Thursday, November 30, 2006

Climbing the Walls

You may think that it is me that is climbing the walls - a stay-at-home mom, two kids and one on the way, no money, no hobby - but you are wrong. Climbing the walls is not an expression here. I mean it quite literally, and it is Kenley doing the climbing.

In the last 2 days, Kenley has climbed her way onto a number of things; the computer desk, her dresser, her booster chair and the table, to name a few. And she does it so stealthily. When she first climbed into her booster chair and seated herself for a meal I was standing in the kitchen and didn't hear a thing until she started banging her fists on the table in her request for food.

Yesterday she climbed onto her dresser via a children's chair and the toybox and apparently "jumped off" by Isaac's account. I was in the shower when it happened and the only reason I knew she had been up there was because she had in her hands some barrettes that I was certain I had last placed in the basket atop her dresser. I told her she was going to end up with a broken head ("like Humpty Dumpty" Isaac added.)

So I guess I'm going to have to pay closer attention to the placement of all items in our home and be on the lookout for anything that should now be viewed as a climbing hazard.

As a side note: I've been getting a lot of headaches lately. I'm hoping they're caused by the eyeballs in the back of my head growing in because those would really help!

1 comment:

Katie said...

Ugh. I'm sorry about the climber. Maybe Santa will bring the kids a rock wall for the bedroom.

And about those headaches---how is your blood pressure? Didn't you have pre-eclampsia with Isaac? Dr. Kate says to go to your Doctor's office to be checked out.