5.10.2011

Needy.


Since Henry turned two, he's been much more needy than usual. Like, if we go to a party, he mainly wants to just hang out with Adam instead of being a social butterfly and dancing around (like he used to do). If I try to go work out at the Y, he cries when I drop him off at the childcare whereas he used to just run over to the trucks and play. He mainly wants to just be at home with the four of us.

I'm trying to be sensitive to this and keep things simple and close to the home-base as much as possible. I, personally, like to roll and go pretty often but Henry does not seem to be all about that and, since I am a stay-at-home Mom, I am fortunately able to do just that: stay at home and let Henry hang out.

The weather has been lovely so being at home isn't a bad thing at all- we are able to play in the yard and go on walks and cuddle up and read books. Adam think that it's a growth spurt- Henry just doesn't feel so hot and is needing extra sleep and nurturing. So, meanwhile, we have 3 weeks left in Erie and I really don't need to go to the Y so we will just stick close to home and enjoy these last 20 days.

6 comments:

CaseyWiegand said...

aiden is in the phase BIG TIME, hurry to texas!!!

Simply Sarah said...

In a lot of my family and child studies classes we talked about separatioin anxiety many times. If I remember correctly, Henry is about at the age when it hits full-force. Thankfully, it's just a stage and he'll be back to his old, dancing self in no time! Good luck as y'all prepare to move!

The Allen Family said...

He will get over it!! Addy still prefers to be with me, but she is getting much better about going places with alot of people. I used to get frustrated with her when she would only want to stay with me and not play with all the other kids, but my mom told me I need to just hold onto her and make her feel comfortable when we go places and I have realized that after she gets comfortable and I am relaxed, she becomes much more of a social butterfly!

Brooke & Freeland said...

I love that picture of Henry. Sounds like a great plan to me on skipping the Y! :) Just dont stop coming to my house over the next 3 weeks!

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