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* Kurtis Garland

    (11/08/2019 at 00:32)
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He hadn't realised that he'd fallen asleep.

They were playing a game where he'd cover his eyes and she'd try to get the hands off his face until he 'peek-a-boo'ed her and she'd laugh. Clearly, it was a very exciting game because his head was dropping and his eyes were drooping...

 -- Awake!

The first thing he noticed was there was something soft on him.

The second thing he noticed was that the soft thing was not his baby.

Sitting up frantically, he started looking around the area for a sorry sight of his kid after being kicked off the couch or something.

"Addy! Addy, I lost Chloe!"

The fact he'd used her first name didn't occur to him in the panic as he began lifting up cushions, looking under coffee tables, opening cupboards.

"Addddddyyy!"

* Adelaide Parfait

    (11/10/2019 at 22:04)
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One hand trailed the top of the cot, as the other was squished by a soft hand, watching their little girl, Addy waited for it to loosen, and the tiny brunette to fall asleep. She could see Lo start to doze off, eyes slowly shutting down-- closing softly-- although she tried to reopen them and keep on staring. In fact, the hand fell down, and Addy felt a sense of relief hit her-- maybe they could get a good night's sleep? As the little hand dropped onto the cot. Standing up, she leaned on the edge of the cot, watching their baby, it usually took a couple of minutes for her to genuinely fall asleep, or else there'd be screaming.

And then Kurt yelled, once, and Chloe rolled over, and then he shouted a second time-- in fact-- his yell almost rivalled the screaming that came out of their baby's mouth. She was sobbing and kicking and screeching. Oh god, she truly hated him.

* Kurtis Garland

    (11/17/2019 at 00:11)
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Why wasn't she answering him?

He felt his nose flare in that temper that he always reigned in. This wasn't him yelling at her for smoking inside or leaving the bath running. It was their child, their child who could be hurt or scared or alone.

The scream of that child send his anger out the door because his feet were leaving marks on the floor with how quick he scrambled to follow it, jumping over the mess he had made and into the bedroom.

Addy looked angry.

Kurt froze, standing there in the doorway with a pillow in one hand and his hair wild in his face.

"She's okay?"

* Adelaide Parfait

    (11/17/2019 at 16:31)
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110Kurt was stood there in the doorway, he looked completely and utterly ridiculous. Almost too ridiculous to be mad at, then again, their little girl was screeching in her bed, little fists pumping with rage. Why did he have a pillow? It didn't matter now.

Instead of answering his question, the blonde gave him her usual look, and reaching into the cot, pulled out their crying daughter.

"She was," whisper snapped the blonde, bouncing with Lo as she tried to calm her down, "Until your yelling woke 'er up. She was 'appy asleep."

Addy glared at him, as she began to try and shush their little girl.

"Look, Daddy is 'ere, Daddy is okay, Daddy is in trouble with maman isn't 'e?"

* Kurtis Garland

    (11/29/2019 at 22:05)
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As soon as he saw the look, he grimaced. Oops. He was in the dog house.

"Well," Kurt floundered slightly as he felt like he should have a good excuse - well, he did! He did have a good excuse!

"You moved her, I thought she'd fallen off the couch or suffocated or crawled off so I panicked. It's not all my fault."

'It's not all my fault' was how he got away with subtly saying that it was also Addy's fault without blaming it on her completely and getting his hair shaved off in his sleep.

"C'mere, Princess." He grumbled, reaching out for Lophie to try and help calm her down.

* Adelaide Parfait

    (11/30/2019 at 00:27)
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Addy continued to glare daggers at her boyfriend, as he grimaced at her. Bouncing their little girl in her arms, the blonde waited for his reasoning as he stumbled over his words, trying to find an excuse. Of course she had moved Lo, Kurt's chest wasn't the safest place, though it was a warm place to rest upon-- much like a personal hot water bottle-- and she was worried about those two exact things. Neither wanted her to get hurt, but Addy had taken a logical conclusion and done logical actions, whereas Kurt had decided to give them all a headache.

"Yes it is." She replied stubbornly, as the blonde turned away from him slightly, still trying to get their little girl to dose off. Though the wailing had finally stopped, Lophie's wide eyes were still staring around the room, as her face was red. Addy felt like she wanted to burst into tears, she was just tired, at least Kurt had gotten some sleep. She'd not exactly had that luxury.

