Thursday, July 15, 2010

A Spoonful of Sugar...

Helps the Medicine Go Down!

Abby loves to take medicine!

She thinks that the medicine dropper is so fun! We give it to her and she sucks it like a straw and asks for more. She is on anti-biotics for a raspy cough. It smells like bubble gum, so maybe that is why she likes it so much!


I forgot to write about it last night, but Abby was put in time-out. I was trying to put her in the stroller for our nightly walk and she HIT me. Yes, hit me. So, I yanked her up and put her in the crib. She sobbed her mandatory minute and a half at the top of her lungs. I went in the room and she was shaking and crocodile tears were streaming down her face. I hugged her and told her that I loved her. She peacefully went in the stroller this time.

Tonight, she repeatedly banged her fork on her plate. After being told about 10 times to stop, I again tried time out. I plopped her in the crib and shut the door. Nothing. Not a peep out of her. I went in there after the minute and a half. Apparently, I had forgotten that her paci was in the crib. She was sitting in there with it in her mouth, happy as a clam.


It is now 8:40 and she is singing happy as can be in her crib. Her bedtime is usually 7:30. I went in to rock her and all she wanted was to touch Mommy's glasses (that I never wear when she is still awake). Hopefully she will fall asleep soon!!


Wiz said...

All this sounds just like Colt. From the medicine (he flips out when he can't have more), plus we have to hide it so he does not see it!

Colt has also started hitting a little as well, but we just put him down and say no and walk off. The hitting has seemed to subside.

And Colt is always trying to grab John's glasses as well.

gammy said...

well well well,don't you just the time out screaming. chris does the same thing, screams on top of his lungs, when he stops he knows he can get off the steps and come talk to me. lots of luck. love you you are a great mom!