Wednesday, September 26

know what?

The week did get better. And I love you all more for all the wonderful and hilarious comments left on that post. But in all seriousness, serious being something that I'm not known for, the week has been better.

Sure, the nap strike still continues, and the cats still poop with abandon but there has been no more human poop art and fur balls have not landed anywhere on the floor.

Those are both [very] good things.

The things that have made the week more bearable are small and varied, but big on impact.

(1) Bumper's "daycare" situation is working out much better than I expected.

Yes, she's on to me and she knows when we head down a certain street that we are going to Imelda's* house to "par-tah" [her words, not mine].

Today she told me I must stay and she threw a fit when I left. But when I returned, it turned out she calmed down soon after my departure and she did not torture Imelda's mom [too much].

* For now I will refer to her friend as Imelda because that girl loves shoes. I mean LOVES shoes. Her name is neither Imelda nor Marcos but damn, if she could own every pair of shoes in the world, this little lady would be very happy.

(2) On the way home from Imelda's house a large man was sleeping on a park bench. He looked like an outdoor city worker and he was sporting grey coveralls.

I noticed Bumper looking over at him as we rolled by. Out of the blue she announced "hippo nap!" and pointed at the man.

Damn that kid cracks me up. She nailed it.

I wish I had the camera - he did look like a napping hippo.

Those two simple things made for a better week [so far].

The only frustrating thing that is going on today is I don't have enough time to get everything done that I want to get done. Instead I have to prioritize [ewww... that sounds so responsible-like] and trust me, if I could delegate, I would.

There are about 100 posts knocking around in my noggin but haven't been able to make time to crank them out.

My time has been spent working [and having too much fun] over at The League of Maternal Justice . I'm not talking over there but I'm being all creative and fun.

Tonight I'm going to go through my photo archives to find good breast feeding photos to post. Read Mission #2 and find out why.

Come on, go on over and get yourself a button like this:

Or one like this snazzy little number:

And find out all about this:

Yes, you read that correctly: Breast Fest - got some? Than support them.


Lisa b said...

Facebook SUCKS

kgirl said...

I'm so torn, because, YES, facebook so sucks, but I just don't know how to quit you, facebook.

And I am so glad that your week is better. Bump's hippo comment made me laugh out loud :)

Kyla said...

Glad your week is looking up!

We had a nap boycott here today, too.

kittenpie said...

Hey! Way to find the joys where you can, hon.

And I know I say this every time you post a pic of Bumper, but DAMN that kid is gorgeous. Getting more so all the time, if I can even believe it.

And? I of course don't have breastfeeding pics, but I love the buttons. Will try to remember to link over on Oct. 10th!

nomotherearth said...

Can I join even if I never had a Facebook account? I still think it sucks.

Imelda. I love it!

Chag said...

I could see where a hippo nap would brighten anyone's week. Glad things are going better.

Naomi (Urban Mummy) said...

Yes, I agree facebook sucks.

But I am not sure I can quit the facebook.

As for breastfeeding photos, I don't actually have any!! BUT I do have a son who is still breastfeeding, so I will have to take some post haste!

Mrs. Chicky said...

I know I've got to give up the Facebook. But the pokes and the silly videos... how do I give those up??

Kidding, just kidding.

That aside, could you please ask Bumper to stop being so freaking cute? I'm prepared to be all surly and then I see a picture like that. How can my surliness compete?

something blue said...

Hippo nap is brilliantly funny!

I adore that photo of Bumper and her ball. She is the cutest little Bumper in the whole wide world.

crazymumma said...

Imeldo the daycare givin' shoe lovin' kid care giver.


and ya. Facebook sucks.

mothergoosemouse said...

"hippo nap" - that is spectacular! And so is that gorgeous picture of her.

Lady M said...

Glad the week got better.

Love the buttons!

slackermommy said...

Facebook sucks. I need to get my feeding boobie pics together.

Glad your week is improving.

JaniceNW said...

You've an award on my blog :)