"Shhh, come on Lo."

* Kurtis Garland

    (12/15/2019 at 23:01)
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"Sorry, Ads." He grumbled, the grogginess washing over him as the adrenaline rushed from his system. The 'excitement' and potential danger had made him be on high alert and now that he knew where his kid was, the sleepiness was making itself known.

Addy looked stressed and more tired than he felt - which was a lot - and Kurt opened up his arms. "Give her here, I'll settle her down, you go sleep, take a nap."

No doubt this would either be a situation where Addy would complain and become grouchy with him, or where she would eagerly take the opportunity for rest.

* Adelaide Parfait

    (12/24/2019 at 02:06)
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And then he apologised, and did that sleepy look that he always got, and she couldn't stay angry at him for long. Still bouncing their little girl, even as he opened up his arms, she wanted to just hand Lo over to him, and let him take over their crying daughter, but she couldn't. And instead, Addy just continued to walk, bouncing their little girl and shushing her until eventually, eventually, Lo fell quiet, and they were able to put her down for bed.

The blonde walked over to her boyfriend, and just wrapped her arms around him, almost falling into him, as she hugged him.

* Kurtis Garland

    (01/04/2020 at 23:59)
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He hugged her back because he wasn't quite sure what happened.

The baby wasn't given to him so he had to just stand there and watch as Addy put her to bed. There wasn't much else he could do but to wrap his arms around her in return and shuffle them over to the rocking chair in the corner.

Slight manouvering was needed, though he eventually sat in it and held his girlfriend in his lap whilst she..did whatever she needed to do, whether it was sleep, just have a long cuddle, who knew.

Kurt didn't use the chair to rock however. He was a little scared that it would wake Lophie back up and then Addy might just explode.

* Adelaide Parfait

    (01/05/2020 at 21:43)
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Addy hummed softly into him, breathing out into a hum, as she sighed in relief as she felt his arms wrap around her, as her legs nearly gave way as she practically melted into his arms, he always knew how to calm her down. He always knew exactly what to do with her, as she clutched on to him, almost crying, but not quite.

She felt him walk her, shuffle her, to the rocking chair in the corner, the one that came from her side of the family. It was old, and had been refurbished, and her governess had sat on it, rocking her, and now she sat on his lap, as her head rested on his chest. God, she was tired, she was exhausted. It didn't give way, though, as instead she couldn't sleep.

"I love you," she mumbled, voice soft into his chest, as her eyes looked up at him, grey staring at his face, as one hand fiddled with his hair.

* Kurtis Garland

    (01/06/2020 at 20:10)
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The words she said meant more than he ever thought possible to him. Growing up in his household, in his lonely teenage years - Kurt had told himself that he'd never let himself be loved that way again. He wouldn't allow his feelings to get battered and bruised by people he opened up to and trusted.

He hadn't. Not for a while. A lone ranger, that's what he was, jumping between jobs, not socialising much during his shifts.

Then, he'd met her. Adelaide Parfait burnt a hole in his plans quicker than any fire could've. Suddenly, he wanted to go home to his apartment because he knew she'd be there. He wanted to wake up in the mornings to her cold feet and demands for coffee.

She'd given him something he never thought he'd have -- a child. The most wonderful and beautiful little girl that made his heart swell with pride.

"Shut up and go to sleep."

Translation: I love you too.

* Adelaide Parfait

    (01/06/2020 at 20:48)
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And she did exactly that, as her eyes gently fluttered closed, eyelashes brushing against his chest, as she let her head lean against it, hearing the heavy thump of his hart that pumped perfectly, when she lifted her hand against his neck, gently brushing the hairs on the back of it, that thump became heavier and faster, a reaction that she loved. Kurtis Garland was absolutely perfect for her, and she knew it, and she'd known this unconsciously before they'd even gotten together. He'd always called her Parfait, even though she could have been a Garland, and the ring rested, tightly on her finger of her left hand. She was soon to be a Garland, it was inevitable. He was still Parfait to her though.

"Shut up Garland." She mumbled, voice soft and breath warm against his chest as she leeched off his heat, as much as ever, as she had when they weren't even engaged, when they didn't have Lo. She'd followed him from job to job, and to his apartment, when she'd lived there temporarily, and now, they were there as she, in his lap, daughter fast asleep nearby, and exhausted.

