And Claire is such a character.
Lately she asks for "big milk" (a lot of milk) and she loves hide-n-seek. She hides in the same place every time (behind a big chair with her body fully exposed but her eyes pushed up against an exercise mat. Or- she stands in the middle of the room and giggles with a pillow on her head).
Here is her "hiding" yesterday.
It's fun. And sweet.
We needed the time at home. We're all feeling much better: physically and emotionally.
I spent the night reading some articles like these: Taming Tantrums, Time Out Techniques and Handling Parent Anger.
Being a parent (especially when Jacob is gone) is harder than I ever could have imagined. Especially in the midst of poop, screaming, lack of sleep and disobedience. I've been frustrated with tantrums and have been trying to learn how to be gracious and graceful through them. It's tough!
Talk about needing grace every. single. day.