Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Thank You, Guardian Angels

Tonight I am very, very thankful for guardian angels. I also realize and am thankful for all the times Eric and Beth are kept from harm even when I'm oblivious to the danger.

After tucking the kids into bed, Ryan and I went downstairs to clean the kitchen. A while later, we heard choking and Eric crying, and we raced up the stairs. Turns out Eric had removed a bolt from the standing fan in his room, swallowed it, choked, and threw it up along with some of dinner. He's fine, but it shook him up pretty bad. I thought he was past the "put-everything-in-my-mouth" stage, but I stand corrected.

I know I can't intercept every threat to my kids. That's why I'm so grateful for those guardian angels who tend their charges so diligently.

Behold, my reasons for being a "hover-mother."

We bought new winter pajamas for the kiddos. It's still pretty warm out, but we're supposed to get a major cold front through tonight. We're going from mid-80's to the 50's. The kids love'em, especially Eric. He wears his on and off throughout the day.


Mike and Judy said...

Beth's jammies don't look any too big. She is getting pretty tall!

Stephanie said...

I'm so glad your angels were definitely on duty that night!

The kids look so sweet in their new jammies! I don't know about you but I'm ready for this cold front!

Mom Alleman said...

Thank goodness Eric and Beth have such a wonderful mommy and daddy to take care of them :) The pictures of Eric and Beth in their "jammies" are just precious. We can't wait to see you in a few days!

Kacey Alleman said...

What a blessing that Eric was ok!! That must have scared you and Ryan to death! Mommy stole my word, but the kids p.j's are adorable!! Tyler and I are so excited to see y'all!!

Margie B said...

As my kids would say, "Grandpa must be tired tonight!". I'm so grateful that all turned out well. I'll say an extra thank you in my prayers tonight! :-) We love you!

Nikki said...

I'm so glad he was alright! It's amazing the danger that kids can get in to no matter how "baby proof" you make your home.

I'm finally back in town! Let's get together :)