Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Adventures in babysitting

So on Mondays and Tuesdays I babysit our friends' two year old. Her name is Ansley Dawn. And she is the cutest, most precious 2 year old that I know!

I always try to do fun things with her, like coloring and writing her name. She loves playing with her baby dolls, so we do a lot of "feedings" and "diaper changing" for baby. She also loves books. At 2, she can successfully, and appropriately, turn the pages of a paper book, without creasing or tearing. (so proud). I have also introduced her to the Disney Channel, The Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo, and Ratatouille (she is obsessed with rats and fish...and my dog).  We always eat lunch like we're "on a picnic"; i.e. I lay out a blanket and we munch and talk about what Tyson is doing. Then we (scratch that, she takes) take a nap, and if she gets up before mom comes, we go to the park. She has amazing gross motor skills already!

However, she wears me out! It is especially hard when I have to work after she leaves, and all I want to do is nap. And I still gag on baby poop. It's sooooo, soooo, I don't know. SMELLY! I just pray she never pukes. I cannot deal with puke. At all. I can't even think about it without shivering...

I feel like babysitting and being around all my other friends kiddos (i.e. Camden and Xander and the future Snow Flake) is preparing me for one of two things: 1) motherhood or 2) the favorite aunt to all. :) I don't know which I would rather be....something to think about later on....


  1. I like your font. Also, Camden wants to hang out sometime. He's a really fun kid too! Unless cooped up in a small area and can't touch anything...hmm...

    And get a ring on it so we can get some little MH's running around!

    1. JS liked my font too. So, thank you!

      And you can bring Camden by anytime! You know the playground is right around the corner from my house!