Kids are sweet…When they are sleeping!

Well, here is my first parenting post.  I’m nearly positive I had my first weaned off the bottle by one year, and here I am with Wildman, nearly 14 months and trying to force myself to make the change.  He is not in favor of this change!  Please tell me there are some other Mom’s in my situation?  I decided that tonight was the night, no more bottle for us, it is time!  We have been swapping bottles for sippy cups for two weeks now and I know I just need to do this.  Look at how sweet these two are….when they are sleeping that is!  (please excuse the pictures off my phone, still learning how to use it!)

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Sleeping kids!  Wonderful!

Here are two predicaments I found him in over the past two days, Boys crawl in/on/under EVERYTHING!  No one tells you that when you have one. Mind you Skeeter Bug is not innocent by any means.  She is actually a major instigator in the Wildman’s menacing skills…

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Now that is hanging out on the second story!  And Wildman managed to crawl up on the table, play in a puddle of water he created with that cup and find his sisters toothbrush, it was only 3 days ago he figured out crawling up the kitchen chairs.

Skeeter Bug transitioned so well with every change (or maybe it seemed so because she was our first and we had nothing to compare to).  Look at her, I think she is giggling at me with every struggle with the Wildman.  However, she gets into her fair share of trouble…like, getting into the Vicks Vapor Rub (great for all sorts of things).  The Rancher puts it on his lips at night, but never quit like this…

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Need Vick’s?  This little girl did, along with her little brother, and two dolls. Oh Boy!

However, this afternoon I got to take my a nap with the Wildman, it has been since maternity leave (nearly 12 months ago) that he has napped with me, so I took complete advantage of this opportunity.  Aren’t they sweet when they are sleeping?

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What are some of your biggest challenges in parenting??

 

8 Responses to Kids are sweet…When they are sleeping!

  1. Pops says:

    did you forget about Ty. Him .
    Cody kinda remind me of each other

  2. Jen says:

    No worries on the bottle thing, I thought Stoney was potty trained 2 months ago.. here we are on our 3rd try and I’m still not sure he’s ready. It will come in time. Zin has also reached the climbing stage. He thinks its great to climb up the dog steps onto my bed and then proceed to fall off all while i’m sitting on the toilet. ONE DAY….. I will be able to poop in peace!

    Miss you guys!

    • Oh Jen, I hear ya about the bathroom! I’m thinking in 18 years when they are out of the house. However, I know when I’m home with my parents I’m still In the bathroom when Mom is! I’m sure she was thinking the same thing at our age!

      • Gerry says:

        You are right we all think it will end when they grow up and move away. But you are always their mom and that will never change. I laugh at the young parents at work saying that when their kids move out of the house it will be so easy. You still worry about those kids and then the grandkids start coming and then it starts all over and multiplies. Your heart just gets bigger and bigger as the family grows! 🙂 So I say enjoy every minute of those little ones!! It goes by fast! Mom

  3. Kris Lawien says:

    Teenagers, just wait. I do enjoy keeping up with your family. And I really miss you guys.

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