Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Resisting the temptation
Do you find it as hard as I do to hold your sweet baby and not kiss him?
I think that everytime I pick up Little Man there is a magnetic force that draws my lips to his head. It's a sweet gesture however there are times when it's not appropriate. Times like NOW.
My poor children never stand a chance at missing sickness once Momma gets it. I hope so badly that today, this sickness will be different. I hate seeing my children suffer and I'll admit I just don't know how to care for them when they are sick.
Today the flu sickness that my entire family has had hit our house. We thought we'd made it pass the stupid bug, but at 1:30 today Little Princess's teacher called and said that she'd lost all coloring and was complaining of a tummy ache. I rushed over to get her, they'd taken her temperature and she was fine, I felt her skin and it felt fine to me, but they were right her coloring was gone.
Once we were home, I suggested that she just take rest on my bed or the couch. She chose my bed (that's where our only TV is) and laid down groaning. I brought her water and soda crackers. After about 1 1/2 hours she was completely fine. Color restored, energy was bursting from her seams. I hope that was as much as she'll get. How lucky?!
About 1/2 hour after she was running around and playing with her brother it hit me. I just felt queasy for a while, but then it hits hard and fast. You'd think with me feeling so yucky I'd be fully conscious about keeping my germs to myself...but those magnetic forces are far stronger than I.
Perhaps I will just put Little Man down for bed shortly....He did miss his 2nd nap today, so going to bed 30 minutes early shouldn't hurt him, especially since it will keep my germ infested lips far from his sweet chubby cheeks.