A mother’s job is NEVER done. I do declare now that I’m able to be a bit more active, I do declare I could go from sunup to sundown without stopping for a minute. Today I woke up and was on the go so much that I couldn’t stop to eat until almost noon. The only reason I’ve stopped now is because my blood sugar was so low and Zeva was complaining.
Well, I believe I’ve already stated that I’m dealing with gestational diabetes. So far, they haven’t put me on insulin, but we are having to keep track of all that I eat and I’m getting my poor fingers pricked six times a day. Since I lost two pounds last week, they are now having us go see a high risk pregnancy doctor in Columbia. So, only time will tell what happens. Plus my doctor wants to see me every week now. Plus we have to see a dietitian every week too. So, I’m learning a lot, and so far, Zeva seems to be doing well, but the doctors are just being very protective of the baby. 🙂 Which, even though all this is a headache and a half, I’ll endure it because it means we’re all taking care of Zeva.
Little Del got his four year old shots this past Wednesday. He was so eager to go to HIS doctor because he hasn’t been to a doctor in what feels like forever because over all he’s a pretty healthy kid, but he felt left out because everyone else (his Daddy, his big brother, and me) have been going to doctors. Then when we got there, he had to wait a long time for the doctor to come into our room, and he kept saying, “Mommy, this is boring. Mommy, this is no fun at all.” Then when it came time for his physical, he kept giving his doctor strange looks like, are you crazy for wanting me to do these silly things. The doctor had him touch his toes, hop on one foot, draw little pictures, tell him colors, and he had to read things from a distance. However, Little Del made it so funny because he’d do it and then look back at me, and give me the look that said, this is crazy and odd! Then came time for his shots. He did the typical kid thing and screamed and cried while it was being done (I still remember those shots, and they do HURT), but when it was done he told the nurses “thank you.” Then on the way home he tells me, “They took all my blood,Mommy.” Then a few minutes later he says, “Nope, they didn’t, I still feel blood in my toes, arms, and legs.” He said he knew he’d be healthy now because he had all his shots. He’s such a gem. It amazes me how quickly he’s grown up.
My oldest child has been getting into trouble this past week at school. I think a lot of it has to do with the fact that I made the mistake of letting him go spend the night with one of his friends from his prior school who had a tendency to get him in trouble in that school. I’m not saying that I think that kid is bad or terrible. However, I am saying that Jimmy tends to let others influence in to much!! I believe Jimmy also was cutting up because he was resenting the fact that he was in a different school from his friend from his prior school. However, I do believe that since his teacher, his parents, and even his grandparents were all on the same page concerning him and we ALL told him he was wrong and NONE of us gave him any slack, he decided he better get his act together. Yesterday he was really good. 🙂 He’s so smart and has so many wonderful traits. However, he
can turn bad so quickly it’s unreal. I still haven’t gotten use to it. Yet, every horse I’ve ever owned would go from being docile and well mannered to ornery and mean in a heart beat and for no apparent reason. So, why does it surprise me so much that my oldest son has that same trait??
What does your kids do that amazes you??? How do you keep them behaving when they are away from you??