The Loves of His Life

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For the first year of his life, my son had no particular attachment to anything (other than me, ahem). He did not latch onto a soft toy, a blanket or a toy truck. He had no lovey. Ack!

I did my best. I thought with a lovey, he might be able to go to sleep without being attached to my chest as much. Hence, I introduced this handsome fellow to him when he was 8.5 months old.

Yes, he of the spiky hair and chunky thighs.

He humored me by allowing some photos with the tiger (whose name I shall not reveal, it’s in Arabic and it’s not exactly a family-friendly word – courtesy of my husband, who thinks it’s funny. Sigh). However, he didn’t take Tiger to bed, or drag him around the house or insist he come along for trips.

So he continued to love just me. He did like his blue blanket which covered him nightly, but it wasn’t a lovey as such.

Until he was weaned at 18 months and was introduced to his own bed. We put the tiger in there along with his blue blanket, and lo and behold, an attachment finally formed.

Now, they’re all inseparable.

Kissing the tiger good morning.

Hanging out with the tiger and his favorite blue blanket. In the middle of the day.

Does your child have a lovey? Tell me and Christine from Quasi Agitato all about it! She’s hosting a linky for loveys, how cute is that?

Also linking up with Kiddothings for Picnesday, Live and Love….Out Loud, Project AliciaΒ and By Word of Mouth.

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  • September 28, 2011 Jessica

    How cute is that spiky hair?! My oldest is attached to his blanket. And has been since he was 18 months old. My youngest doesnt really care for anything but his bottle.
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Is his blanket as stinky as my son’s? πŸ˜‰ (I kid, it gets washed very often)

  • September 28, 2011 Rach

    Aww he has such a pretty smile!
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Aw, thanks!

  • September 28, 2011 Christine

    Wow, that is really fascinating that the attachment formed post weaning. Makes so much sense. I also love these pictures. I hate to say it but he really looks like a big boy.

    And those thighs in the first shot are begging to be nibbled!

    Thanks for linking up!!

    Curious about the name…my imagination is running wild!
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      I think he had no need for an attachment item pre-weaning -he had me! And yes, he IS a big boy now, sigh.

      I still squeeze his thighs now, hehe. The name? Let your imagination run wild, I say.

  • September 28, 2011 anna ~ random handprints

    such cute pics. and i hope you have an extra tiger or two – my daughter lost her lovey and it was a very long 24-hours until the replacement one came from ebay.

    after that i always had two “lodos”, her stuffed dog, in rotation so they were the same amount of worn.

    i realize after writing all thhis that i sound utterly neurotic, but if i can save one mother the pain of a missing lovey, it is worth seeming bonkers.

    πŸ™‚
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Oh I dread if something happened to the tiger – my brother-in-law bought that in Thailand so I think chances of getting it replaced is slim at best. Wish me luck!

      I think your stuffed dog rotation is brilliant by the way. πŸ™‚

  • September 28, 2011 Rach (DonutsMama)

    I really want Donut to have a lovey. She has a little soft bunny, but she doesn’t really seem to have an attachment to it. She does suck her thumb though when she’s tired which is just so cute to me!
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Donut is cute, period! I would keep encouraging a lovey attachment, keep giving her a blanket or a toy, soon enough, she will love it, just as Monkey took over a year to do so. πŸ™‚

  • September 28, 2011 Jessica

    My toddler does not have a lovey, but she has some potentials that I’m hoping, with time, will garner her favor at nap times and bedtimes. Her “potentials” are teddy bears and doll babies that she enjoys throughout the day.

    I love your pics! Your son and his lovey are soo cute!

    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Time will tell all. Good luck! And thank you!

  • September 28, 2011 Ann

    He is SO cute! I love the spiky hair! I gave my niece grey rabbit that became her lovey and to this day, she talks about it!

    We also had a friend come over with a stuffed beanie baby that my dog thought was hers and she – gently – took it from her. That girl let out a howl that raised the roof! She was M-A-D! Afterwards, she forgave the dog, but wouldn’t go near her!
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Aw, thanks Ann! I miss his spiky hair too, now it’s all floppy hehe.

      Haha, love the beanie baby and your adorable dog story!

