Thursday, January 21, 2010


Does she look like she could melt a hole in your head?  Because she can...

Here's a rundown of breakfast at our house this morning:
Paige, after being offered milk, her usual preference:  (Screaming) "I said a juice box," throwing herself onto the counter,all woe and misery.  For the record, she never said anything about a juice box, just came into the kitchen and sat down, ready to eat.  Me, ignoring the tantrum, juice box delivered, "What would you like for breakfast?"  Blank stare.  "Pancakes?" More staring.  "Oatmeal?" More staring.  "Cereal?"  More staring.  "Eggs?"  Yelling "I want popcorn!  I. don't. like. that. cereal!"
So, for breakfast she had: A juice box (the flavored water kind - is that bad?  Don't answer)  Popcorn (that she WILL NOT share).  And cereal (I'm not saying what kind - it has sugar as the second ingredient).   I'm not going to go into what happened when I was helping her get dressed, but it's worth noting that she was out of her favorite dresses and the leggings were "too dark."

Sometimes the only thing that keeps me from yelling at her is repeating these words over and over in my head "she's two, she's two..."  Not that we aren't trying to teach her to use her words, to speak politely, that the world doesn't revolve around her.  But, she's two.  And it won't last forever.  And it helps that Chris is home now and he always helps me see the humor. And she's cute, and we love her to pieces.

Friday, January 15, 2010


I'm just experimenting with picture sizes.

This little girl woke up sick @3:00 am on Sunday - so far 4 of us have gotten it.  I hope we are all close enough together on the sick-time continuum that it doesn't cycle through again. 
Those cookies are her favorite (the rest of us love them too.)

On an unrelated note - last week Maggie and I went to our local chain hair cutting store for updates.  (If you live in Utah, go to Heather's girl -worth every penny).  I think my girl maybe used to not be a girl.  Here's why - have you seen Star Trek?  The new movie?  You know that scene where James Kirk has an allergice reaction to the shots his friend is randomly injecting into him and his hands get really big?  Well,  when we watched that movie this week,we watched that 20 seconds of the movie 4 times - just so Chris could have a visual of what my hairdresser's hands looked like.  Not kidding - Mr. Kirk's were a little bit larger,but it was the same idea.   I keep wondering if that meant anything or if I was just being judgemental, or maybe just mental.  Maybe I'll take Ashlee back to verify.  I didn't get that movie - even if they went through the wormhole how, HOW, How are there 2 Spocks?  It's still bugging me.  Have a good Friday.