Friday, December 30, 2011

Life with a Cranky Kid

So we may have mentioned once or twice, but Bodie has a tendency to be a bit of a crankster. He pretty much wears his 1/2 a heart on his sleeve for all to see. When he's happy, he's BEYOND happy - more fun than any kid I've ever been around. Just a total goofball. But when he's unhappy, The whole world must stop and cater to him until his problem is taken care of. As one of this therapists put it a few weeks ago, when talking about Bodie's quiet cry due to his vocal cord issue, "what he lacks in volume, he makes up for in emotion." (I hear this is not uncommon in little boys, but Bodie does seem to take it to the extreme.) So, in  honor of our little crankypants (and because Daddy is occasionally known as a bit of a crankypants himself (some have said he's an "old man" already - tee hee)), I made Dusk this desk calendar for Christmas this year. Enjoy a look back at Mr. Crankypants (you can click on any of the pictures to enlarge them)...

Oh, and if you're keeping count of our "Christmas sickies," you can add 2 more - my sister-in-law came down with the stomach flu and I started antibiotics yesterday for a sinus infection. Fun times!


  1. Hilarious! I made sure a couple pages of Noah's baby book was full of Noah screaming his head off. It's all he did for 6 months. He's still super emotional (almost 8 years old)! This will be fun to show Bodie when he's older.......SEE - you WERE crankypants!

  2. Best calendar EVER! I can so relate to Bodie's ups and downs. Luke is very similar. We say when he's "on" there is nothing like it and when he's "off", look out! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family!