You stay home and take no less than six baths and four naps!
Lots of snow + me pregnant= get nothing done.
Oh, who am I kidding. Me pregnant = get nothing done.
But I'm starting to think maybe that isn't such an awful thing! At least in some cases.
Every morning, the first thing I do is round up the three girls who just woke me up and plunk them in the tub. For some reason, there is always one bath toy prized above all others, and curiously, it is never the same toy the next day. I try to wash my entire face before the first argument breaks out and then sit on the toilet next to them to referee. At least two kids are always wailing, and from start to finish, bathtime is usually not as fun as it used to be.
Today, I had a chance to see what bathtime would be like without the ref. We forgot to drain the bathwater. After breakfast Mia went back upstairs and said she wanted to take another bath. The water was still warmish, so I added some hot water and in she went. The twins decided to get in, too. I was in the middle of
Not a whine.
Mia got out on her own, and then the twins continued to play quietly for a good half hour before I got them out for lunch.
They don't need me in there. Refereeing is one thing on my "to-do" list I think I will permanently cross off.
By the way- I wasn't exaggerating about the six baths. I noticed the water was still warm and hopped in while a couple of them were napping. Then Mia got in with me and stayed after so it didn't get drained again. I had added even more hot water before I left her in there, and so this evening while I was downstairs