Monday, June 27, 2011

Day 512: Fostering Independence

Today was tiring.

Sweet P is still feeling rotten.  In a lot of pain.  And has turned to a bit of a DIVA.  We've made so many accommodations and special arrangements for her, she know expects us to bow to her every whim.  And I hate having to tell her 'no' when I can tell how awful she feels, but she really is getting quite bossy with everyone.

Including Little M.  Who is struggling with his own issues of being the un-diva (?).  He told me today that he wants to have surgery.  Why can't he ever have surgery?!  Because Sweet P gets everything, while he gets nothing.  In his eyes, of course.  In truth, he's been eating Popsicles and Jell-O right along with her.

So, it was a bit of a whine fest at our house today, among other struggles.

Which is why the following was even more appreciated.

This made me laugh out loud.  And I really needed that.

We keep unbreakable dishes fairly low in the kitchen so the kids can reach them by themselves.  Apparently, Baby B figured this out.

And this is what he was doing when I first caught him.  Almost!  Looks like we'll have to employ the lock on the water dispenser in a few inches.

Ah, so cute though.

Wishing you all Joyful Moments that make you laugh out loud!


Melanie said...

hang in there mom! Yeah for baby boy!

Nikki said...

Awe. Cheryl, you've had some scary things happening to Sweet P. You're in my prayers.

gus said...

Somehow, more than any other, the two shots here make me realize how much Baby B has grown! Wow! He'll be looking for the car keys in another blink.

So sorry to hear about all of Sweet P's woes. And yours, too. Hoping you both recover to your usual sweet selves really soon.

Linda said...

I love that you captured Baby B's progress with your camera!

My joyful moment was talking to you this morning.