momknowsbetter

Children think they know.. but they have noooo idea!

Dearest little one

Dearest little one..
Why is it that you are an angel ALL day for grandma, and the moment I walk in the door you turn into a Tasmanian devil..
Why is it that you don’t have an off button? I’d even settle for a dimmer switch..
Why is it that ‘bedtime’ is such a taboo word, yet as soon as you are in your pjs and curled up in bed, you are a sweet sleepy cherub..
Why is it that we have to watch Sonic the Hedgehog every night? Please start liking my shows..
Why is it that 20 minutes after we get in bed, you decide you just now want the food you were eating 4 hours ago..
Why is it that Donald Duck wraps a towel around his waist after his shower, but doesn’t wear pants..
Why is it that my side of the bed is always better than yours, and I only get 2 square feet of my queen size bed..
Why is it that you must have ALL your stuffed animals in the bed, yet you refuse to let me have my own pillow..
Why is it that you can get away with anything by smiling so big, that doesn’t work so well for adults..

Love,
Your Mom

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Slump

Ahhhh I have been in a writing slump! Lots has been going on! There is lots to write about! But where do I find the time to sit down and put it all into a blog?!

I am currently laying in bed with Dylan, watching Open Season 3, typing this on my phone.

Sleepiness is starting to overpower my eyes.

Dylan just told me he is done with the movie. Looks like its lights out.

Thought I would share my latest smile maker ūüôā

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Whats your favorite {sleep} position?

Looking through my pictures, I have realized I take an unusual amount of photos of Dylan sleeping. He tends to sleep in some odd positions, angles, places..

Kids are a mess when they sleep! They flop and flip and roll and flail.

As we fall asleep with our child, we can picture it in our minds.. your wee one is curled up perfectly next to you, laying perfectly still, fitting perfectly in the folds of your body as you are perfectly and comfortably laying in the exact middle of the bed.

HAH!

It’s not only the awkward sleeping¬†moments that I capture, it’s the cute and normal¬†ones too! I’m a mom.. come on.. of course I take photos¬†of my kid sleeping!¬†I want to capture him in the moment and keep him small forever!¬†And also, he is holding still and quiet and clean, I want to remember how peaceful he was and how at peace I was at this moment.. because pretty soon he will be running around, diving off the couch, his face covered in who knows what and he will most likely be missing a sock.. or both socks.. or his pants. *sigh* That exhausted me just thinking about it!

Here are a few of my favorite “Sleeping in the car seat” shots:

 

And then we have the “Sleeping on the ground” series:

 

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Then we have the “Middle of¬†the bed” Sprawl

 

 

I love cuddling up with Dylan in bed.. but I need my space too.. As you can clearly see.. he is all over the place. He may not be perfect, but¬†I am¬†perfectly happy.¬†I wouldn’t have it any other way ūüėõ

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