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Saturday, March 10, 2012

Which Scream do you Run too First

Today is Mrs. Fruits birthday and to celebrate I offered to watch the kids so they could go out. You should have seen the smile that spread across her face when I offered. Best gift I could have given the new mommy.

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They left for their night out and I got to spend plenty of time with my niece and my nephew; such delicious adorableness, so much fun and adventure. The first few hours were awesome and good lordy how this little boy has grown in the past two weeks.

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The baby was easy; diaper change, feed, burp, cuddle, sleep and repeat. In between the babies naps I spent plenty of time playing with Ms. Bambi. Ipad games and then when that got old I gave her some arts and crafts.

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In the middle of arts and crafts the baby cried. I fed and changed him in the other room smiling into his sweet little face, his eyes tracking my every movement. I got up a few times to check on Ms. Fruit and she was doing so well. See this whole kid thing isn’t so hard I thought to myself.

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But when I got back to the arts and crafts table I saw what Ms. Bambi had done, a glue goo pile and two ruined markers. Since the mess was made I just let her roll with it, after I put up her long hair. Bath time was going to be soon anyways.

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I thought I was doing pretty well until it was time for Ms. Bambi to go to sleep. She needed a bath, so I could scrub off the gooey mess of the glue. But then the challenge happened. The baby started crying in the next room, I didn’t want to leave Ms. Bambi alone, so I ran grabbed the baby and brought him back to the bathroom. Now I have a crying baby in my arms and a toddler that needs to be washed. It was interesting to say the least.

After bath time it was pajamas and book reading. I was feeding the baby and Ms. Bambi wanted me to read her book. Since she knows it by heart I asked her to start reading without me. So cute. But then it got even cuter when she insisted that she read to her little baby brother.

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With the baby down to sleep we spent some time reading her Dr. Seuss books. I love this little girl so much! We read three and then added one more because I am the Aunt and I get to spoil her.

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After Ms. Bambi was sleeping it was just me and Baby Fruit, a sleepy little guy that refused to go to sleep even though I knew he was tired.

When the Fruits walked in the door all smiles after their movie and dinner I was tired. Only five hours but these kids needed constant attention. And it felt so right.

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3 comments:

Sonja said...

You're such a wonderful auntie! :)

And ZOMG WHAT A CUTE BABY. Holy cow is he cute!

lilmansworld said...

What a great aunt/sitter you are! That's impressive that lil miss knows the book by heart! z baby has gotten bigger too! hot mama :)

paul peggy zeus said...

The answer is simple - all of them. You are such a giving, loving sister in law. (Or sista as they say on the islands).

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