Dr. B has been very busy at work, building his new program and wanting to impress (or at least not tick off) the people around him, so managing the household is pretty much left up to me (except for the AM and PM Lucy walks--he takes care of them.) With a house full of boxes and a 3.5 month old baby, I don't exactly have all my ducks in a row yet, but I'm working on it, slowly but surely. After waking up several days in a row with an aching back, I gave myself a little more slack when it comes to unpacking (and it helped--my back feels much better now). Dr. B promised to help more on the weekend, and I took him at his word. As long as I was able to sit on the couch again, find clean towels, clothes and dishes, and had a bed to sleep in, I could survive.
On Friday night, we were invited to a colleague's home for supper and dog-acquainting. Rowan had another of her no-nap days (after several blissful sleeping-through-the-night and 3 hour nap days), so I was a bit frazzled when he got home from the U. After helping him to find a pair of casual pants to wear (searching his closet and the laundry bin, and subsequently rejecting 5 or 6 options for various reasons), I asked him to change her pants and her outfit so I could also change out of my unpacking clothes, slap on a little lipstick and fluff up my hair.
He laid her on the couch, and got ready to change her pants. Overheard, from upstairs...
"It's naked time! Whoopee! Naked time! Are you ready?"
"Goooo!!!!" (that was Rowan.)
"Ok, here we go. Are you wet or poopy? Just wet. OK, no problem."
He pulls the diaper out from under her.
"Alright. So, I have to reach over there for another diaper. Now, don't pee. It will be just a second, so don't pee. Do we have an understanding?"
"Gaaaahhh!" (Rowan again.)
I am sure you can see where this one is headed.
He reaches for the diaper, and in that split second--you got it.
All over the couch and his carefully chosen pants.
"Hey! Ack! What the... Argh! We had a deal! We had an accord!!! I thought we had an understanding!!!"
Then, she giggled.
Yep. She knows exactly what she is doing.