Thursday, June 13, 2013

Thankful

Parenting is hard.

Did you guys know that?

Yesterday Huck pulled a pan of freshly made caramel sauce off the table and spilled it all down the front of him. He was writhing in pain and I freaked out...

thankfully my friend Shannon was there for support, right behind me with a cold rag as I tried to get him out of his clothes...

and thankfully I had put the caramel in the freezer for a few minutes before this happened...

and thankfully he had on a shirt. I put him in a cold bath and called the Dr- his whole torso was beet red. They kept putting me on hold, I was trying to stay under control, but the tears were welling up...

Once I took him out of the cold water he seemed fine like he wasn't even hurt. Then in about an hour his chest wasn't red anymore. Shew! I still wanted to crawl up into a ball and cry for a few hours, but I just couldn't be more thankful that he was ok. It is so scary how quickly something potentially life threatening can happen.

And then this is how we finished the day:
Running naked through the hose water with Uncle Chance and Aunt Ash.
Aaaahh, a day in the life of Huck Bigley.

Life is a whirlwind, so hang on tight!

Emmy


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7 comments:

  1. OH, what a fright you had, Emily. So glad he was ok. they are like lightening at getting into things at his age! Cheers

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    1. he is constantly surprising me by how far he can reach, it's shocking!

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  2. Oh gosh, they really do know how to scare us, huh! I'm glad he was ok. Life with a toddler can be CRAZY some days!

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    1. it really can! thanks for the support

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  3. Aw, it's so hard to go through stuff like that. Thanks for writing about it and sharing. We all have those days and it helps to know others understand! Hugs!

    Bobi
    bobijensen.com

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    1. thanks Bobi, hopefully we don't have to learn all our lessons the hard way.

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  4. I can't imagine how scary that was. I'm so glad he's okay!

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