With CavWife and I out of town this past weekend the kids stayed with some friends. I haven’t written too much about the kids lately. Our friend’s updates were funny, so I thought I’d make them available.
Ch. 1: played on floor from 8-9:30. LAID on floor while CavKids PLAYED on floor.
Ch. 2: SNACK–brought up by CavGirl (surprised?) Townhouse crackers/bananas/grapes and a few Easter M&M’s from the bottom of Karl’s Easter basket.
Ch.3: SWAM from 10-11:30. Neither went in farther than their knees (1st pool step). But we had fun with Grey’s truck and sand bucket. They poured water all over me! When they were peeling off their suits I suggested they go potty in the grass since CavSon wasn’t keen on my toilet before we swam. Both had success!
Ch. 4: LUNCH at………….McDonald’s!! 11:45 – 12:30. They were completely clueless about the restaurant and the food. I was almost embarassed! I got them both Happy Meals thinking they would each get a toy—well….it was a CD of kids songs. Except when we played it in the car on the way home it was RAP and HIP-HOP! Sung BY kids but definitely not “Kid Music!” CavGirl gobbled all SIX and CavSon ate 3 of his 4 but ALL of his french fries! He was completely fascinated with the Ronald McDonald statue outside on the bench, so after we ate we went out there. CavGirl crawled right up into his lap but CavSon kept shaking his head “no!” I bet next time you pass McD’s she will mention something about the trip.
Ch. 5: came home and played babies with Meg and Amber til nap.
Ch. 6: NAP at 1:15. He went potty on the toilet, and he did use the stool a bit. She was totally into going upstairs with all her JUNK to take her nap; so was CavSon til I actually left Karl’s room–then he cried, but not for long. She asked for some books and as of 1:45, I don’t hear any crying or singing…..
Ch. 7: Post-Nap: I think I filled you in on most of this. The kids played with Amber and Meg on the tire swing while I fixed dinner. We ate and I drove the girls to Lakeland. Came home and took baths in the BIG bathtub. They loved it.
Ch. 8: 8:15: BEDTIME! We all read a book then CavSon went down, then I read 1 more to CavGirl and she went right down. I woke up about 7:45 and was listening for “rumblings” but heard nothing–I couldn’t believe this was actually true. When I went upstairs, meg had her on the bathroom sink and was looking at her chin. Well…..apparently she fell out of bed in the middle of the night and hit the bottom of her chin on the little rocking chair next to the guest bed! I didn’t hear a thing!!! She said she didn’t cry–just crawled back into bed. But her bumpy blanket looked like a CRIME SCENE this morning, as did her PJ’s. (another load of wash…) She has a small slit on the bottom of her chin. A doctor might have called for a stitch, but…too late! So Meg was cleaning it and putting a band-aid on it. She wasn’t upset at all!! Can you believe it??
Ch. 9: HOT BREAKFAST ofand yogurt. MEG thoroughly enjoyed it. She left at 9:00 for and we didn’t! Instead, we watched…..”Lady and the Tramp” which the kids LOVED. This gave me time to get ready for church. (A guy from Riverview preached…where is that? He said near Brandon? He mentioned that they adopted both their girls, and CavGirl made friends with Rachael in C.Church.). He came out of the nursery after church with a Matchbox Service Station/garage which I was told was a birthday present from the nursery worker! He was SO excited. The C.C. lady told me the nursery worker (don’t know any names here!) tried to bring him to C.C. since he is 3 now (I totally forgot!) but he would have NOTHING to do with it! So they took him back to the nursery.
Ch. 10: LUNCH–grilled cheese and tomato soup and fruit. CavGirl did not care for her soup and she told me so, but quickly added that she could still have a snack, right?!! : ) They watched the last 15 minutes of the movie and down for nap. This time I remembered his diaper!
Ch. 11: NAP–I slept great….don’t know about CavGirl as she was up and singing at 4:00 when I went up. He had just woken up and was crying a bit. CavGirl wanted to swim again, so as she was going potty b-4 putting her suit on, he tried to jump up on the toilet as well. He had just peed in his diaper so I couldn’t imagine why he would want to try again, but I made him wait til she was done. POOP!!! This would have been a dandy time to be able to talk…but I’m glad he did it w/o being asked. We were out in the pool when Cavnan called, but Karl gave me the message. CavSon was not as thrilled about going in this time—it was all I could do to get him to stand on the first step. Oh well.
Ch. 12: PIZZA for dinner: I just ordered Dominos. CavGirl suggested that we go somewhere “special” for supper like we did for lunch yesterday so we compromised on pizza. She asked it if was the kind that the MAN brings!!
There you have it … a few days in the life of the kids.