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400 Hours - Time Sheet 5/2

Today we logged 2 hours and 45 minutes outside.  Which leaves us with only 397.25 more hours.  Yeah, only...

It was Little Guy's second birthday party, so two of those hours were spend at his party at the park, basically just running around, sliding, and eating some cake.  It was actually a rather uneventful event, no snags at all, YAY!  And all the presents he got were awesome, no batteries, and no licensed characters (well except for a Batmobile, but we make exceptions for Super Heroes LOL).  We even managed to remember to buy candles and bring a lighter.  This is the third birthday party I have done, and its the first time I remembered candles, so this mama is learning!  No major injuries, although Z did fall down (like off of something, not just down, they fall down like 83278432 times a day!!) and since someone picked her up and held her, instead of just checking for injuries, and then telling her she was alright and to go play, she milked it a little.  But hey, what is the point in falling off a ladder* if you don't get some sympathy right?

When we got home we filled up the sandbox we got Little Guy for his birthday, and I pulled up a lawn chair and watched them play for an hour.  I told them not to eat the sand, but Little Guy didn't listen, so he got a nice mouthful, which did not impress him.  I gave him a shower, but he still has sand in his hair.  I think I might just have gritty kids from now on, since I am hoping to get a LOT of use out of the sandbox.

*She didn't actually fall off a ladder, she slipped between rungs on a climbing/horizontalish ladder.  She was still holding on when Monica went and got her (I was holding a baby), but it scared her a lot, and probably wasn't particularly comfortable.

I know these daily(ish) logs will probably not be that fun to read, but I have been wanting to journal my days for a while now, because quite frankly I have the memory of a goldfish, and I know I will forget all the cute, sweet things my kiddos do.  The 400 hours tracking gives me an extra push towards actually writing about my days!


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