Jeff has these stuffed superhero figures (that some might call dolls.) He ran across them one day and thought that Evan would like them. Apparently this happened close to bedtime because he decided to let him sleep with them that night. Just one night. Yeah right, like that ever happens with a toddler. That was two months ago and now they're permanent residents.
He's always had a blanket and teddy bear in his crib. Then we added the three superhero dolls. More recently Evan decided that he just HAD to bring a book with him and today he
Let's review. In Evan's crib there are now the following: a blanket, teddy bear, Batman, Flash, Martian Man Hunter, 2 books, and a puzzle. Oh, and a toddler. Should I take back control and end this madness? The answer to that question is a big NO and I'll tell you why. Parenting is about picking your battles (among many other things.) He's a great sleeper, bedtime is a breeze, and lately his naps have been stupendous. This is a battle I'm not touching with a ten-foot pole!
No, this picture has nothing to do with Evan's crib situation, but it was taken this weekend and it cracks me up...Uncle Travis was doing a little babysitting while we watched the Dark Knight and this is the scene we witnessed upon opening the door. Evan barely acknowledged our return!