Friday, May 22, 2009

Things are Very Different...

... through the eyes of a three year old.

You see...

- the Spaghettio's instead of the Classico Sauce

- Da-ni-mo yogurts instead of Dannon Immunity drinks

- the Froot Loops instead of the Honey Nut Cheerios

- the Dinosaur Nuggets instead of the Chicken Breast Tender Strips

- Backyardigans and Dora the Explorer out rank Law and Order and CSI

When you are three it is okay to...

- put new nail polish over old

- put different colors of nail polish on different hands (I'm sporting hot pink and navy blue if you must know :-) )

- try to have yogurt for dinner

- wash your hands by rinsing the soap off first

This particular three year old is being particularly patient with Slugbo and I during this adjustment. Only one major meltdown so far. We consider this an aberration rather than the norm. Nonetheless we are grateful.

Friends have rallied and we have clothes and toys and a cool mega stroller.

She is safe, fed, clothed and cared for right now and that is all that matters.

12 comments:

perpstu said...

Safe, fed, happy and well cared for is probably more than that little girl has had in awhile, you guys are doing awesome!

The fact that she has only had one meltdown tells me you guys are doing a great job of providing somewhere she can feel safe. (((HUGS)))

NotAMeanGirl said...

You guys are doing something so amazing! It takes strength to foster and care for a child. More than I have. Love you guys!

mdk jewelry designs said...

exactly what perpstu said.

i do not have all the answers but i read a great book the other day.
"Have a New Kid by Friday" check it out at your local library. It does work. I know she has a lot going on right now, but it will help.

Hattie said...

So glad things are going well. :)

(formerly) no-blog-rachel said...

Awesome - and what perpstu said.

I'm so thrilled for you!

Becster said...

You guys are the best and she is s0o fortunate to have you.

thinggtwoo said...

You're doing a Fantastic Job - Found you through Sock Wars, BTW! :) Take care, and Good Luck!!!

Jennifer said...

You and Slugbo are doing an awesome job with her :)

Barb said...

Dude, you're all going to be great. I am SO HAPPY for you!

AlisonH said...

I'm blinking tears at that last line. Thank you!

Chicken Mama said...

You are such wonderful, loving and kind parents to this sweet little girl. We are all lucky to have you in this world. XOXOXOXO

Karin in AL said...

Sounds like the three of you are doing great. ((((HUGS)))))