j tried having z nap sitting up, but it didn't last very long. nap unsuccessful.
last last friday, z woke up with the seal cough, and he had motioned to his ears saying "hurt" the day before, so i took him to the doctor's. everything was fine then - no ear infections, just minor respiratory thing. i was exhausted that morning, and was looking forward to his nap. unfortunately, he never napped! i can't remember the last time he refused to nap. he wanted to stay upright, which i found out meant he was getting a lot croupier. that was the beginning of a hellish weekend. i was already low on energy, & was looking forward to a free weekend to recuperate, but it just wasn't in store. so, i got sick, my mom got really sick, and j got a little sick. i was supposed to do a teaching workshop yesterday with ed sprunger, but i had to cancel just to get a little break. i observed him teaching all of today (two of my students played for him - yay), and i still feel yucky. i don't know how i'm ever going to get better, because the week of teaching always leaves me feeling so drained. thursday & friday are always late days, which i hate... 8:30/8:45pm before i get to eat supper. i'm sort of dreading this week. at least he is napping again, now that lying down is ok. z's fever stopped on friday, but he still coughs a bit & has a very runny nose. i can't seem to teach him to blow his nose - if he learned, he would really feel more comfortable.
z is still in a hitting and throwing phase. he had 2 time outs pretty much back to back, and has had 2 sets of toys put away tonight.