Saturday, January 24, 2009

Take It Easy

This week has been a little rough for our house - even more than normal.

On Monday, we had such a good time on the playdate with JD's friends, but when he came home, I thought he looked a little more pale than normal. I chalked it up to too much fun with friends.

On Tuesday, he woke up from his nap with a little runny nose, but nothing serious for a 21-month-old.

By Tuesday night/Wednesday morning, he was up all night coughing (and I mean all night). None of our usual tricks helped - Vicks Baby Rub, Humidifier, Vicks Cough liquid in the humidifier, etc.

On Wednesday, my little guy was a snotty, coughing, drooling mess! He was coughing so hard that he actually gagged himself and lost his breakfast and snack all over me. Blech. He had a tiny temperature. All signs were pointing to a cold, but he wasn't really "acting" sick (moaning, laying his pitiful head on my chest, etc). So, on a mommy instinct, I reached into his little mouth (please don't bite mommy's finger) and sure enough, his last two "two-year-molars" were popping in on top.

So even though it has turned out to be nothing too serious, there has been a lot of this.

And this.

And finally this.

He is finally not coughing so much and is starting to dry out some. The "prongs" (don't know the dental word for it) of the molars have poked through, so even though we have a long road (the body of the molars are the toughest to break through), when it is over - we won't have any more teething until the Three Year Molars!!! Hooray!


Becky said...

he sure likes to prop those arms up behind his head, huh? too cute!

Kaitlin said...

Where does he get that laying around from?? lol Too cute. Poor guy.

The Laird's said...

We understand, we just got the first tooth! It's not fun!

Heather said...

I love how much he loves to have his hands up behind his head....true Boyd Boy