Thursday, July 27, 2006
When I was about three months pregnant my parents announced that they were going to install a swing set type thing in thier back yard. I told them to wait, as it may be a while before the baby can use it. They, begrugingly, decided to wait. Of course, we understand that this is the first grandchild and likely will be spoiled beyond recognition after every visit to grandma's for the weekend.
Conrad has inforced a monthly spending allowance for them for the baby already, pleading that the baby doesn't need more things, just time and attention from Grandma and Grandpa will be plenty. Of course, they have already devised clever ways around the spending limit with what we like to call "Gift Laundering" ...unexpected gifts from Great Great Uncle Bernis and so on. Although, I'm not sure how much they have paid these unsuspecting accomplice's.
Thier latest purchase to make Grandma and Grandpa's house irresistable has been a 6 week old black lab that they got "for Isabelle." We have to admit, it's a cute puppy, but we are just happy he will be residing at thier house and not ours!