Things That Should Be Easy But Aren't When You're 18:01 AM
1 year olds. I've never seen something funnier. And I've never been so in love. And I have accepted that Milo rules the world. I've recently realized that some of the most mundane (and necessary, and frequent) tasks of the day are the most
impossible exciting for us these days.
2. Diaper changes. For someone who has had multiple diaper changes every day of his life, Milo is really having a hard time catching on to how it works. The second the diaper is off, he grabs the side of the changing table, clenches his bum cheeks, and twists like his life depends on it. Then he stands, then he plays with the wipes, then he tries to step off the side and gives me a tiny heart attack, then he plays with the light for a while while I wrestle him into his diaper. It's normal to put on a diaper while your baby is standing, right?
3. Getting dressed. More often than not, I start putting an outfit on in his room and finally finagle him into the rest of it in the living room. I have no control. And have you noticed that I tend to put Milo in minimal amounts of clothing? I mean, baby leggings? That would take a year. We'll stick with the rompers for the time being because those 4 blasted snaps are going to give me arthritis before I see 25.
5. Nose wipes. He's so little, and somehow there's so much snot. And when it comes to wiping his nose, he becomes an angry tornado. Which results in smearing the snot all over his face, which results in more wiping. Vicious cycle.
Oh that boy. I never knew it would be so fun.