Tuesday, August 14, 2007

A Taste of My Afternoon

So, my day started off really well - we headed for soccer camp at 8AM and all three kids did great. When we got home, we spent some time outside riding scooters and then it was time for Jacob's nap. He took a great nap - 2hrs. and I got a lot done around the house while the kids played nicely together. Time for lunch came and everyone ate great! At this point I was planning on taking the kids swimming after their naps but low and behold, who knew the afternoon would bring about a 180 degree change. I should have known something was wrong when Elizabeth took a 2 hour nap on the couch but instead I just appreciated it. My second clue should have been that Jacob also took a 2 hour afternoon nap before getting up and trying to wake up his big sister (see below). Once again, I just mistook it for peace. My third clue - which should have been the biggest was that AJ slept from 1:30 until 4PM. Four o'clock was apparently the witching hour because Elizabeth, Jacob and I were startled by the sound of what we thought was a siren. Instead it turned out to be the infamous AJ. Talk about waking up on the wrong side of the bed - his wailing went on for almost 2 hours without and reprieve. Comforting didn't do the trick and neither did tough love - so we just waited out the cries. Once this spell was over, he was the sweet old AJ again but boy did it make for a rough end to the afternoon.

1 comment:

Shelley said...

The calm before the storm! Gotta love those days!!!