Friday, February 24, 2012

Bring on the Reinforcements!

Yesterday my in-laws came for a visit from New Hampshire.  Mr. and I are getting away for a night tomorrow night, and I'm not sure who was more excited for the grandparents' arrival- us or the boys.  Munkin Man could hardly contain himself the night before they came, and was up well past 9:30 because, as he said while throwing his arms up and down in excited exasperation, "I am JUST so EXCITED for GRAMMIE and PAPA to BE here!"  We had the same problem with naptime yesterday, until I threatened to not let him go to the airport with Daddy to pick them up unless he took a nap.

It was no wonder, then, that the second he saw them he started jabbering and did not shut up until his grandparents (not me, not his dad) tucked him in to bed.  When they arrived, exhausted, at our house at around dinner time, Munkin wasted no time showing them every. single. thing. in our house, as Bug toddled behind saying "yeah!" in agreement with his brother, as though he had to get his word in as well.

When I say everything, I mean everything.  A couple hours after they got here, we heard this coming from the bathroom:

"Papa!  Come look at my poop and wipe my butt!"

Welcome to Iowa, Grammie and Papa!

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