  • September 28, 2011 Robin

    Aw, that’s cute that he has a lovey now. I could never get Connor to take one and, believe me, I tried. He likes some of his animals now, but he’s still not attached to them in a lovey kind of way.
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Monkey is actually more attached to his blanket than the tiger – the former gets carted everywhere if allowed! The tiger mostly stays in bed and on the couch. Perhaps Connor just isn’t a lovey kinda chap? πŸ™‚

  • September 28, 2011 tracy

    Oh so sweet. All 3 of my girls have Little Giraffe blankies that they sleep with and don’t leave home without.
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Aw, sweet!

  • September 28, 2011 Kiddothings

    I love his hair and chubby thighs in the first picture. My son’s lovey is a smelly blankie – well he has 2 so I get to wash one of them when it gets too stinky.
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      I miss the spiky hair and I’m glad he still has chubby thighs! Monkey has 2 blankets also – except one is at his grandparents place, so I have to wash and dry his blanket in between his wake up and nap time – dicey times!

  • September 28, 2011 Kadie

    Aww! Spencer never slept with us, and only in our room for about 2 months. I don’t know if that’s why he’s so attached to his blankies or not…hmmm
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      I think it doesn’t matter where they start sleeping – if they’re introduced to a lovey, they’ll take to it soon enough πŸ™‚

  • September 28, 2011 Kimberly

    My 2 year old has a lovey that is attached to him at all times. My youngest though hasn’t really developed an attachment to anything other than me just yet.

    I love his hair in the first picture! He looks like such a big boy in the other shots!
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      That’s sweet, he’s still attached to you. I kinda miss that.

      Oh he IS a big boy. Sigh.

  • September 28, 2011 Elaine

    A LOVEY linky??? Oh my gosh, I might have to join.

    All three of my children have MAJOR attachments to some soft thing that we call a lovey! Although my oldest’s fave changes a lot these days.

    That spiky hair totally rocks! SO CUTE!!
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Oh, DO, I’d love to see them!

      I do miss the spiky hair.

    • September 29, 2011 Christine

      @ Elaine, the link is open until Friday if you can whip up a post. I’d love to meet them!
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  • September 28, 2011 Jessica

    My little guy isn’t attached to anything yet, but my older one has loved his little Toby (a dog head and body attached to a blanket) forever. I was crushed when Toby was demoted in favor of a new “best friend” stuffed elephant. Now he sleeps with them both, though. It’s so freaking cute. I love those pics of your little man and his tiger.
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Aw, I wanna see the cuteness! Do share! And thank you.

  • September 28, 2011 Melanie

    Sweet! My toddler doesn’t have a lovey yet. We’ve tried, though. George the Giraffe comes close, though we find said giraffe’s head and body turned away from the toddler in the mornings. No connection yet.

    I’m dying to know Tiger’s name!
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Oh I tried for a year with the tiger so don’t give up!

      I can’t reveal Tiger’s name, alas πŸ™‚

  • September 28, 2011 Christi

    Mine doesn’t have a lovey and my oldest never did either. The baby will hug and cuddle with everything though. In fact, just today she was snuggling with the TV remote. πŸ™‚
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Hee hee! Monkey cuddles with the TV remote too!

  • September 28, 2011 Stasha

    Adorable. Is the word in arabic hard to pronounce? I have a sneaky suspicion…
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Actually it’s a pretty easy to pronounce word πŸ˜‰

  • September 28, 2011 Jessica

    So sweet. L doesn’t have a lovey. Never been attached to anything but me and daddy. H always loved her baby dolls.
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      She’s your baby alright!

  • September 28, 2011 Mommy's Paradise

    I love his hair in the first pic, so adorable.
    My son’s no. 1 lovey is a penguin he calls Pingu and no. 2 is a lion that he calls Doggie, but he only got attached to them after I weaned him. But very soon he started to take his cars to bed with him, I guess it’s the guy thing. πŸ˜‰
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Post-weaning attachment too!

      I think Monkey might take his trucks to bed if I allow it πŸ™‚

  • September 28, 2011 Barbara

    That tiger is too cute, although I’m dying to know the name now! My son didn’t form an attachment to a lovey until he went to daycare and now they are inseparable!
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      Haha, you’ll have to keep guessing, I’m not saying! It’s a good thing your son has a lovey for daycare, it helps right?

