Sunday, March 15, 2009

Our 1st "big kid" bath!

This is an ode to the blue infant bath...


We loved you little bath. You have contained our trio for the past year & can't believe that we are putting you to rest. It has been joyous seeing our children pee in the water & try sitting up on their own while grasping for every item around the kitchen sink. Unfortunately your time has come to an end. You can no longer contain our children, try as you may. They are ready to go beyond your perameters & test the...dum, dum, dum...BIG BATHTUB (voice echos as this is being said). We thank you very much for your service & hope you do for another baby as much as you have done for us. You will be missed!


Ok, now for the real story, LOL! The kids needed a bath & I was dreading taking out the bathtub & getting the whole kitchen wet so I told Todd I thought it was time to put them in the big bath. The reason we have been waiting is b/c Ian hadn't been sitting well enough until recently. Todd was still worried about him falling over so we went ahead & decided we would use a Bumbo chair for him right now.

Sofi went in 1st & after a squeal, she started laughing & grabbing for the toys. Then went Gabi. She smiled right away. Finally we put Ian in the tub. They had a BLAST! They were so happy getting the rubber duckies & the turtles & chewing on them that they didn't even notice their hair getting washed. It was great! When it was time to get out, Sofi started crying. Poor doll! She wanted to stay in the water & splash around. The other 2 weren't too upset but you could tell they wanted to stay in there. Oh well! Our next bath is Mon or Tues so they can play again!




I also want to add this picture of Ian & I from this morning. It is my 34th birthday & he was just loving on me. I didn't realize how much he resembles me until now, especially his eyes!



Oh, ok...a few more pics!

Tia Jesse reading to the kids.


Sofi is all comfy in the corner w/ all the pillows & blankets. She is our snuggle bug!


My bookworms!


8 comments:

Team Darnell said...

Happy Birthday Astrid!

Your trio looks like they had so much fun in the big tub! Hopefully you enjoyed it as much.

Brandy said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!! Astrid They are so cute in the big bath tub, I am still scared to try the big tub. Maybe I'll give it a shot, since it worked out so well for ya'll. I will gladly give up the mess in the kitchen. LOL

Norina said...

Happy Burthday! The kids are as darling as EVER! Great diaper cakes too!

Kaplanovs said...

You got the bumbo underwater? Cool! I tried that with my daughter when she was younger, and the thing kept floating and tipping over! It's almost unbelievable that you used that little tub for your 3 up until now!! :-)

Surviving Triplets said...

I think the key w/ the bumbo is for the baby to be heavy enough. Ian is almost 20 lbs so that holds it down nicely.

Susan said...

Happy birthday mamacita! Looks like the kids had a blast taking a big kid bath!

Angela said...

I just found your blog! Ode to the tub is soooo cute! Our three are in the utility sink still. Have to ask you about your TD stroller and if you converted to toddler seats yet and is that working for you? We are at 17lbs and as soon as we graduate from our infant seats want to upgrade our TD. Can you help me? I haven't found anyone who's used the toddler seats. Our blog is at www.friesentriplets.blogspot.com.Thanks

Allison said...

I agree...Ian looks just like you. Wish I had one that looked like me. You'd think I have a good chance since I had 3 but nope, they all look like Daddy in one way or another! :)