"You're getting up when she wakes." She mumbled, tiredly, before her eyes eventually closed fully.

* Kurtis Garland

    (01/21/2020 at 21:41)
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"Mhm, sure." He agreed just because he didn't fancy arguing when she had his hair in her hand.



a few mornings later

"Uh, Addy? What's that spell to clean things again?" Kurtis Garland spent way too long cleaning up by hand because he used them more than he did his wand. It was instinct from having to lock away the stick with his books and uniform every summer when he was back at home - to avoid things getting ruined.

"I got a pancake stuck to the ceiling.." The blonde muttered as he looked up at the half-fried batter above him. Lophie was chilling in his bag against his chest as he'd found that she napped easier when she was there. It was a good solution as she could still move around in the bag but it was tight enough that she was most definitely not going to fall out. "If the baby eats pancake batter, that's fine right?"

* Adelaide Parfait

    (01/23/2020 at 22:30)
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The second that the first syllable came out of his mouth, Adelaide Parfait knew that her boyfriend had done something incredibly stupid. Especially when she walked into the kitchen and saw him, with their little girl laid in a sling across his chest, a small mop of hair peeking out. Somehow mess was traipsed across along the counters, flour was on the floor as she stared in horror at the mess around herself. 

"I will do it." She replied, rolling her eyes good-naturedly at him, after all, how could she argue with him when he was just that cute? Not to mention the fact that he'd tried to do a good thing, with the whole cooking breakfast thing. "I will clean ze- what do you mean zat zere is pancake on ze ceiling?"

She looked up at the half fried batter above her, and watched as a large glob fell down and landed on her forehead.

"No, you cannot." She spoke, eyes wide, "Show me 'ow and I will cook ze pancakes."

It must be noted that Adelaide Parfait was a terrible cook.

* Kurtis Garland

    (02/08/2020 at 00:02)
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The sheepish smile on his face grew when he realised that Addy wasn't actually mad at him for the mess. It probably would have been worse if he'd let the baby crawl loose in it.

Good job he had his bag!

Apparently, God hated him because the pancake batter chose the worst time possible to fall (so fast that he couldn't try to catch it) and landed on his girl.

"..."

She was offering to cook and Kurt didn't know if it was just a ply to get him to hand her the frying pan so she could wack him with it.

"Really? I can do it, sorta, just have to..get that down..with a spell? You're uh, good at spells? You can do it?"

Kurtis Garland did not want his kitchen burnt down by Adelaide Parfait, who was a terrible cook.

* Adelaide Parfait

    (02/17/2020 at 19:20)
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Adelaide smiled as she looked at her boyfriend, and that little sheepish smile that he had. He probably thought that she was some sort of demon, by the way that he did his stupid little smile, slightly nervous that she would yell at him. She was not a monster. She was just trying to be a good, kind, relaxed girlfriend, which is why she ignored the splash of batter on her forehead and instead just smiled at her boyfriend.

His silence was slightly worrying, but that was okay. Because she smiled softly at her boy, hoping that that would reassure him, as one hand reached out to take the frying pan.

"Non, I want to cook with ze muggle type." She smiled, "I can do it. I want to try. And you can not cook with a little Lo," her fingers reached out to softly feel her daughter's hair, "on your torso."

* Kurtis Garland

    (02/21/2020 at 22:16)
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"Have you ever cooked this way before?" Kurt asked warily, eyeing her up as he handed over the frying pan.

His head bent down to Lophie's height before he whispered, "Who should we call first? The ambulance or the fire department?" The baby didn't answer him, obviously.

"Do you need instructions? Also..how do we get the rest of the batter of the ceiling? I've lost my wand again."


* Adelaide Parfait

    (03/23/2020 at 20:02)
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"No, I 'ave not ever cooked zis way before." She replied, as she smiled at her boyfriend, kissing him on the cheek as she took the frying pan out of his hands, and placed it onto the stove, "But I can learn very quickly. I am a very good cooker."

Addy rolled her eyes at Kurt's commentary to their daughter, "Don't listen to 'im, Lo, 'e is very wrong, and I am a very good cooker. But call ze ambulance because I will kill my boyfriend if 'e continues to 'urt my cooking ability."

She poured some mix into the pan, "I do not need instructions, and you sort out ze batter."