Age 3 Was The Year Of The OUCH πŸ€•

In about one month, our trio will turn 4. Age 3 has been the year of the band-aid, with injuries galore across the board. The injuries are mostly cuts and scrapes. Falling while running and skinning a knee, slipping while trying to climb our lemon orange 🍊 tree 🌳 out back has resulted in scrapes, and a few miscellaneous spills have produced bumps and bruises. I’ve never worked in the private sector, but my health insurance over the course of my public sector career has been absolutely wonderful. It’s also nice that we live 5 minutes from the hospital.

Christopher

Christopher is our resident injury magnet. Nearly 2 weeks ago we were at a restaurant and joking around that Christopher’s nickname should be “$50 co-pay” because he led way in ER visits requiring a $50 co-pay 2-0-0. Well he added to the total when we got home from the restaurant. Was following Michaela’s lead jumping off of a yoga ball and his momentum (he is 42 lbs and 20 of those pounds appear to be in his head) got the best of him and he stumbled and hit the area above his eye on the corner of a coffee table, busting it open. It didn’t require stitches, but the open gash bled a lot and I took him down the street to the ER. The nurses swooned over what a heartthrob Christopher was with his exotic blond curly hair – nice πŸ‘πŸ½. Christopher leads 3-0-0. πŸ†

Michaela

Michaela got a nasty egg on the side of her face just below her temple after tripping and smacking the side of her face on the step at the local Chik Fil-A. She hit it hard as no amount of Arnica gel could prevent the resulting bruise from surfacing a few days later. Earlier this week while about to cross the street to go to school, she tripped and fell and hit her head, busting it open. This resulted in a band-aid.

Emma

Emma has a band-aid on her arm near her elbow. I asked her this morning what happened and she proceeded to summarize every detail. She told me hat it’s a cut, and that it’s small, and that it didn’t hurt, but mommy saw it and put a band-aid on it. Then she told me that Michaela cut her foot yesterday and has a band-aid on it, and that Christopher went to the hospital to get his band-aid. The summary went on and on – it was awesome!

Cheers!

M.

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One Word Triplets Nouns and Verbs

This post will be dedicated to one word nouns and verbs associated with triplets:

Nouns

Mischief

Exploits

Tactics

Shenanigans

Crumbs

Team

Advantage

Energy

Blessing

Triple

Village

Family

Loud

At their new school’s Meet The Teacher Day

Verbs

Ask

Adapt

Blame

Demand

Grow

Outgrow

Talk

Pout

Color

Change

Smother

Babble

Cry

Play

Drop

Throw

Whine

Repeat

Destroy

Explore

Convince

Sneeze

Cough

Laugh

Giggle

Lose

Misplace

Show

Hide

Break

Mimick

Devour

Crowd

Instigate

Follow

Confuse

Hug

Kiss

Count

Bruise

Build

Scream

Eat

Sleep

Drink

Coordinate

Distract

Share

Poke

Bite

Steal

For some reason the list of verbs is way longer than the list of nouns πŸ˜‚

For some reason, toys and other items that may have survived one or more generations of kids CANNOT survive this cr3w!

M.