Oh mom guilt. Severe mom guilt. Ian was much better today, but not 100%, and I’m still not 100%, so we missed all the Halloween festivities over the weekend, and on the day itself, Ian’s very first Halloween, I thought the highlight would be Skyping with the grandparents in costume.
We walked to Whole Foods at dusk and saw many big and small kiddos in costume and I started to get sad (why didn’t I dress him up even just to go to Whole Foods? Bad mommy). I saw a two year-old little girl trick-or-treating with her nanny and I wanted to throw myself on the ground and sob. I got this picture from Bodhi’s mom and questioned my thinking on just about anything.
Then dad called. He was going to be home early! I said, let’s dress him up and take him out. We went to two houses. I didn’t have to cry it out. It was a smashing success!
Here he is with his booty. He got Gummy Bears, pretzels (fail), Whoppers, and Skittles. He liked the Whoppers best. Smart boy. Now mom’s enjoying them in a sundae cuz, you know, it’s Monday.