because of the addition of one small little chap. My son is now a single dad and I am part of his back up team. Mostly, the young ones namely Daniel, his brother Cole, Coles girlfriend Nikki have been doing the real work, while I just play granny. But there have been days like today where everyone has a job to do, so the privilege was all mine.
I cannot begin to tell you how tiring answering the Y? question is, or scrambling into, onto, under and through Ronald McDonald's children's play area is.
This granny was told "up there granny" "down there granny" and my oh my granny did as she was told. Today was a run through for tomorrow. Tomorrow will be my sons first day at his new job. It is fortunately only one day a week for now, but it will be the whole school day, and since all the other young ones are back at work, its granny's job to look after Axel for the entire day tomorrow.
Hopefully I wont flake out part way lol.
A couple of photo's from the last few days.
Axel sharing a milk shake with his daddy.
All kids with tomato sauce fingers seem to need to be a monster???
Spending the day at the beach.
With uncle Cole. Hes pretty tall for 3 yrs old.
Tried his hand at riding a mechanical horse at the mall....costs a bomb for a few seconds....best keep him away from this one.
Pouring granny a spot of "tea."
Trying to steer a motorized car. Lol the owner of these little cars, gets her exercise running alongside them to make sure of the little ones safety.
By the time Daniel had finished with the preliminary interview and signing on, Axel was tired of being apart and scrambled up on his dads lap and promptly fell asleep....granny wishes she could have done the same....fall asleep that is, not crawl into my sons lap lol.
I imagine I will get fitter, the more time I spend in Axel's company, but for now its been over a year that I have not seen him, or held him. I have to get fit again. Also I have had to learn the Axel language. He has had a late start in talking, and still have words that are understood by him more than by myself. Mostly, I just ask him to show me what he wants and he can point it out, or he just keeps on patiently repeating himself till the penny drops in my brain. LOL we are muddling together getting used to each other again.
My diet has not been wonderful, but neither have I been comfort eating, just not really doing it 90% the way I was. I keep saying, Monday I will restart with a super diligence and then Monday comes and goes. I have to start saying NO to things Axel keeps passing to me, or accepting his gifts and putting them into his lunchbox without actually eating them. I'm not too stressed, this in between stage isnt the easiest in my life, but soon this too will be normal day life and I can return to my own normal life and 90%. In the meanwhile I will just keep making sure that I do not PUT ON any weight....so far so good.