Lorelai has finally gotten over her cold, I’m happy to report. It stuck around f o r e v e r and we had to back out of a couple of playdates because of it. I’m getting ahead of myself, though.
Valentines Day. I made Lorelai heart-shaped pancakes and we made a heart-shaped pizza for lunch. She was thrilled to bits about all of the heart stuff. We also went grocery shopping and bought Daddy a little gift. My parents spoiled us with beautiful flowers (I got tulips and Lorelai got a potted plant with red blossoms – I’ll try to get pics this weekend.). Lorelai also got a beautiful Minnie Mouse watch from them. When M got home, he took us out to dinner (I didn’t want to go anywhere because Lore wasn’t 100% but he insisted). We ended up going to Lupe Tortilla, which I’ve heard amazing stuff about. I honestly wasn’t that impressed, but I’m not going to moan about it now. =)
Lorelai also made a craft. This is really her first craft that she’s done pretty much by herself. I helped draw the shapes (except for the bottom piece) and she cut and glued everything. She was so happy to give this to her Daddy on Valentines Day.
On Thursday we had a playdate at a nearby park with the play group. The kids got together and made some homemade bird feeders, which turned out really cute! We used bagel halfs, but you can also use orange peels (cut the orange in half) or pinecones. Lorelai really enjoyed herself, but also had a little meltdown because she didn’t want to share her bubbles. *dramatic sigh*
When we got home from the playdate, we found that M had filled the sand table back up with new sand. Lorelai was completely thrilled about this. I bought her some new sand toys from Michael’s (a dollar, guys – go get some!) and she had a great time.
Last night and today have been quite a challenge. Lorelai would NOT go to sleep last night forever and was just acting super bratty in general. She threw a few tantrums and I told her we were starting over on the “Chuck E Cheese’s” sleep chart. She told me she didn’t care about ANYTHING and continued to scream. So I told her we weren’t going rollerskating today and, again, same bratty attitude.
I’m SCARED of what’s in store for the teenage years. I’m pretty sure somewhere in this blonde head are a couple hundred gray hairs already poking out. =/