Reply Hey Mom! Learn more about the Gerber Life Insurance Grow-Up Plan!
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-02-2012, 05:30 AM   #1
Harmony96's Avatar
Harmony96
Administrator
sitesupporter
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Texas
Posts: 24,261
My Mood:
Look what I woke up to at 5:30 a.m.!!!!

(And just in case you're wondering, 5:30 a.m. is by no means our normal wake-up time, and as you can hopefully see by the pictures, she had been up for about an hour or so before we found her).





In addition, the stepstool and her little laundry basket were in the doorway (apparently blocking me or DH from getting to her, now that she had her little feast all set up?).

I don't know what to do with her. I feed her good food throughout the day and then she wakes up and sneaks around at night and does this!!

She was hacking away at the honeydew with SCISSORS trying to get into it.

She had a little dish of sugar with chocolate chips in it. The dish had formerly contained toothpicks, which she just dumped out in the cabinet so she could use the dish.

The honey was in use somewhere, with the bottle down on the floor and dripping.

Multiple cookies were eaten.

The bag of croutons was being consumed.

The (unwashed) strawberries were taken out of the fridge and eaten.

We had a few of those "milk-flavoring straws" which she helped herself to.

Several pouches of fruit snacks were eaten.

Almost all of this stuff could not be reached by her without her standing on the stepstool, and while she was on the stepstool, she saw a sticker book on another shelf (that I had been saving to be a special treat someday), so she helped herself to that and was playing with it. DH had her throw it away.

I thought that the wee hours of the morning would be a reasonable time to get some sleep, but nope, guess DH and I each have to cut our sleep in half since DD can't even be trusted to SLEEP without getting into things she's not supposed to!

*sigh*

Advertisement

__________________
Andrea, child of God, wife of Tim, charting, sewing and authoring mama of L, B, ^i^ J, J, and G
I'm a Shaklee distributor! Click here for natural home and body care!
PM me for information on our 180 complete weight loss system! Samples available soon!
I'm also a Younique presenter. Click here for naturally-based beauty care!
Harmony96 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2012, 05:38 AM   #2
kbstanley3's Avatar
kbstanley3
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 2,387
My Mood:
Re: Look what I woke up to at 5:30 a.m.!!!!

Wow, how old is she?
__________________
Kim; FT student, mom to 3, and wife to Ed.
kbstanley3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2012, 05:39 AM   #3
DalesWidda's Avatar
DalesWidda
Registered Users
Formerly: savmaralamommy
seller
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Delavan, WI
Posts: 5,885
My Mood:
Re: Look what I woke up to at 5:30 a.m.!!!!

Oh my goodness! I laughed so hard I woke up my three year old! How old is she? Well, you have to give her credit for being resourceful. Can you put locks on the cabinets/fridge at night?
__________________
Tanya mama to three wonderful girls
DalesWidda is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2012, 05:59 AM   #4
mcpforever's Avatar
mcpforever
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Bama
Posts: 11,738
My Mood:
Re: Look what I woke up to at 5:30 a.m.!!!!

IIRC, she's 5/5.5?

She is extremely resourceful and persistent! My kids would be, "I can't reach it. Oh well." And go find something easier to get into.
__________________
Melissa-Wife, mother to DS 4/02 and DD 4/07, DS 7/08 DD 7/13
ISO: my lost shaker of salt
mcpforever is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2012, 06:08 AM   #5
meeshkasheeba
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 3,843
My Mood:
Re: Look what I woke up to at 5:30 a.m.!!!!

Wow, she was rather busy this morning. I hope she had fun because that is going to take a while to pick up.
__________________
Don't drink the koolaid
meeshkasheeba is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2012, 07:08 AM   #6
Mom2Connor's Avatar
Mom2Connor
Registered Users
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 3,283
Re: Look what I woke up to at 5:30 a.m.!!!!

She'd be spending the day cleaning the house top to bottom in my house if I woke up to that. That's ridiculous! She'd be so tired by the end of cleaning day that she'd sleep through the night.
Mom2Connor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2012, 07:15 AM   #7
Fashionably Green Baby's Avatar
Fashionably Green Baby
Registered Users
Formerly: artistmom
seller
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Indiana
Posts: 6,988
My Mood:
Not gonna lie, I would probably put on of those little lay h locks (the one with the loop and a hook) on the outside of her door at night but I am paranoid that if they are up wandering the house they could get hurt or go outside. Luckily we have not had any wandering kids yet but if we do I would probably lock their door. We have a monitor in their room so I could hear if they needed to potty or something

I would also have her do some serious cleaning
__________________
Britney
Mom of 4 little munchkins

Swag with me! 10% off at my HC store with code: diaperswappers
Fashionably Green Baby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2012, 07:27 AM   #8
dancermommy1's Avatar
dancermommy1
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 2,167
Re: Look what I woke up to at 5:30 a.m.!!!!



I'm sorry, I guess I must be a horrible mom, but I just think this is hilarious and I'd have an awfully hard time getting angry at her. I find her assortment of food products to be quite interesting! Who wouldn't want a bowl of sugar and chocolate chips??



And, while I know there's danger, I think it's quite ingenious that she grabbed some scissors to hack into the honeydew with...and I'm a little proud of her for choosing strawberries and honeydew to go along with the cookies

Mama, I know it's a pain in the patootey and sure, she should help clean up the mess, but this is one of those things you know you'll look back on and look at the photos and laugh so hard when she is older and you're dealing with "big kid" problems instead of something trivial and funny like breaking into the pantry in the middle of the night.

I guess I think it's hilarious because it's totally something I would do and I admire the tenacity of children when they put their minds to something (even though it's frustrating as ****).
__________________
Bellydancing, Jesus-loving, cloth-diapering ecologist and Mommy to Michael Christopher, born July 8, 2010!!

Please Visit my ETSY store benefiting women and children in poverty! http://www.etsy.com/shop/conspiracyoflove

YOU can make a difference in developing countries, one precious child at a time! http://conspiracy-of-love.blogspot.com
dancermommy1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2012, 07:33 AM   #9
Done at 3's Avatar
Done at 3
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: NC
Posts: 777
My Mood:
Wow! How funny, aggravating and scary all at once! I think I would get one of those little door alarms so at least you'd know when she was on the hunt. Good luck, she's a clever one
__________________
Lindsay- wife to my Soldier & SAHM to Gavin 3/06 Liam 5/09 and Collin 8/12
Done at 3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2012, 07:57 AM   #10
mommieofpees's Avatar
mommieofpees
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Somewhere over the rainbow
Posts: 1,271
My Mood:
Re: Look what I woke up to at 5:30 a.m.!!!!

Have you tried leaving a few snacks on her night stand, that way if she wakes up for amidnight snack she doesn't have to leave her room
__________________
Megan, Other half to D,mommy toD J
E
mommieofpees is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Copyright 2005 - 2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.