Our news isn’t nearly so big as the news that my niece is a state champion swimmer out in the other Washington, as reported by her aunt, Sister #1. Woo hoo!
Back here, across the river from the real Washington, we just finished swim lessons, but that’s not even the big news of the day. The real big news is that 3B got his first haircut today. Everything went fine, right up until the scissors came out.
Afterward, we rewarded 3B with food treats, because Cesar Milan is our go-to guy for parenting techniques. After filling his tiny gut with treats, we took him on a spinny ride, because really, what better to settle your stomach after terror and treats? Then we took him to Target to buy him some great reward: a clock for his room.
Yes, we’re dorks, but he really does love clocks, and loves making the tick-tock sound. Now that I have my watch back after getting a broken crystal repaired, he requests to listen to it tick a dozen times a day–yes, it’s so old, it ticks. He was adorable dragging his clock through Target to the register to check out, so I’m sorry that I didn’t get any pictures of that, but Mama and I did manage to capture most of the rest of the terror and the treats: