21 August 2009

tips for a successful mom and max date.

This summer has been absolutely crazy for us. Despite the fact that I was gone for half of it, and busy with other things for most of the rest, Max has been really good. So I decided it was time for us to have a date. So today we had an outing full of some of Max's favorite things, and mom all to himself (well, I may have slipped a couple of things I needed to do into it: lame, I know).

Here's how you do it:

First, it is completely necessary to fall asleep in the car minutes after leaving the house because mom completely bores you by stopping by the bank:


Then go to the bookstore and endure mom picking out a book for herself:


And then FINALLY get to play with the train table:

But have to leave earlier than expected because you throw a MAJOR fit. (I'm 99% sure it was a result of napping in the car)

Then have a happy meal picnic at the park (that was actually a location mom was scouting, sorry buddy):



And to top it all off, stop at Krispy Kreme for some donuts!



It was a good date.

4 comments:

  1. What a cute date you have!

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  2. That sounds like a good date for you and Rob, too! I love looking around bookstores and eating donuts!
    What a fun idea!

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  3. man, what a beautiful child. at least until he starts growling at you, but really, who wouldn't love that little face.

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  4. He's gonna be so grateful for all the fun pictures he has of his childhood. Way to be a cool mommy!

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