Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Drainpipe Goes Swimming

Now for those of you who do not have a 2 year old, may I say, Well Done!

For you who do, or who have at some stage had one, you may well understand the events of yesterday.

It went like this:

Drainpipe was playing with my little boy and all was going well

Me - Come on put the duck in its box we need to get going.

2 year old - No

Me - Come on we are going to be late, the swimming lesson starts in half an hour.

2 year old - No

Me - Right, give him to me and get in the car.

2 year old - No.

With that the 2 year old was on the floor with no intentions of swimming or anything else. Negotiations had begun. We now had 15 minutes to get there and the journey took 10 plus we needed time to get changed and generally mess about so this meant that we were now officially late. I was getting used to punctuality and myself no longer walking hand in hand. Everything these days needed to be negotiated and then usually negotiated again.

Only one thing for it.

Me - Right get up and get in the car with the duck.

And with that, we were on our way.

Drainpipe in Footwell 
And so we got to the swimming baths, had the lesson and came home again.

Back Home


Witch Hazel said...

Drainpipe is just soooo gorgeous. Looking forward ot seeing how this pans out over the coming weeks and months! Hx

mdgtjulie said...

What a cute duck. Not so cute with the two year old though. They all go through the NO phase!

dirtycowgirl said...


Shame he couldn't get in the pool really. I bet the other kids would've loved it.

Glad he's doing so well.

Venie said...

Welcome to the "No" stage. I call them my opponents. 'cos everything u say yes they will tell u no. And when u say this & they will say that. lol!

This will continue until they are big enough to understand what you really mean. ;)