Friday, June 01, 2007

What a Day

Today was almost a complete disaster. Good thing my friend Kelly came and saved the day! She brought the babies over and hung out with me in my rec room for a couple of hours this afternoon. Few! If she hadn't, I think I would have gone crazy...

Today was one of those days where Carter did everything I've told him not to... but not just once but twice at least. He dug up the seeds in our garden (even though he has is own "turtle garden" now), smashed his breakfast all over the table, drew all over himself and Taylor, hauled his dirty tractors from the back yard all the way up stairs to our bedroom (it left a lovely trail of dirt), he poked a million holes in a box I was going to send a package in, he pretty much flooded the kid's bathroom, and the list could go on. So, over all it was a pretty normal day in terms of a 3 year old but I had little patience for it...

I am tired and grouchy. The night before last I only got 3 hours of sleep and I am still recovering. Last night wasn't as bad but I definitely didn't get more than 3 hours in a row. I know I am just complaining. But in my defense...those of you who know me well, know that my body physically shuts down when I am not rested. Ok, so you are probably thinking...where are you when Carter is getting into trouble? Sometimes I am putting Tay to bed, sometimes I am making a meal, sometimes I am cleaning up the last disaster he made, but most of the time I am right in front of him. Sigh! I started today determined to get a few things done. Notice that I said "a few". I am very realistic these days you know. Long sigh! I only accomplished one thing on my little to do list for today.

6 comments:

Kelly said...

Believe me - you saved my day too!!

Corinne said...

Were did Melissa's post go??? I could have sworn I read one here the other day.

Angie said...

I just looked at your whole blog. All I've gotta say....HANG IN THERE! Carter is a cute little guy...but wow, he's mischevious! I hope, for your sake, that you start getting a full night's sleep again...soon! Anyway...good luck!

Melissa said...

I don't think I posted on this one, but I am now! Here are a few suggestions I have thought of:
1)He needs a brother to play with to get all the extra energy out
2)Stop feeding him so much healthy food, than he won't have so much energy--feed him junk like my kids!
3)Let him get into the Dimetapp more often!!!

I ditto what Angie said--Good Luck!

Leslie said...

Oh, Motherhood.

Jroo said...

I like the Dimetapp idea. Haven't thought of that one...recently. Oh, and if he's going to get any kind of new playmate, it's DEFINITELY going to be a sister.