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Friday, April 8, 2011

A Day That Will Live In Infamy

Our day so far...

7:30 AM - both girls up and ready to GO! GO! GO!

9:30 AM - I've already lost count of how many times Dani has needed to be pulled down from climbing on chairs, their table, the high chair, overturned storage containers, the back of the couch, shelves, the entertainment center, and anything else she can get a toehold on.

10:45 AM - Michaela uses an entire (brand new last night) roll of toilet paper and tries to flush all at once.  Luckily I stop her from overflowing that mess and flooding the bathroom...

10:50 AM - Girls' bathroom is closed up until I can go upstairs to get the plunger.

11:15 AM - During a phone call with my sister Dani says another new word.  "Gigi" is very excited to have her name added to the list of "Things Dani Says."  No variation of "Mama" is on that list.

11:20 AM - Thing 1 tackles Thing 2 to the ground while trying to give her a hug.  Crying ensues and I hang up on my sister.

1:30 PM - Attempt to put Dani down for a nap.  She's not having it and cries until rescued.  Why don't these kids like sleep?

2:10 PM - My children are whirling dervishes of destruction.  This morning you could see the floor in our living room.  Now it looks like this...


2:45 PM - Why are they so quiet???  Look towards kitchen to find that Dani had gotten a half full bottle down from the counter to empty on her pants.  It's a NO PANTS PARTY!

3:45 PM - FINALLY get Dani to go take a nap.

3:55 PM - Michaela went to the bathroom while I was putting Dani down for her nap.  Wiping herself is a skill we're still working on.  Thankfully there were clean underwear in the laundry room. 

5:10 PM - Nap time is done.  Um, that went waaaay too fast.

5:15 PM - Chris is home and lets me run upstairs for a quick shower before he leaves to go to the hockey game tonight.

6:00 PM - Unclog the toilet from this morning.  FYI: it takes about 20 flushes to get an entire roll of toilet paper down.  Thankfully neither one of them tried to touch the plunger.

6:30 PM - Time to go get some dinner.  While both girls have eaten regularly today the last meal I had was about 10 hours ago.  Chef Panera Bread is cooking dinner today.

I'm soooo looking forward to bedtime and wine tonight!


It's a good thing they're just this cute. :)

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3 Comments:

At April 8, 2011 at 4:28 PM , Anonymous Shannon McAvoy said...

Yes, totally cute!!! Makes it all worth it. I can see it in their eyes though.....T-R-O-U-B-L-E!!! :)

 
At April 8, 2011 at 4:36 PM , Blogger Jaime said...

HEHEHE...they are too cute!!! WOW what a day!

 
At April 8, 2011 at 8:28 PM , Anonymous Jamie said...

I bet they woke up, looked at each other, gave a wink and said, "Let's do this."

 

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