Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Harold the Destroyer

I am fighting the good fight against entropy. I know that the universe tends towards disorder. I get it, I really do. However I am having huge issues with it right now because the level of entropy in my house is getting to be overwhelming. You may wonder what is making the entropy in my house a million times worse that it was previously. Harold the Destroyer is now living in my home and destroying it faster than I can maintain it. I spent all day just trying to straighten up the boy's room which should have taken me a few hours at most.

I can't believe how into everything Harry is. Either Evan was a saint of a child or I don't remember his infancy very well, because I don't remember it being this bad. Harry takes everything to the next level. Evan will empty a toy bin. Harry will empty all the bins and pull all of the bins down. Harry seems to find things to take apart that Evan never even imagined. We are childproofing our house all over again.

To top all of this destructive behaviour off Harry decided to pick today to show off his mad stair climbing skilz. That means that our lax baby gating of the stairs is going to have to ramp back up to obsessive in the extreme. I am so not ready for this!

8 comments:

bella said...

I think every mother has at least one "Harold the Destroyer"! LOL

Good luck! Someday they go to school, and you can actually catch up for a couple of hours... only to have it all crumble around you when they walk back in the door! LOL

bella

fancypantsnancy said...

I hope Harry makes you realize what a sainted mom I was- All 4 of you were "destroyers" like him!

GoofyJ said...

Forgive me for laughing, I just relate sooooo well :) Good luck! :)

chelle said...

hehe so in reality we are not suppose to be able to catch up and keep up?!?!

hehe! I do not have two yet, but with the one I have I can imagine!

Zephra said...

I gave up on putting the gate on the stairs. It didn't work anyway. I spent a few hours teaching him to climb and get down so that if he were to sneak up there, he would be a little safer.

Anne/kq said...

I have a destroyer as well. She can make a mess in two minutes that takes four hours to clean up-- by which time she's on to another mess!

The worst part is that she's a perfect angel when we're out, so no one believes how she is at home!

Awesome Mom said...

I have to do the babygate because Harry acts before he thinks. I think that is the biggest personality difference between the two. Evan always seem to thing about things before he does them. You can see the wheels turning in his little mind. Harry just barrles on through something leaving a wake of destruction in his path.

Gina said...

I like that, I think you should get him a T-shirt with that on it.