Tuesday, July 24

I laughed so hard I cried

Last night was supposed to be so relaxing. Leah did not sleep well the night before due to several coughing spells, but she had a great nap yesterday. She was pretty cranky all day, crying over EVERYTHING. So I decided early bedtime and we would have the evening to ourselves. I have not gotten it together enough to put her to bed early in a LONG time. By 7:20 she was bathed and we were reading stories in her bed. I left at 7:35 completely confident that sleep was imminent. Throughout the next TWO hours, she proceeded to request the following: medicine on her bug bites, more medicine on bites I had missed, a sip of water because she was coughing (also cough medicine), something to put her boogie on (she had picked it out of her nose), and last of all chapstick. This child, at 2 yrs old, has learned the making excuses at bedtime routine. Mike and I were cracking up at each new request, but I was so tired of climbing the stairs every 10 minutes with 50 extra lbs strapped to my front that I was almost crying. This CANNOT happen again tonight. We are going to cover all those bases in advance to see if that works out.

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5 comments:

Keri Donald said...

Leah's too smart... that's the problem! :)

stacy said...

she's smart and hilarious...not good for you though. Just think...another little erin on the way....you think they'll be opposites?

Christina said...

Ughh...I feel your pain. Zach has started doing this also. You have to train Leah to call Mike though. I put Zach to bed and read his stories but when he wants something he calls "joe". Joe brings the water while I'm in there.

NaeNae said...

This sounds too much like Kellynn. She is the master at coming up with excuses not to go to bed.

Brittany Love said...

Hahahahaha...maybe it's time to call Supernanny! I'm just kidding...I'm sure you can figure this one out since you are so creative. Maybe if I keep reading your blog, I'll be able to use some of your techniques one day!