Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Soap opera auditions
I am convinced that Elijah is gearing up for an audition on the set of One Life to Live. Every. little. thing. has been exceedingly dramatic for the past week or so. There has been a lot of crying, throwing of objects, yelling, kicking, hitting (himself and others), screaming, screaming and more screaming in our house (and car and yard and garage).
All or any of the above take place when: we don't get his pajamas off fast enough, he wants his pajamas back on once they're off, he cannot get onto a random bus we see driving down the road, he has to come inside (as a Minnesotan, this one I can understand), I try to take off his medical ID bracelet, Dan and I try to have a conversation, he doesn't get his food fast enough (within two seconds of asking for it), we don't fill his milk cup quickly enough, and my, oh my, the list goes on..
He took oral steroids for three days last weekend for his croup, so we attributed some of his behavior to that as it usually makes him pretty crazy. His last dose was on Sunday, so now we are wondering if we are just in a fun phase. Weeee!!
With that said, he of course has his sweet moments that keep us smiling. He willingly hands out hugs and kisses and the best snuggles on the planet. We even experienced a very welcome miracle this morning: We all got up for the day at 7:04!!!