  • September 28, 2011 Kid Id

    So cute! My daughter is obsessed with her now-ragged black and white dog, which transfers to any other black and white stuffed animal she sees. And any other soft thing she can get her hands on. She must have about 32 animals in her bed that she then likes to drag out and hold on to around the house at this point.

    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      That’s a relief isn’t it? If one gets lost, there’s always another!

  • September 28, 2011 Kir

    Oooh so cute, love that first picture of him, “chunky little thights” LOL. And his Tiger is adorable…don’t you love when you see their maternal nurturing loving side with their “animals”?
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    • September 28, 2011 Alison

      He loves, loves, loves the tiger and his blanket. Love.

  • September 28, 2011 Amanda Austin

    He’s so so so cute. I love the spiky hair and chunky thighs! The tiger is adorable too. I think having a “lovey” is one of the cutest things about kids. Luke has a little monkey he sleeps with and loves it a lot, but I think he’s really too young to want to take it everywhere. It mostly stays in his crib. At night, though, I give it to him while I’m rocking him to sleep and he likes to hold it and laugh at it. Ours is special because my aunt sent it to me, and she was taking care of my grandmother (who had dementia)..Granny loved to hold the monkey because it is so soft! She passed in January, so it’s extra special.

    Thanks for sharing this sweet story!
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Thanks for sharing Luke’s lovey story, that’s so special. When he starts walking, he’s gonna bring it everywhere he goes!

  • September 28, 2011 Evonne

    How cute is he!

    Both of my kids had and still have loveys. My daughter has a Winnie the Pooh blanket. My son was attached to a construction blanket, but now that he’s older, and blanket will do. He can’t sleep without one!
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      It’s good he doesn’t mind which blanket is available!

  • September 28, 2011 Missy

    My oldest (9), STILL sleeps with her lovey and I LOVE IT. It’s reassures me that she’s still a kid. πŸ™‚
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      I think I had a smelly pillow with me til I was at least 7!

  • September 28, 2011 JDaniel4's Mom

    What cute pictures! JDaniel didn’t have a lovey until he was almost three. He had favorite, but not an animal that had to travel with us.

    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Thank you. So far, only the blanket has traveled with us, Tiger is not allowed (in case he gets lost!).

  • September 28, 2011 KLZ

    My son’s lovey? Is a football.

    Or in a pinch, a soccer ball.

    Or a basketball.

    What can I say? The boy loves his balls.
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      So it starts from young, eh?

  • September 28, 2011 Kimberly

    Surprisingly Chunky Monkey’s first lovey…was a monkey πŸ˜‰
    Now it’s tiger and Eeyore and my mom’s quilt that she had when she was a baby.
    Thing about lovies is that your heart literally skips a beat when you can’t find them at naptime and bedtime. It gets ugly in this house when they’re lost.
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      I cannot imagine the day when we cannot find the blanket or Tiger. Ack!

  • September 28, 2011 Sweaty

    Look at that spiky hair! Hahaha. He’s such a darling!
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      I do miss the spiky hair!

  • September 28, 2011 Desperate Housemommy

    Love the “then” and “now” pics. And how he’s grown to love the lil guy in the time frame between the two. πŸ™‚

    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      He did, yes! I love looking at pictures of him when he was fat and spiky haired. Sigh.

  • September 29, 2011 RoryBore

    awww, that spikey hair is making me laugh and cry at the same time. weird how pics like this almost make me want another….

    my son had yellow blankie and “bear”…which is actually a groundhog (we think) hand puppet. Bear was mine when I was little. He no longer has a nose, or eyes and he has been sewed more times than I can count…but even though my big boy turns 7 today…Bear is still along for the adventure!
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      I love a lovey that’s passed on from mother to child, that’s wonderful!

  • September 29, 2011 Natalie

    Aww he is just the cutest little boy! Nolan does have a favorite blanket that he’ll just push his face in when he sees it. It’s the sweetest thing! He also has a favorite monkey mat rug that is soft that he’ll just bury his face in.
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Monkey does the face burying in his blanket too!

  • September 29, 2011 The Mommy Therapy

    The tiger is too cute, but has nothing on that spiky hair photo. Adorable.

    My youngest is latched to her little blanket. I started it early because I figured as the third child her competition for my time might be firece. She won’t let go of it for most of the day. Washing it is rough. I am desperately seeking a spare, she knows when I am trying to fool her with a fake.

