Thursday, March 13, 2008

Battling bugs

The boys are sick. I have been cleaning up bodily fluids, that really should remain in the body or at least remain contained in the diaper, for two long days.

Last night, Beckham, poor kid, was woken up by his dinner wanting out. I put him in a bath so I could change the sheets and spray Lysol on anything I remembered him touching that day. I was checking on him between sprays 'cause he's three and all "How to be a good Parent" books clearly state that you should avoid having any of your children drown.

After a particularly successful spray of the railing, I entered the bathroom to find Beckham lying on his back relaxing in the calming water.......completely asleep! Thank goodness I was checking! I was almost tempted to take a picture because he was so peaceful with his hands and feet floating like that, but thought better of it due to the nakedness factor. He'll thank me later when I tell that story to his girlfriend and I don't have pictures to go along with it.

Anyway, the boys are sick, I am carrying the Lysol around like it's an oxygen tank, and I think I can see a cloud plume of disinfectant protection starting to form near the ceilings.

6 comments:

Lawson Family said...

I'm sorry Em! We have been there and done that too many times this year! I hope it only stays with them and doesn't catch up to the rest of the fam. Especially you!!

lori said...

I'm so sorry! That's funny Beckham fell asleep in the tub. Glad he's okay. :) Maybe if you keep inhaling Lysol fumes it will kill any flu bugs inside of you before they cause you to join the party. Perfect. I hope everyone gets better soon.

Chrissy said...

I'm so sorry to hear that. There is nothing worse than a sick kid, except for a couple of sick kids. Hope your little guys start feeling better soon, and that nobody else gets it.

Harestads said...

I think that you know you're sick when you don't even have the strength to play in the tub. I don't think any of my kids have not perked up a little bit after a good bath - even in the middle of the night. But the good news is that it's getting just warm enought to open the windows a bit so you don't feel like you're just recirculating sick air! Love your blog - you write with a great voice.

CnLAland said...

I, too am a Lysol addict! ;) Hope you're kids are feeling better!

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