In my inbox today was a terrific quote from my dear friend, Suz. I began laughing hysterically.
"The emotional and physical energy needed to supervise an energy-packed tot can take down the most physically fit mom. If your toddler happens to be a boy, add 50% more energy…" —On Becoming Toddlerwise
So mathematically in our situation add 200% more energy??? So that’s why I’m beat at the end of the day!!!!
Here’s the energy zappers in action:
Henry – This boy LOVES to be right in the action of things
Buying some time, thanks to the genius wrapping paper coloring idea from Mari.
Isaac playing trains on a solid, sturdy, connected track, courtesy of Elmer’s Wood Glue.
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