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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??