Tuesday, May 11, 2010

I will tire her out!!!!!

See this girl? Yeah, the cute one. She is killing me. Well killing my Mom probably more than me. See in light of recent changes around our house Nan is the guard on duty at night while I work. No option for shift changes until July. Recently she just will not go to sleep. This weekend both girls were up until 9-10pm. This is not normal in our house. Olivia was almost late for school Monday because we all overslept. On other mornings Ava has been up at 5:45am. I am at a loss.
We have threatened, spanked (sorry if that offends), begged and just fallen asleep while they run around like gremlins as we are exhausted and they obviously aren't.
My new tactic is to exhaust her. I mean we are usually busy but now I am aiming at running her on a treadmill if I have to. Here we walked around the cranberry bogs at the end of our road. As you can see I had to piggy back her at the end as " her bad knee" hurt. By the way, how does a 4 year old have a bad knee but her 37 year old mother doesn't? So if you have any suggestions I am willing to hear them. School says they will push every button imaginable to see what they can get away with. Dad was the guard on duty at night before so I think they are thinking if they are the worst they can be he will return. Instead I have just been telling them they will begin losing things- We had a nice quiet day with no TV today. I kind of enjoyed it.


Anonymous said...


Nana said...

I did resign as their Nana last night but Ava came into my bed at 2 am so apparently she did not accept my resignation!!!! Have a grea trip and I'll see you Saturday, Love, Mom

Terri said...

Using the treadmill works...we use it for Logan and it poops him out!! LOL

Race Results

09/07/07 Main Street Mile 11:44
05/18/08 YPD 5k 52:57 17:05
06/14/08 Walpole Village 5K 35:27 11:26
06/21/08 Mashpee Fun Run 34:21 11:05
07/19/08 Mashpee Woodlands 36.49 11:52
08/10/08 Falmouth Road Race 1:29:31
08/25/08 Women Running Wild 35:40 11:30
10/25/08 Mashpee Firefighters 37:47 12:10
05/02/09 Cape Abilities 5K 34:59 11:17
05/17/09 YPD 5K 36:41 11:50
08/09/09 Falmouth Road Race 7mi 1:37
10/31/09 Mashpee Firefighters 5K 37:15 12:00
09/11/11 Main Street Mile 12:31
10/29/11 Screech to the Beach 5K 39.13 12:20
08/12/12 Falmouth Road Race 1:34:24 13:29
05/18/14 YPD 5k 44.25 14:17
06/1/14 June Jog 4mi 1:04 16:00
08/17/14 Falmouth Road Race 1:42:04 14:35
09/27/14 Girly Girl 5K 37:24 12:02
10/26/14 Pell Bridge Run 4mi 48:41 12:10
11/27/14 Turkey Trot in VA 5K 35:22 11:23
12/06/14 Jingle Jog 5K 34:42 11:11
03/29/15 Thomas Guinta Memorial 5K 34:14 11:03
04/19/15 St. Margaret's 5K 31:11 10:21
05/17/15 YPD Blues 5K 34:58 11:17
06/07/15 Newport 10 Miler 1:56:09 11:36
06/20/15 Mackenzie's 5K 33:55 10:54
08/17/14 Falmouth Road Race 1:33:51 13:24
10/31/15 Screech at the Beach 36:19 11:40