is what i heard yesterday as i was washing the conditioner out of my hair in one of the lovely showers at the ymca. yes, i was taking a full-on get cleaned up shower at they ymca last night, our buildings water heater "went to water heater heaven" as our complex put it and we won't have warm water till, hopefully, tonight. luke was stoked to find that out yesterday as he was getting into the shower at 5 in the am and it was icy! anyways, i was taking a shower and i heard my name getting paged on the overcom to the whole gym- great! so i hurried as fast as i could to wash out my hair in a shower that had no water pressure, throw on some clothes, and make my way over to the nursery where velzy was being held captive. the poor kid was bright red from crying, which apparently she had been doing for a while. come to think of it, i might cry if i was held captive there too, she was with a lady luke and i affectionately call "crazy amy" and a cute little honduran lady julia who really doesn't speak much english. neither of them have children, which makes it funny to watch them babysit. julia was amazed when v stopped crying when i got her- apparently she did not know that mothers have that superhero affect on worked-up, upset babies.
anyways, i feel bad for velzy, she is in this in between stage. she is too big for the nursery at the ymca where all the babies are- they try to put her in a baby swing, which she has not liked for months now, and she gets worked up when the little babies get bottles cause she wants them, which is understandable. then there is the kids gym, which is where i work, complete with bounce house, climbing wall, legos, coloring, and always a game of soccer or tag or something. it is for the bigger kids, and velzy loves it there. the only problem is that there are lots of crazy kids running around and if i am not there the workers are a little leary of me leaving a smaller one there. but when she is there she is independent, on her own, just cruises around happy as can be. so what do i do? do i keep leaving her in the nursery where she doesn't want to be- but is safe? or do i drop her off in the kids gym- where she is happy? all of the kids there are really aware of her, and the little girls love her and try to play with her, and i think she would be fine, but there is always that what if... so, when i am there- no problem, kids gym it is, just because i can keep that extra eye on her, but what about when i want to work out on the other days of the week?
anyways, i really liked missy's new blog idea of everyday is a story, and that just happened to be yesterday's story. and going along with everyone getting new layouts on their blogs, i think i will look into that too, until velzy wakes up that is!