    My other two are lovey-less and it’s actually pretty spectacular, though infinitely less cute! πŸ™‚
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      The spiky hair gets me each time!

      I have to be crafty when washing the blanket – I grab it off him after his nap, chuck it into the washer and dryer and hand it back to him before he knows it’s gone. I really should buy a spare one.

  • September 29, 2011 Kelley

    That is so sweet! Yes, my oldest has a lovey. It’s a stuffed dog pillow named “Dog”. Ha! We get real creative over here with our names.
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Hah! I’m not that good with names either. I once named a plant George.

  • September 29, 2011 Caroline W

    L is 14 months and has been attached to his lamb lovey from Douglas since 8 months – so we got two extras (just in case). When we ordered it on line, turned out the two extras were twice the size of the original lamb lovey. We used them anyway and he has one at daycare and with the other one and the original lovey at home. He spoons it when he sleeps which cracks me up and melts my heart. http://www.douglascuddletoy.com/dyn_prod.php?p=DOU1320

    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Aw, that’s so sweet! It does look like a very comfy lamb!

  • September 29, 2011 Ado

    You see?? This proves my theory that arranged marriages really work! (-:
    PS: Your son is v. handsome.

    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Haha, it takes a while though! Thank you!

  • September 29, 2011 Carri

    Mmmm…. fat baby thighs…. I want to eat them.
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      He still has them chunky thighs!

  • September 29, 2011 Mirjam

    Those pictures are adorable!
    My 2 year old never had a lovey, but now she has a giraf, a bear, a butterfly, a little soft doll and five of her favourite tiny books..sigh.
    My tip for you: buy a second tiger..just in case!

    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      I wish I could – my brother-in-law bought it from Thailand!

  • September 29, 2011 Bruna

    I love lovey the tiger! So cute. Even cuter is the little boy who owns the stuffy! Love it πŸ™‚

    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Thank you! The little boy loves his tiger so!

  • September 29, 2011 Runnermom-jen

    Aw, so cute!! My kids all have special blankets and stuffed animals too. But not until I weaned them…never made the connection until I read this πŸ™‚
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Switching their attachment from boob to blankets (or similar) πŸ™‚

  • September 29, 2011 Hopes

    Oh, that Tiger looks like a fantastic snuggle partner!! So soft and squishy!! LOVE IT!
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Sometimes I use the tiger as a pillow. Shhhhh, don’t tell!

  • September 29, 2011 JamieAnne

    My kids both had little lovies. My son’s is a blue bunny, and although he is over the attachment (he’s 13) I still have bunny. My daughter’s lovey got lost in our last move. πŸ™ She sometimes still brings up the loss (mostly because I have her brother’s lovey I think).
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Aw, that’s unfortunate that her lovey got lost. Are you keeping the bunny for your future grandchildren? πŸ™‚

      • September 30, 2011 JamieAnne

        For future grandchildren or for the kids to be able to have something from their childhood. I also have their new-born outfits and a few other baby bobbles. πŸ™‚
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  • September 29, 2011 Erica

    Oh Alison! I want to eat his thighs! He is so handsome! I love his lovey tiger even though ot may not have such a “nice” name, lol.

    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Haha thanks Erica! He still has pretty chunky thighs, hehe.

  • September 29, 2011 Alexandra

    THAT beautiful boy looks JUST like his mama.
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      *blush* Thank you Alexandra.

  • September 29, 2011 Leslie

    Oh, how I wish my little one had chosen a lovey. The only think she got attached to was the pacifier (even if only for bedtime). Now that the paci’s gone, she seems to like different stuffed animals at different times…meaning that her crib is completely filled with β€œfriends”.

    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      That’s good in a way, you don’t have to worry about losing that one special ‘friend’!

  • September 29, 2011 Momma Teacher Lady

    Aww so cute! I wish Gavin had gotten attached to a stuffed animal – rather that a 20″ hard plastic Buzz LightYear that talks and makes noises. I’d much rather have a plush tiger end up in my bed!

    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Oh yes, a plush tiger over Buzz any day!

  • September 29, 2011 Galit Breen

    Oh the cuteness and the sweetness and yes, even the chubby thigh-ness of it all, sigh- just sigh.
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      I sigh every time I look at his baby pictures. SIGH.

