Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Being Late

So most of you know that I have a chronic lateness problem. It seems no matter how hard I try or how much time I give myself, I am still late. There is always a reason, but I'm sure it just sounds like I'm making excuses most of the time.

To reinterate my point let me share with you today's experience. We had an appointment to meet with our new landlord at noon. I ran down to warm up the car while I got shoes and coats on. I got Connor ready, then went to snag Greg, only to find that he'd used this short window of time to poop in his underwear. Never a quick cleanup. I raced through as quickly as I could and redressed him. As I'm putting Greg's shoes back on, Connor crawls by with a very telling odor. Are you kidding me?! By the time I get my second stinky boy changed and redressed its now the time we should be there. Had they held out for half an hour we could have been on time. It seems like no matter what I do, I destined to be late.

Hailey's birthday party

Despite the neighbors intentions, Hailey's birthday party was a lot of fun. The girls made necklaces and put on makeup. Hailey's friend Hannah got her a Barbie swimming pool. You haven't lived until you've played with a Barbie pool that actually holds water! Luckily I made them fill it up in the bathroom because when they were done they decided to just dump it out on the floor rather than the sink or tub.

Maryann, Hannah, McKenzie, and Hailey

Hailey's very excited about her birthday cake.

Hailey really wanted a ballerina cake like I made McKenzie a few years back. Of course she decided this after I'd already been shopping for her party. Lucky for her I had to make a milk run so I could get the extra stuff for this mondo cake.