Stephen was really roughing it last week with going in to work every day even though he wasn’t feeling well. He felt especially lousy yesterday morning and I finally had to send him back to bed! He took an almost three hour nap and felt a lot better after that. When Elizabeth got up in … Continue reading Croup (Again)
Yesterday, Elizabeth had two meltdowns which was disappointing after she had gone several days without one. I think it’s because she’s sick and her body probably already feels overwhelmed. It took lots of holding, swaying, and comforting for her to calm down from the first one. The trigger was getting her dressed mid-morning. She’s been … Continue reading Meltdowns and Puzzle Pieces
Isabella has been crawling and pulling to standing since the end of November, but she just started cruising along the furniture which means walking isn't too far away. She has great balance and I'm actually surprised that she hasn't already been walking but she does her own thing. She is back to sleeping with me, … Continue reading Cruising, Co-Sleeping, and Getting Sick?
By Wednesday, Elizabeth was doing a lot better. I can’t believe how well she and Isabella did with the flu! Wow. Samuel was not doing better, and I was starting to worry that the Prednisolone wasn’t going to be strong enough for the tightness and restriction happening in his upper airway but finally the cough … Continue reading Getting Better and Elizabeth’s 30 Month Visit
Joshua was still very sick on Christmas morning but he got up to open presents with us. He and Maggie enjoyed what we got them and what they got each other, and Samuel was thrilled with his gifts! Poor Samuel had croup bad and barely had any voice at all because of it. His vocal … Continue reading Croup and Christmas
Poor Joshua, his birthday was pretty much been ruined by illness this year. For him, the day was filled with nausea, lack of sleep, fever, cough, and body aches. He had/has the flu. 😢 Elizabeth woke up with a fever and barking cough. I gave her Prednisolone and Motrin. She wasn't feeling well at all. … Continue reading Christmas Eve and the Flu