taking back roads

The Kids

on January 10, 2015

Over the break B had little issues with clothes, shoes, etc. This week was a different story. There must be some anxiety about school which comes out in  sensory issues. I really don’t think he’s manipulating us – or trying to act out.  Once he’s at school he’s fine (I’ve talked with teacher – no issues at all with behavior, friends, grades..). And when I pick him up he’s happy, usually had a good day, excited to share about it. But then when morning rolls around its rough all over again.. It’s a really hard way to start the day.
He really doesn’t like me taking pictures of him, so I don’t push it. Which can be hard since I like to capture like every minute of the day. 😉 I was overjoyed when he actually smiled me for when the camera was out.

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He really is a great kid. And you should see his crazy dance moves.

And with this one, there’s no need to have an alarm clock.

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I think he wakes up the sun and roosters.

Funny story – for bdays my mom takes each kid out to lunch and a store to pick out a gift. She took J to Toys R Us, but that was too overwhelming for him so he asked to go to Target (that’s my kid!). He ended up picking out character sheets (!!) And a little Minecraft animal -both pictured above 🙂

He really likes to help out in the kitchen – especially if I’m making something sweet! Here he is helping me with applesauce pancakes.

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Now Abby – she’s too busy this week for pics – aka face glued to  Kindle.

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Her BFF gave this locket to her. It’s fun to hear about her friends, reminds me of the fun I had as a young girl.

And then there’s this mess..

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I sent her to my room to nap since he was getting a little too sassy and when I checked on her, she was watching a DVD.
#parentingfail
#smartkid

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Now she’s just trying to cover her tracks, explaining to me the situation – the DVD player was already in my room, along with the Dora DVD. She just turned it on.

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Let’s be honest, she pretty much rules this place.

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And when your kids don’t want you taking their pic, you practice on their toys.

Have a wonderful weekend! I’m sure most of you will be staying inside. I’m babysitting a friend’s son and since it’s too cold outside we’ll be heading to Chick-fil-A soon. Let them get the crazies out in the play area, as I sit on the other side of the glass wall, the nice quiet side 🙂

Happy Saturday!

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