All of that baby fat that was so chunky and squishy is gone, and you are long and lean, tall and wiry. You are obsessed with cars and trucks, and can play by yourself for seemingly hours. This is totally amazing to me, as it gives me time for me, and all of the seemingly endless things that need to be done. (like reading books, napping, and ahem, occasionally doing housework ; ) Outside is the place to be, and there are almost always tears when we come inside. Daddy was amazing enough to fence in the backyard, so now you have a safe place to play and i don't have to chase you all over the neighbourhood. You love your water table and sandbox, and helping mommy in the garden. Somedays you eat and somedays you don't. Some nights you sleep and some nights you won't. But you are almost always happy and ready with a smile. And i just know you will be an amazing big brother.
First off, I would like to say thank you to everyone who commented on yesterday's post.
It makes me feel better to know that i am not the only one dealing with this type of thing!
Of course I certainly hope it was an isolated incident, and I will be the first to say that I have never seen that little boy
do anything like this before. He actually seems like a nice kid.
(not that I watch him all the time or anything, but I just might start : )
I know that sometimes in the heat of the moment kids get swept up, and when you're three you don't necessarily
understand that what you are doing is wrong or hurtful.
He just really wanted to ride the car with his buddy, and I am not reading any more into it than that.
It was a bit of a wake-up call though, to the fact that I actually have to start PARENTING.
So far I have been coasting along on my laurels, thinking 'hot damn this mommy stuff is a piece of cake.'
(as if, but we'll just pretend.) This is a game changer. This is where making a silly face or singing 'you are my sunshine' just won't cut it anymore, and I have to start thinking about how to react like an ADULT in these situations.
I am so not an adult yet, and so ill-prepared for this!
Anyways, I'm sure the shoe will be on the other foot soon enough, and all I can do is hope that
my eyes are open to see, and that I can teach the Little how to share and take turns.
So, moving on to my other little bambino.....
I lost my little buddy again to the nap monster today, but this momma sure isn't complaining about that : )
The baby is the size of a red onion now,
and is definitely doing some backflips and summersaults!