- Milk in a bottle
- Water in a sippy cup
- Applesauce pouches (Really these things rock and they taste FANTASTIC)
- Soothie pacifiers
- Putting things inside of other things (You know because everyone needs bagel pieces in their shoes ...)
- Being outside
- The dogs (Although the dogs don't always have warm cuddly feelings towards her.)
- Playing in water
- Milk in a sippy cup (Cup gets chucked across the room and Mama gets the stink eye)
- Eating meals (Ugh such a stress for us, really it is)
- Swinging at the playground
- Getting her nose wiped
- Diaper changes
- Being told no
These two lists are things that anyone watching Sarah should probably be informed of right? My mother in-law watches Sarah for us every week while we have Bible study and I tell her if anything new has been added to these lists. Well, I might as well just chuck the lists like the sippy cup of milk!
Everything on the "Dislike" list is on the "Like" or "Tolerates Without Throwing a Tantrum" list at Grandma's house! We came to pick up Sarah after our date night (Bible study was cancelled) and I walk in to see my child eating an apple and drinking milk from a sippy cup! WAIT, WHAT? How did my mother in-law do that? I'm going with it's magic!
Seriously, Sarah willing does everything/tolerates ALL of the stuff on the dislike list for her! They went to the park and Sarah didn't want to get out of the swings. When I put her in the swing, she cries! She eats everything in sight, takes milk from a cup, doesn't cry when her nose is wiped or her diaper is changed, and she doesn't act like the world is ending if Grandma says no! I was shocked when my mother in-law told me this. I mean, here I am thinking I'm giving Grandma all these great inside tips and my daughter goes and flips everything on me. It's kind of funny really! I guess it's just the change of scenery, and at least this way I know she'll eat A LOT at least once a week!
My silly girl just likes messing with me! I'm sure of it. Just when I think I might have a handle on this whole mom thing, she changes things. Although I'm sure those changes are only for Grandma and she'll still fight me on all those dislike things.