Tuesday, January 15, 2008

The Little Red Dot From The Little Blue Pill

I have to go back in time and share a story about our sweet Emma that happened before Christmas. This is one of those stories that will be told numerous times but I have to have it written down somewhere. Emma is our little girls that has a love for life. She is our party girl and lives life to the fullest. She also is one of those kids that is just mischievous, not naughty, just curious. Her curiosity often gets the best of her along with the fact that she just can't help herself. She also loves candy and treats so keep that in mind. Monday, December 10 Emma woke up around 6 am which is not like her and started to throw up. My first thought was oh no not the flu. Eric was going to be out of town for the week and my niece who is 4 was going to be staying with us. I could picture flu going through the gang. It seems like the flu hits when Eric is out of town. Emma was just feeling pretty miserable but no one else got it. On Wednesday morning Emma woke up with 2 rather large pimples on her chin. Very odd I thought to myself. I didn't know a 3 year old could get large pimples with white heads on them. On Thursday morning I opened a new birth control pack and saw a little blue pill missing right in the middle of the pack. Everything started to make sense. I asked my sweet, curious little Emma if she ate one of mommy's pills and she sheepishly responded with a "yes"! The poor thing had to feel miserable with all those hormones in her 3 year old little body. She said she wanted to see what they tasted like. She would tell people she had a big owey from mommy's pill. So lessons learned by Emma - don't eat mommy's pill and even if it looks like candy that doesn't always mean it is. Lessons learned by mom - keep your birth control pills out of the reach of Emma. Most of Emma' s December pictures have a little red dot on her chin from the little blue pill. This isn't the first time and I'm sure it won't be the last time when Emma's curiosity gets the best of her!


Lori said...

Oh my, that is too funny. Poor thing. I'm glad it wasn't the flu. She sounds a bit like my Elliot, I think the two of them could be quite the double trouble. :)

The Kaylor Kastle said...

Sounds like our Chloe! We happened upon some loose laying pills in Todd's medicine chest that had bite marks in them one day and as is turns out, I don't think we will have to worry about Chloe's cholesterol levels being too high! ;o) Who knew she could climb????

Kathryn Schoon-Tanis said...

i laughed so hard, but uncle joel is a bit concerned for poor emma. can't wait to hear this at her wedding!

nikki said...

OH, she is just too much!
That story will definitely follow her into adulthood!

Steffie B. said...

Oh dear....won't that be one to remind her of at maybe her wedding?

Your check is going in the mail today.....thank you for all the extra bows....they are darling.....and the winner for the new bow that I will be ordering soon is.......the curly riboon! Miss Fia herself said she "wiked dat one"! ;) "Da oder is too big". So....there you have it!

I'll email you my color selections in a few days if that is ok.

Thanks again,

Kimber said...

That is very funny!


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