Thursday, July 19, 2012

I'm a Good Mom

I've said it before and I'll say it again: I'm a good mom. Sometimes I am a better mom than other times. This post is probably something CPS should never see because I am sure they would haul my kid away and arrest me or something. But rest assured, Link was always fine and there is no way I would willingly let something awful happen if I could prevent it.

All this said, I like to take pictures. I will not insult anyone and call myself a photographer because I am NOT but I like having tons of pictures to remember stuff. It just gives me warm fuzzies. So I take A LOT of pictures (as all my poor friends can attest to... and my poor kid who is sick of me with a camera in his face). So this post is basically a series of pictures where instead of pulling my little runt out of something or asking him to stop doing whatever it was, I snapped a picture instead. Like I said, I'm a good mom.
In no particular order:

Here's Link playing on the dryer lid. Probably not the best idea. Kinda cute though. 

This is the day we realized we could no longer use the high chair because it had magically transformed into an object that could possibly kill our child. Thanks a lot acrobatic skills of DOOM.

What was that? You want to take the sparkler up the slide? Sure honey, let mommy grab the camera first. 

Link likes water. This is just me being proud that he's drinking water. Yeah, OK. It was funky play water out of the water table. Just be happy I don't have one of him drinking it off the ground at the splash pad (even I draw the line somewhere because that's just nasty). 

This was the picture leading up to that crazy ostrich trying to take a bite of my son. I probably should have told him to move since the thing was stalking him but I took a picture instead.

Yes, standing in the water table is a fantastic idea. Picture snapped... GET OUT OF THERE RIGHT NOW!

Right before the park jailbreak when these two busted open the gate. Luckily no one escaped. 

I believe my exact quote was "Link please don't lick that tree. No, wait. I need a picture. Inky, lick it one more time."

My child trying to brush the dog's teeth with his own toothbrush. So cute. Oh wait, that's gross. 

Oh how cute, he can't reach the book.... I don't believe he fell on his head after this. 

I could have saved myself some bath time scrubbing had I taken the markers away instead of capturing this memory but I chose to let him tattoo his entire arm with crayolas. 

This one is great because I have a video of it as well. This is Link stuck between the stool and the overhang on our breakfast bar. He was screaming "I'm duuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuckkkkkkk! HELLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLP! Pwease pwease pwease!!" Like good parents, we laughed, took pics and video and then helped him down. 

Screwdriver in mouth. Dog collar in hand. Good to go. (I don't think the screwdriver had the tip in it)

Yes he is on his scooter in his underwear outside. Would you have passed up the photo op? I think not. 

Apparently this squirrel didn't look too rabies infested and we let Link give it a high five. 

I mean, when you're hungry, you're hungry. 

Tiny human, smallish watermelon. It's cute. Sure thing. Link definitely wasn't hurt. Can't say the same for the melon. 

Link began his climbing skills well before he could even walk. Using his activity table only furthered said skills. He just wanted to be tall. Aw, cute. Oh wait. Yeah probably should have gotten him down sooner. Hey guess what, he's still alive!

C.L.I.M.B.E.R. Because crawling up onto the table with your colors is way better than sitting on a chair.

OK this one happened while I was doing dishes. And you have to capture the "helping" pictures. At least after this I was motivated to clean the bathroom. 

In my defense this one was NOT me. First of all I don't even own lipstick. This one was taken my friend Aaron when my good friend Nicky and I went out for a bit. Aaron offered to watch the kids and Link found Nic's lipstick. Once he discovered that it was not blood and it was indeed lipstick he got this picture for us. 

I'm sure there are a whole lot more that I could post on here but the real gems where all at about 1 1/2 years and right around 3. So if you just now have a child under 1 1/2, here's a bunch of stuff to look forward to! I really am a good mom... I just like to capture awesome memories as well. It also helps me remember a few of the reasons why I only want one child!

A Time I Had
Maybe this is why I'm such a good mom!

1 comment:

Lorrinda said...

In our defense you never actually DRANK any beer. You were just holding the can!