Monday, November 17, 2008

Doggone Valentine's Day!

I get it. I know that Valentine's Day is nine months before November, but come on people! Can't you conceive at any other time than Valentine's Day? I know approximately 20 people with November birthdays. Two of my brothers, two of my niece's, eight friends, my dad, my MIL, my best friend's son, a few cousins. I'm going bonkers trying to keep them all straight. And I'm going broke too! It is insanity.

I realize Valentine's Day is the most romantic holiday and all. But what about January? You know, the holidays are over, there is nothing to do. Make a baby then! Or what about March? Spring is coming closer, the weather is getting nicer. How about a baby then! Or April! Yay, April! Or any other month, for that matter. Just not February, okay?

I think I should start circulating a petition for no more conceptions in February. Can I do that? You want to sign it?

Hmmm.

42 comments:

Karen Deborah said...

I'm fixed so I can have fun on Valentines day. uh hem. why don't you just send a card?

Cassie said...

I'll sign one. It seems half my family has Nov. bdays too!

Brittany said...

ha ha ha. Adam is a V-day (well, close) Bday. We had been trying since November, however, so.... It wasn't really planned for him to be conceived around that time! We just didn't think we'd get pregnant, so we didn't stop in February. Maybe we should have??

Lisa said...

I promise not to get pregnant in February - since I'll be about six months along then! And since this is the last cake this oven will bake, I'm pretty sure the rest of the February's will be safe too :) I know a lot of November birthdays too!!!

Mel said...

I never even thought about that...and I was born on November 13th! Ok...I'm going to work really hard to get *that* mental picture out of my head...

Danielle said...

Very funny!!! I'm with you on the January thing... at that you point everyone's be couped up in the house for two months.. you'd think they'd keep themselves busy lol....

giveitawhirl said...

my bday is the 12th and I'm adopted!! my daughter's is the 9th and then the whole "valentines day baby" dawned on me and my life made a lot me sense!! we have 5 nov bdays in are family and they are all now over, and we are all exhausted!

CissaLynn said...

LOL!!!! You are sooooo funny!!! :) I can't say much, tho, 'cause I am a November baby!!! I just had a b-day on Nov. 5th! :))
Have a good week!!!

Mom24 said...

I've got nothing to say, I have a November baby. :-)

anglophilefootballfanatic.com said...

Kat - NO MARCH SEX.

NONE
NOT
NO
HOW

I did a post on this very thing last December. We Christmas babies HATE it. For St. Patty's JUST SAY NO to that 6th green beer. Your future kid will thank you.

BethanyA said...

Ha! We have been celebrating lots of birthdays as well, but I never made the connection.

Cara said...

I never realized that. We have a lot of Nov. Birthdays in our family and now I think I know why. Everyone was getting busy on Valentines(all of them are between Nov. 20th and Nov.28th...one after the other)

Chris said...

I have a sister-in-law who has four kids. All of their birthdays are within three weeks of each other, in March. I can't help but wonder, what is so romantic about August?
I'll sign your petition. Of course, we're not conceiving at all anymore, so maybe I shouldn't have a vote.

Thank you, by the way, for the very kind mention on Saturday.

Rebecca Ramsey said...

Too funny!
Ah romance...

Roxy Wishum said...

Maybe it is the combo. You know sex + chocolate?

Kelly said...

We have a lot of December bdays in our family.....must have been spring fever!!

I always say Aiden is a Martin Luther King baby b/c he was conceived on that holiday weekend! LOL

Tammy said...

Only a couple November birthdays in our family. My youngest was born on Valentine's Day.

Amy said...

I think they say that most babies are born in September because of too much champagne on New Year's Eve! Your November is my December, but I guess it's all my fault, I must have preferred March ;-)

Kelli @ Gohn Crazy said...

haha every family seems to have its month. Ours is March here. :)

Maryeliz said...

I seem to know a lot of folks with February birthdays. Something about the end of the school term?

BTW, I just tagged you to do a photo game if you're willing.

OHmommy said...

Oh my gosh, you are sooo right, we have been invited to so many stinking birthdays this month. I am constantly at Target buying gifts. So much so, that I penciled it in my planner for next year. "BUY GIFTS ON SALE."

coastrat said...

Our three were born in June, July and August,and our birthdays are in May and June. We never gave much thought to when they would be born. When we decided we would have another one, that was it.

Dawn said...

Oh funny! I never even thought of that. ;p

Tam said...

LOL...not my family..everyone has winter birthdays but NOT FEBUARY..LOL DID YOU bury your ST JOE YET???

scrap chair potato said...

Yeah, the are a lot of November B-Days in my family including me. One of my best friend's birthday is too. Funny, I never thought about the fact that it is 9 months after Valentine's Day. I guess I like the summer because my babies have all been born in the spring.

Hollie said...

too funny!

lime said...

in trinidad they'd say the november baby boom is due to carnival occuring in february. ;)

wright said...

Too funny! I've never thought about the Valentine's connection, but I have several friends/relatives with Novemeber birthdays.

imbeingheldhostage said...

you've put a lot of thought into this, haven't you...

I guess I need to have a word with my family to see what made MAY such an prolific month.

Stephanie said...

We had NINE of us pregnant at the same time at our church. Since then, one more has gotten pregnant, too. I'm with you on the growing broke thing, too. Those nine women were all my closest friends, too! Here's to spreadin' the love throughout the year!!!

Karen said...

People in my area tend to get pregnant during the winter. It gets dark early and, since we're in the Central Time Zone, all the good TV shows are over by 10:00 p.m. *grin*

Courtney said...

I am with you on this one. Lets see what November looks like in my family: 5 - mom's birthday, 10 - grandma's birthday, 15 - dad's birthday, 20 - 2 of my cousins birthdays, 25 - uncle's birthday, and last but neve rleast 27 - my grandpa's birthday. Yea i am so with ya one the no more valentine babies!

Robyn said...

I never thought of it that way. But I only know 1 Novembber B-day.

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

I'll sign it--husband, father, sister, and 2 inlaws. Enough procreating in February!

Krystyn said...

Haha! We made two October babies (in January)...now we are going to be broke in October!

Bug-N-Bee said...

I've got a November 25th birthday...

Bug-N-Bee said...

Oh, and my brother, my cousin, a couple grandparents...hmmmm...

Lindsay said...

Oh that is too funny! I only know three people with bdays in November - yay! :-)

The Griper said...

mmm, if those conceived in february are conceived out of romance, does that mean the rest of us were conceived out of lust?

and what about us who were birthed in february, does that say we were birthed out of a romantic notion?

DysFUNctional Mom said...

ha ha! My family is a little slow, I guess they celebrated in March. We're inundated with December birthdays. Yeah, Christmas and multiple b-days. FUN!

Kelley said...

heh heh! I have a son born in November. I never thought about the fact that he was conceived around Valentine's Day. I'll sign your petition, though it's a moot point now that I have no intention of having any more kiddos. Four is enough for me.

Tonya said...

Hospitals are busy in September too 9 months after Christmas, New Years Eve and Day :)

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