Tuesday, December 09, 2008

I didn't realize I needed to put a do not eat sign...

I'm not a fool. I knew this was possible. I guess I was just hoping he'd be able to make it through teething without realizing that he had a trusty wooden crib that felt oh so nice to sore gums. I particularly wish he hadn't figured this out in the middle of the night. Apparently he must have spent all night chewing and chewing and chewing on it because this is how we found it in the morning. Pretty ain't it? {how much did this cost again?}

So then I ordered something off line. But until it arrived I used a trusty sheet and made my own crib teether. I don't know how well it worked, but at least Joshua wouldn't be waking up with, as Alex so nicely described, "a mouth that looked like it had been in his poopy diaper". {I hope that wood finish doesn't kill too many brain cells. Best not to tell him I found him with wood finish on his mouth so I'm not the one to blame for any future problems}

And here's the new crib guard (which he is ripping off in this picture as I am trying to put it on...arg!). Of course when I put it on I realized that I should have ordered two of them because, hello, there are sides of the crib for Joshua to chew on too. That only took him about 1 nap period to realize. So, time to visit amazon.com yet again. I just love amazon. Maybe a little too much.

3 comments:

Rachel said...

HAhaha!! This reminds me...my mom once told me that way back when I was a little toddler, there was a time when I chewed on the wooden bannister inside the Provo Tabernacle--and the evidence looks exactly like Joshua's crib looks! (She pointed it out to me later on.) I know it's sad that he did that, but it also is funny to me because it looks just like what I once did! (Don't they have clear plastic covers for the top of the crib?)

Rachel Stella said...

They do have clear plastic covers, but not for convertable cribs (at least if they do exist they are hard to find).

I can't believe you chewed on the tabernacle!

LittleSucker said...

They make crib teething protectors???? Wow - that kid is an animal -- Rachel -- I told you not to use that lead based stain on the crib -- now look what you've done! You'll have to also get vertical protectors b/c you know he'll figure out some way to do that. Then, once those arrive, he'll just be living in a little foam bubble, and his teething will be done. :) Love ya!