I could never imagine myself saying, "Honey, it's time", like they do on tv. And when I was pregnant with baby #1, my husband thought it should be something like an alarm clock or the toaster popping, so he said when the baby is done, it'll go "BING!"
So did/does anyone else have a code-word or some special way they announced that labor had started?
When my water broke at midnight with #1, I called down the stairs (my husband was still up as usual), "BING! At least, I think!"
With baby #2, I was dialing the phone to call him as my water broke. He was "working" at a friend's house in Cambridge. So I asked him to please bring home some "bing cherries" because we were out (mind you, it was January, but my husband doesn't notice these technicalities). And he just didn't get it for a moment...I guess he thought it was some strange pregnancy craving, that I wanted specifically bing cherries. And then it dawned on him.
So at 3:30 or so this morning, I woke him up and asked him if he had returned the boys Bing & Bong DVD to Netflix (it's actually called Tiny Planets, but the two main characters are named Bing & Bong; we returned it weeks ago, but he woke right up trying to remember). I said, "I'm pretty sure we returned Bong, but Bing is still here!"