Today was an off day. It was brilliant outside — blue skies with a few clouds and not too hot. Perfect weather for a play in at the water park and a picnic lunch, right? No. Isn’t it funny how as a mother (or maybe its just me), we spend so much time going over the situation in our heads, trying to figure out is it teething? Is it a tummy ache? Is it general 2ness? And then we have to helplessly shake our heads and wring our wrists because the plain fact of the matter is I just don’t know. So instead, I let him hide away from the world with these giant chess pieces because, hey, he’s happy, and honestly, if I was having a bad day, I wouldn’t really want to play with friends on the playground either.
So here’s to embracing 2 and all its gigantic ups and downs.