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Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Self Portrait Tuesday #3: "All of Me"

I took this picture this morning. Jack was chasing Stella around pulling her hair, Stella is screaming and Jack is not listening to me telling him to stop. I'm frustrated and tired because I've been sick the last 3 days. After I took this picture Jack and Stella both started crying, Stella I'm not sure why, Jack because he bit his nail so short it ripped on the side. Consoling 2 screaming kids at the same time is hard. Elmo helped though, I popped in the tape and the screaming stopped, I was able to cuddle with each of them while Elmo sang, thanks Elmo!!


Blogger Server Girl said...

whew...thank goodness for Elmo!!! Why are u sick?? hope u feel better, i don't know how u do it everyday...i would be bald from pulling my hair out...ha ha :)

9:25 AM  
Blogger PJ said...

Oh, gosh...SO REAL!!! Gosh to put my face on my blog first thing in the morning?... I'm a tad jealous that you are able to do that!..because it's so real! ELMO (gotta luv him!) my youngest baby is about 10...not sure the frustration at times goes away it's just 'different' ...wish Elmo would still work ;)

10:06 AM  
Blogger la vie en rose said...

i recognize that look. i get it a lot too...when mine is being overly frustrating.

10:25 AM  
Blogger Renee said...

Another great picture. If I'd put a picture that close-up of myself, I could drive many readers away!

10:44 AM  
Blogger acumamakiki said...

I live that life with the kid that won't listen. Just can't take it sometimes. Elmo saves the day (in his stuffed form)everyday. We even have a back-up Elmo just in case.

11:30 AM  
Blogger madness rivera said...

Boy, makes me glad my girls are out of this stage -- and on to other stages. But yes, Elmo and his world are awesome! Hang in there.

11:35 AM  
Blogger Glamorous Jo said...

I am making the same face right now.

11:55 AM  
Blogger --erica said...

I have that look often.
very often.

another honest picture.

12:50 PM  
Blogger Heth said...

So THAT is what I look like to my kids most of the time.....

Thank you for being so honest, I look forward to your photos every week.

1:07 PM  
Blogger gkgirl said...

heh heh heh...
i don't doubt that you and i
were probably making the exact
same face at the same time...
considering mine is like that
for most of the day..

my own kids are somewhat past it
but the siblings i look after
whhhhhoooo boy.

but good for you to post it...
i haven't even been able to post
a pic of myself on a "good" day
heh heh

1:27 PM  
Anonymous Marilyn said...

I think that sort of resembles the look I give my coworker across the room...and she's not remotely small and adorable and cute (even when yelling)...ha! I love the realness of this Heather...hope you feel better...

6:41 AM  
Blogger Suz said...

Hugs, Have seen that look many a time on my own face. Leave it to Elmo to settle things down.

Sorry you arent feeling well, hope you feel better soon!

Hugs Suz

9:09 AM  
Anonymous irene said...

oh my God, IT'S ME!!!

10:17 AM  
Blogger Riss said...

Elmo is my hero. Hope you feel better soon :) It really sucks being sick and having kids to care for...

1:37 PM  
Blogger dani said...

cool shot!

1:38 PM  

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