Thursday, November 15, 2012

Makes me smile :-)

This morning was one of those mornings. I woke up at 3:30. I woke up at 4:30. I woke up at 5:30 and cracked it, decided to go to the gym and then Mr Oliver woke up too. I fed him. He then decided it was playtime. I rugged up, grabbed my water bottle and left the boys to fend for themselves.

I worked out. Got home, exhausted. Showered. Got out of the shower to discover the pooplosion of the year had occurred. Mitch was holding Ollie at arms length and had to run for the train. I gave Ollie a bath (it was THAT revolting). Attempted to get him dressed. Attempted. He was super hyped up because he had a bath at an odd time of day and didn't want to sit still for clothes but thought running around the house in the nude was a great idea. Finally conquered the baby dressing. Put on some washing. Came out to the lounge to discover Ollie had taken interest in the indoor plant in our living room for the first time and was pulling fronds off the palm and eating them. I saved the plant from any further destruction. Made my breakfast. Someone then decided he was hungry again too (despite having already eaten a whole bowl of weetbix) and needed to share mine. Got cranky when I didn't want to share more then a spoonful. Cried and rubbed a trail of snot all over my clean jeans. I felt like crying - it wasn't even 8am and we had almost 2 hours to pass before going out.

I made a cup of tea, sat down on the couch and thought about naptime.

Then, this happened.


Mr Oliver decided to ditch all his toys in favor of walking around the house with a sock hanging out of his mouth :-) You know, like you do... I had my phone handy and managed to grab a blurry snap before he came up and gave me a snuggle. I had been feeling so cranky, but in an instant this sweet kid turned my morning around. He might push my buttons sometimes but he always knows how to make his Mumma smile :-)

20 comments:

  1. What is it w kids and socks?? I guess I could just get lk a bunch of socks for him for Xmas and he would be just as happy!

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    1. Lol yes! I'm adding socks to my stocking stuffer list ;)

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    1. Ollie reminded me of Byron when he was doing this Tia - I remember him crawling around with a sock in his mouth all the time at Christmas :)

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  3. He is too adorable, I can see how he helped turned a bad moment into a sweet entertaining time. Hope you were able to get some rest :)
    Abi K

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    1. Thanks, it ended up being a great day in the end (once we got out of the house!). And I even got out last night for a haircut, bliss :)

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  4. Welcome to toddlerhood! driving you crazy one minute and melting your heart the next!

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    1. Absolutely :) That sums up my days most of the time!

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  5. Hahaha my boy was really active during his toddler phase too. its great to have help from family members but if u don't, it can be really tiring. Nonetheless, toddlers are so adorable and the love we get from them its all worth it in the end. :)

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    1. Definitely. My family all lives overseas and I do miss having the hands on support - but it's all worth it :)

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  6. Aw, see? It's the simple things in life! Who needs TV when you have kids to entertain you!

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    1. Lol yes he is definitely more entertaining then tv (most of the time anyway). The only unfortunate thing is he doesn't have an off button :P It's go go go all day long with this little guy!

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  7. Sounds like my adorable grandchildren. I get tired just watching them! Loved the post.

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    1. Glad you enjoyed it :) I always wonder how kids have so much energy!!!

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  8. My daughter has a nearly two year old boy, my only grandson of course. I can totally relate to your morning.

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    1. I imagine it only gets more frustrating around 2 as well - I feel like the older my son gets, the more rewarding he is but also he knows how to frustrate me more!

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  9. Kids are hilarious! I love it!

    Stopping by from the Friday Blog Hop!

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  10. Found you through Mommy Moments! Be thankful baby Ollie hasn't discovered nakedness during naptime and potty-ing everywhere! lol... or has he?

    Hope you continue to have a good week!

    whitneycroy.blogspot.com

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    1. Eeeeek!!! He hasn't discovered it yet, thank goodness... I'm not looking forward to that day! Have a good week :)

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