ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

A Day In The Life of This SAHM

Updated on December 1, 2015

Groceries With My Toddler

Hi Everyone,
I had the most interesting day with my toddler. Every day is full of surprises whether it be good ones or bad ones. Either way, I cherish them all. Before I had my son I was working 55 hours a week and longed to be able to stay at home. Now that I have him, he made that possible. I try not to complain because this is exactly what I wanted.

Right now, I am expecting baby boy number two. I couldn't be more excited! Before this pregnancy my days were a breeze. Handling my toddler was a piece of cake. He is your average toddler who is learning and growing more and more everyday. He is curious and does things that I rather him not do but that's all toddlers. No biggie. But, with this new pregnancy. Things are not as easy.

During the first trimester I was nauseated most of the day on top of being plagued with fatigue. Running around after a one year old did not seem ideal anymore. Every time I had to jump up from the couch to stop my son from getting into something, my stomach would turn reminding me "you probably shouldn't move that fast". But if I had to move swiftly, I had to move swiftly. No choice. The times when I knew I was going to be sick, I would hurry and put my son in his high chair and run to the bathroom. I would be over the toilet hearing him curiously call " mommy?!" and I, with every bit of energy I had left would answer as calmly and nonchalantly as I could.
Now that I'm in my second trimester, things are a lot better. The nausea finally subsided and I'm not sleepy all day long. Although, I do still have to take an hour nap when my son takes a nap in order to make it through the rest of the day.

Well, way to go off on a tangent huh? I said all of that to tell you all about my day at home TODAY.

So on a day to day basis we wake up around 8am and eat breakfast by 8:30. Today was grocery day so we went out around 9:30 after getting dresses to the grocery store. My son loves to go grocery shopping. He looks for all of the familiar items and names them. He is also very helpful, hence how I know he is going to be a great big brother. Hopefully I'm right. He likes for me to pick up my items from the shelf and then hand them to him so that he can throw them into the cart. As I push the buggy he takes items from the back of the cart and puts them in the front with him and reads the box to make sure mommy isn't feeding him anything with harmful ingredients (aka looks for pictures and colors and anything else that be deems fun to look at). He's a super fun kid. I have to sneek certain things into the cart or else if he sees them he will pry them open somehow and feast right then and there.

Fast forward:
So we get home and we carry the groceries in the house. Yes, he literally helps me carry the bags in the house. He even takes the bags with the gallons of milk for me and drags them so mommy doesn't have to carry them (I promise I do not force him to do any of these things, he's just that helpful). He even helps put the groceries away. His favorite thing to do is take the bottled waters out of the pack and load them into the fridge.

As I'm occupied putting groceries away, he's not in my way anymore. I look over and he's outside of the kitchen still unloading bags. So, I continue what I'm doing. After a while he still had not come back in the kitchen. I walked over to see what he was doing... Can you take a guess? Okay let's play a game. Before you scroll down, make a prediction about what you think he was doing when I got to him. Post your guess in the comments! This should be fun.

Okay I'm going to tell you now...

Scroll down some more...

Continued:
I walked over to see what he was doing. With the biggest smile on his face he was sitting on the floor taking each of the eggs out of the carton and tossing them across the room one at a time. Now that I'm closer I could hear him snickering. I mean he was really having the time of his life. I gasped on the inside and slowly walked over and stopped him. Once I got the eggs from him I couldn't help but to crack up. The more I thought about it and recapped him THROWING EGGS IN MY DINING ROOM, the harder I laughed. I was in disbelief. My son absolutely loves to play with balls so I'm not at all surprised. I guess that's what he thought they were and he was just having fun. It gave me a laugh that I really needed.

Now, can you believe that not one of the eggs broke?! My dining room has really thick carpet. Thank God! I can imagine that if the eggs broke I would not have been as amused. If I was not laughing so hard maybe I would have thought to snap a picture. It looked like he was in the middle of an Easter egg hunt or like he was posing for an Easter picture and the photographer placed eggs everywhere.

It was great. I hope you were able to get a visual and laugh with me. That was a memory to jot down in the books!

Thanks for stopping by,
Sawny

Source
Source

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)