19 March, 2013

Blue Frosting

The Bug is increasingly comfortable with each visit to day care. Comfortable enough to have a mini-meltdown after being dropped off now. But, when it fails to keep the parent in the room, she settles in to toddler play.

For the most part, we have kept the Bug off of sugar. A special occasion/treat kinda thing. Well, her social calendar has had a healthy helping of special lately.

She and I had an overnight away from home for cousin Hulk's second birthday. Cupcakes resplendent with Pocoyo blue frosting were had with breakfast... and lunch.

Then there was the great blue frosting cake of her little friend Sunhair's park birthday party. And there was much rejoicing.

Most recently, the Bug's next-door friend, Giggles had a Mickey Mouse Clubhouse themed second birthday party. A good change for red frosting. (Too much blue frosting makes an interesting green poop.)

And then Easter rarely passes without candy consumption. And then Wifey's birthday... We can count the weeks by sugar.

05 March, 2013

Daddy Bonk Head

In the Bug's frequent attempts at communication, she includes a lot of gesticulation. Amusingly, most of the pantomime accompanies what words she does know and not the Korean Hindi that makes us the bulk of her point. (Some can say the same about me.)

To request her lastest favorite game to play with me, she points in a direction when she says "away," pumps her arms to "run, run, run," and typically finishes with a hand tapping her head saying, "daddy bonk head." So, yeah. I hear all I need to know. And her eyes let me know there's no getting out of it without a fight.

Off I go. Flailing into some wall or door, bouncing off, and then fake-screaming as I pick a comfortable landing in a room of my choosing. Preferably somewhere I can easily get back up from for another bonk.

In a unrelated note, we have been quite fortunate not to have any medical concerns with the Bug over the last twenty months. Now she has a cold. She's doing a bang-up job feeding it and staying hydrated. On the get-more-rest front... well... aren't these things supposed to slow them down?