I said recently that sometimes things are not that great (I don't get along with some kids while other kids are making messes). Sometimes I feel like I just don't know how to parent. What is wrong with me?
And then there are those times when I don't feel like a failure. Tonight, for example.
To make a long story short, Nichole did a terrific job with the program and the boys did a great job watching the program. And I was prepared. I had bags of crackers in my pockets to hand to Lucky to snack on while he was sitting on a chair (Thanks, Jr., for opening them for Lucky). When Lucky was done and dumped his crackers on the floor, Jr. picked them up and handed them to me. I also had a toy car in my pocket to hand to Lucky when he started moving around. This was all while I was filming the program on our camcorder so Jeremy could watch it later.
Jr. was a big help chasing Lucky and bringing him back when he did start to wander. Jr. Jr. didn't go too crazy for a 4-year old, either. Jr. also helped me by filming the end of the program when Lucky needed to be held by me.
It went well and I am so pleased.
And now I have this blog post to remind me that sometimes things do go well even if a few days before they don't. YES!
hat blowing off one time when we were at Arches National Park.