Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Pass the bleach

We are on day six of Kylie having a head cold. After wiping her nose every five minutes and wiping my own nose as well (of course I caught her cold), I feel like I need to scour myself and this whole house with bleach. Yuck, yuck and more yuck!

I have to hand it to Kylie--she's a pretty good sport about it all. When I listen to her gasping for breath as she's trying to both eat and breathe though her mouth, I'm amazed that she's not screaming and crying more.

Of course, we have had plenty of tears over the past five days. Kylie's eyes have been leaking constant tears. And then there comes a point when she just doesn't want me to wipe her nose again.

Did you see that sweet photo in the previous post with her sitting at the sink washing her hands?

Well, this is what she really looked like most of the day:

Yep, getting a decent photo each day for my "Photo a day in May" project has been interesting. I have to be fast to catch her happy, smiling moments.

I've deeply missed taking her to Gymboree this week. We go almost every day. Kylie loves to play there and it's a wonderful way to spend part of our afternoon. Because she's been sick, I've been taking her to one of our parks instead. And I'm happy to report that she's fallen in love with the swings.

Before this past week, we had only taken her to the swings a few times. Kylie would grasp her swing seat for dear life and just sort of sit there stiffly, looking mostly at the ground. Now, she's learned to relax her arms and hands in the swing and look around her and laugh. She's really loves it and of course, I love seeing her so happy.


Stacey said...

Sorry she's sick. I hate colds.

Great photos!!! As always. ;)

Kerry Lynn said...

Oh, she looks so miserable in that photo. But the other ones are SOOO nice.
I love the border design you chose for all the photos. Is that a brush?

Dodie Sa said...

I LOVE that photo of Kylie with the colourful cups. Absolutely stunning - very professional!