We did hear from the bank today that is the one "selling" the house we want and they weren't quite ready to give an answer. More paperwork I think. I don't know. Still waiting and seeing. But I'm dealing with a ton of different emotions dealing with "Wow, we are buying a house and really settling permanently here again. Do I really want that? Can we really afford this house? Is it too far out of town? Are we selfish for wanting something bigger? Will I feel the pressure to get rid of stuff if I'm not stepping on it daily?" Remember, this is only the 2nd house we've ever bought. And before that, the only time I remember moving as a kid was when I was 5 1/2 years old. So, it's still so confusing and I'm second guessing our decisions, etc. And then the rest of my issues coming crashing in my negative talk and I crash and burn. So, today I worked on recovering and reframing and just taking it easy and seeing where the bank lands on all this. It's hard to explain, and it isn't just buying a house. I'm glad I have emotions though. It means I'm human.
So, back to the kids. Well, the pictures will tell more. The only big thing is that Abishai was deathly afraid of the bathtub! Jared had given him a bath over a week ago and I guess it freaked him out because that evening Abishai was exhausted and it needed to be a quick one. Tonight, he literally screamed at the top of his lungs like I was hurting him or something. I tried singing and rubbing gently, but worked as fast I could because the boy just needed a bath! Thankfully, he calmed down a few minutes after getting out. Very, very strange. I don't remember the other kids acting like that about baths at the age. Maybe as newborns, but after a few months, water is all fun and games.
|There's a couple of matchbox cars in there, but we have a lot of special micro machines, too, including buses, gold ones, racing ones, ones with doors that open, tanks, construction vehicles, and two fire trucks.|
|Speaking of bathroom, Abishai was messing around with the toddler potty and took out the container (it was clean) that catches things. He figured he could use it to carry his micro machines instead. Ok, then!|
|I see 3 sets of legs under there! Justin lifted the whole contraption to let Keturah in, then Abishai scooted underneath for a second, before Justin lowered the contraption back down. It was a piece of art!|
|"Ting, Ting! I'm going to get you with my laser gun!"|
|Uh, Justin, you've overdone it on the xylitol. Whoops!|
|"Mom, I said come sit with me! I didn't say get the camera and take a picture!"|
|Goofball put peppers in his cereal bowl this morning.|
|He's almost 12 and he's sitting in the bathtub with his shorts on. Goof.|
|Abishai loves watching one of the vloggers I follow because they have two very active cats that they like to show off (they unfortunately don't have any kids, yet). Abishai also likes the vloggers who have two little kids, too.|