Have you ever given a child a bath? If you have then you will know it usually goes 1 of 2 ways:
- They fight you through the whole event kicking and
- The bath last entirely too long as all they want to do is play, play, play!
So, in the interest of
time what is best for our children; I decided to give them a bath together.
This also marked Owen's first real bath in a big-person bath tub. Here are some pictures to commemorate the event.
Bethany's turn! Washing her gorgeous hair.
Owen's just sitting back and absorbing all that's going on around him.
Both Mini-Milli loved the bath time. The pictures really don't do much justice. Bethany was stoked using the Simpsons' bathroom in itself...add her baby brother in the mix & she was in hog-heaven! She was the perfect little angel...being careful with her lil' brother sitting next to her and not going crazy as usual.
Owen had a blast! He would glace over at his big sister & the biggest smile would spread across his face. He couldn't get enough of the bath. He would just laugh and smile the whole time, even while washing his hair! The more Owen laughed and smiled, the more Bethany would interact with him and coo with him. He would still be in the tub now, if it were up to him. He had no problem being in there nearly 10 minutes. I see a future water-baby on our hands!
The whole bath was super sweet. At one point they were both looking at each with such love in their eyes! Every day, I see him looking up to Bethany with such joy and admiration. He really knows who she is and he beams when she talks to him (now if she can talk w/out poking his eyes or nose...that would be a bonus!). It is so rewarding to see the two of them interacting already...even on this minor level. But when they talk and laugh together, I feel like the luckiest girl in the world. It's such a blessing to not only have two beautiful kiddos, but it is a double blessing to have them love each other so.