Thursday, May 30, 2013

.....bit by the summer bug......literally......

 ....today we ended our day like this.....it was peaceful, quiet and serene; but it certainly did not begin this way.....


......Callie woke up with her eye swollen shut.....apparently, she was bitten by something late yesterday afternoon and I mistakenly thought the small mark on her temple was a little poke or scrape from the tip  of a branch.....I noticed something on her hairline when I was bathing her last night, but it did not look like a bug bite and she wasn't complaining about irritation or pain, so I chalked it up to one of the many marks I find on her daily from her active play style..........

.....my heart stopped when she walked out of her bedroom this morning and the chaotic hours of juggling kids and making arrangements to get her to the doctor began......


.....the swelling is much worse in person, but there isn't much to do except watch it and hope we are not back at the pediatrician's office tomorrow......so with the help of the weather and the heat that has finally delivered, we put a screeching halt to the chaos that bestowed in our home this morning and kicked summer off in full swing......




.....I would say that summer is my favorite season, but I say that at the beginning of every new season, so I will abstain.....it is finally here, though......I am on day 6 of having all three at home for the summer and although there have been a few rough patches of time as we get used to sharing and spending more time together than usual.....and sharing.....we seem to be getting our groove on now......





.....summer holds friends and ice cream every day......the beach, the pool, and quick day trips into the city to relive what used to be our norm.....lazy mornings and late nights that actually don't seem late since the sun likes to linger......I love summer.....I love the pace, I love the lack of routine and I love that we have so much to look forward to over the next three months......


.....week one has been very promising and June isn't even upon us yet......

 ...sweet William.....thank you and your brother for coming to see us this week......we loved our afternoon together......





.....here is to many more week nights of Stefan making it home before bedtime and our children playing without a care in the world......


....minus the bug bites......

....happy start off to summer.....

1 comment :

Vanessa said...

Oh my goodness! Totally broke my heart. I trust Callie is much better now?!?!