Tuesday, October 8, 2013

San Jose 2013 ~ Plans Change

I had every intention of checking off another Bucket List item. I had every intention of going to the Winchester Mystery House. My toddler had other plans. Her plans consisted of fighting every thing.

Let's go potty. NO!

Let me change your diaper. NO!

You have to put on a shirt. NO!

Come on we have to take Daddy to work. NO!

Wanna eat breakfast? NO!

I think you get the point. So I decided this was in order:

And no I don't know how she sleeps with her arm like that, but I wasn't about to move her.
She took a 2 hour nap and I (naively) thought we could go eat lunch.
Do you want to eat? NO!
Please eat your sandwich. NO!
Fine. Starve. NO!
I knew right then and there we weren't going to do a darn thing today. There was no way I was going to fight her through a house that has doors that lead to drop offs. So we spent the rest of the day not talking to each other, until it was time to pick up Daddy.
Come on, Daddy's waiting. NO!
Put your shoes on. NO!
Let me brush your hair. NO!
Thirty minutes later and a few tears (mine) we made it to Mike, who took us to The Cheesecake Factory. I totally deserved this:
Peach Bellini... please note it's half gone.
And I definitely deserve this: