hello! Hi! Welcome back! I can't believe how big Owen is. My son is pretty much the same age and I have been reading your blog since a bit before they were born (oh wow that is pretty much FIVE years!) and yeah nice to see you back! You should stay! :-) (because yeah as if you need an invite to stay on your own blog) i'm just going to shut it now.
Wait p.s. My kid throws a fit at his weekly swim lessons EVERY SATURDAY. Like he wasn't just there 7 days earlier. I miss the summertime.

Posted by Summer at November 14, 2012 4:17 PM

Happy Birthday!!!

Yay for blogging again. Hope you do. Miss you on these here interwebs.

Posted by heidi at November 14, 2012 4:18 PM

oh Beth I miss you. You were my first blog friend.

Happy Birthday!

Mia and Owen are gorgeous. And yes, 5 year old boys are well, 5 year old boys.

Posted by jodifur at November 14, 2012 4:33 PM

How nice to see new pictures!

I'm sorry about your friend.

I HAVE NEVER HEARD THAT ABOUT LICKING THE NEEDLE. I will try it!

Posted by Swistle at November 14, 2012 5:32 PM

Happy birthday and welcome back! We've missed you!

Posted by Laura at November 14, 2012 6:03 PM

Happy Birthday - and welcome back, I hope you do start blogging again!

Posted by andrea at November 14, 2012 6:03 PM

Nice to hear from you! Happy birthday.

Posted by Heather at November 14, 2012 6:43 PM

Happy Birthday, Beth! So happy to see you pop up in my reader today. Mia and Owen are both beautiful, wonderful children and it's been a joy watching them grow! So have some cake and ice cream and a little champagne and enjoy! The best is yet to come!!!

Posted by Maribeth at November 14, 2012 7:41 PM

Welcome back, Beth and Happy birthday! Hope you continue to blog- missed ya.

Posted by Tina G at November 14, 2012 8:11 PM

Happy Birthday!

You're the second blog friend (I hope I can call you that) who showed up suddenly in my Google Reader today. It's nice to read you again. Here's to licking the needle!

Posted by Alison at November 14, 2012 10:05 PM

It was nice to see you in my feed reader again! :D Happy birthday!

Posted by manda at November 15, 2012 12:22 AM

Thirty eight has been good to me so far. Please write more!

Posted by Sam at November 15, 2012 3:42 AM

Happy happy birthday! Glad to hear things are swimming right along for you all

Posted by Lora at November 15, 2012 8:23 AM

Happy Birthday! It's nice to see a post from you :)

Mia and Owen are so grown up looking. And beautiful kids, too.

I'm sorry about your friend.

Posted by Hillary at November 15, 2012 9:18 AM

Happy Birthday! The late 30s are good years, and the number doesn't mean anything to me either.

One note about the boy. We considered throwing ours out with the trash more than once when he was four, and again at five. And then at some point at age 5, he stopped throwing himself on the ground in fits. He started acting, dare I say, responsible. Kindergarten came and he loved the structure of it all. In short: It Gets Better. Totally different than our girl, who, at age 4 became some sort of perfect child and has been that way for the last 5 years now. Boys vs. Girls, First born vs Second born, etc. I wish you luck and patience. :)

Posted by Brad at November 15, 2012 9:23 AM

As the World's Most Infrequent blogger, I don't feel that I'm really in a position to vote as to whether or not you blog or not. I mean, perhaps if I could get my own poop in a group, it wouldn't sound so hypocritical to say, "Yes! Please! Re-interject your humor into every day of my life!" But assuming that you want my unsolicited opinion -- make this your blogging comeback year. Please.

And Happy Birthday. :o) I miss you lots.

Posted by Emily at November 15, 2012 9:37 AM

Happy Birthday! I hope 38 is the year you blog again. Thanks for the updates, both in words and pictures.

Posted by shokufeh at November 15, 2012 10:13 AM

Hope your birthday was wonderful!! Sorry to hear about your friend >

We've missed you around here!! I hope you do decide to come back to blogging! :)

Posted by at November 15, 2012 10:23 AM

Welcome back and Happy Birthday (a day late)! You share my daughter's birthday which makes a person extra special in my book. I hope you enjoyed your whole day as much as you enjoyed the couch portion. I have a 5 year old as well and I don't think it is overstating to say that the tantrums are EPIC. I'm hoping, after reading your post that it is age related and he'll outgrow it.

Posted by Em at November 15, 2012 7:02 PM

Happy Birthday! At least I know you will see this as I wished you a Happy Birthday on Chris's site.

Your children are gorgeous. So sorry to hear about your friend.

Must try licking the needle instead of the thread.

And, when life hands me lemons, I add vodka and sugar!!!

Posted by Kristin at November 16, 2012 4:17 PM

Happy Birthday! Lick the needle and come on through. So enjoy your blog!

Posted by at November 16, 2012 5:00 PM

I'm so sorry about your friend. I don't like life sometimes, not at all.

I'd love for you to return to blogging, though. You'll always be one of my favorites, even if you don't, though.

Happy birthday, too!

Posted by Jennie at November 17, 2012 3:12 PM
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