  • September 29, 2011 Jamie

    My boys have their blankies and the girls seem to be headed the same way. Our rule though is they stay in the bed. You want your blanket, you have to go to bed. Evil?

    Those thighs are edible!
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Not evil, smart!! He does have yummy thighs haha.

  • September 29, 2011 Asianmommy

    Oh, we’ve had a few loveys over the years. They go in and out of favor at different times. Osito Grande was the first one for my older one, and Sharky was my little one’s favorite.
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      That’d be interesting to see what will be in favor with my son in later years.

  • September 29, 2011 Melissa

    So cute! I have been trying to get my son to bond with Lovey Dog (or “Dogg” as my Hubs calls it), but I think he’s too young still. I am hoping that the bond will form as he gets older as well. I’m totally curious about what the tiger’s Arabic name it. πŸ™‚ Visiting you from BWOMM Wednesday linky.
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Not to worry, it took my son 18 months to get attached to the tiger! Whose name shall remain a secret πŸ˜‰ Thanks for stopping by!

  • September 29, 2011 Maureen

    Awww he’s so handsome! My son never have a lovey but weird enough he’s been taking a teddy bear to bed daily for the past 3 days. Maybe got something to do with me going back to work.
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Yes that could be it, he’s looking for comfort πŸ™‚

  • September 29, 2011 julie gardner

    Okay, my friend. You have so many comments – but I’m probably the FIRST ONE to tell you how cute your Monkey is.

    Right?

    I just love being original…Hooray!

    Note to self: You’re going to have to get here sooner if you ever want to say something that hasn’t been busted out a dozen times at least by previous commenters.
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    • September 29, 2011 Alison

      Do not be deceived – half of these comments are mine πŸ™‚

      I will never hear enough of how cute my Monkey is. He is, isn’t he???

      Julie, you are always original, and your comments always bring a smile to my face.

  • September 30, 2011 Lady Jennie

    How CUTE! Don’t you miss the chunky thighs and spiky hair just a little bit?
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    • September 30, 2011 Alison

      Oh I do!! He still has chubby thighs so there’s that πŸ™‚

  • September 30, 2011 Julie

    After staring at the baby thighs for, oh, at least 15 minutes, I noticed Axis & Allies. Love it.

    He’s growing up so handsome.
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    • September 30, 2011 Alison

      Hee hee! Thighs, yes, nom nom. Axis & Allies – my husband’s hobby! And thank you!

  • October 1, 2011 Lindsay

    ACK! I just want to nom his little cheeks! What a cutie pie. And I’m so happy that he finally latched onto that tiger. Good friends are hard to come by, you know? πŸ˜‰ PS- my husband owns ALL of those board games. I think he’d get along pretty swimmingly with yours.
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    • October 1, 2011 Alison

      Not as glad as me πŸ™‚ Haha, those damn board games!

  • October 1, 2011 Anne (

    My oldest had a stuffed polar bear that was a Coca Cola promotion from a restaurant. He called it “Co-Co Po’ Bear”.
    We were in Atlanta last month at the Coke museum and there was a wall of Co-Co Po’ Bear.
    I asked him if he remembered his (it’s in my keepsake trunk). He didn’t. He’s 20.
    It makes me sad that some of our best memories are only my memories now.

    • October 1, 2011 Alison

      Oh I do hope my son will remember! At least I have this blog documenting it all.

      • October 1, 2011 Anne (

        And it’s just so much easier to take pictures these days.
        Back then. only film. So much trouble.
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  • October 2, 2011 jacqui

    Aww…I love the pictures! Especially the last one! I’m glad he finally fell in love with the tiger…they are adorable together.
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    • October 2, 2011 alilee

      Aw, thanks Jacqui. He really loves the tiger.

  • October 2, 2011 Cookie's Mom

    Cute! Cute!

    Just a word of warning though. This can easily snowball. Mine now sleeps with Curious George (we’ll call him attachement #1), Teddy (attachment #2), Huggie Bear (a microwavable friend – attachment #3), and several imaginary friends. πŸ™‚
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    • October 2, 2011 alilee

      That’s a crowded bed!

  • October 2, 2011 Jen Has A Pen

    This spiky hair is adorable, but still secondary to the thighs. πŸ™‚
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    • October 2, 2011 alilee

      Oh absolutely.

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