if a child is unhappy, put them in water

A while back I saw a cute little poster that said, “If a child is unhappy, put them in water,” with a picture of a happy tot splashing away.

I don’t know that this is necessarily fool-proof, but it worked for us today. Sam totally woke up on the wrong side of the bed… well technically he woke up in the middle of the bed with his feet in my face, but you know what I mean.

Grumpy during breakfast. Even more grumpy when Daddy left for work. Then this happened…

bathtimeBathtimeWhich quickly progressed to this…

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DSC_0154He even figured out how to put the rings onto the Nuby Octopus!

BathtimeWhich made him SOOOO proud!

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This random middle of the day bath time was the ultimate reset button. Water (and purple octopus) for the WIN!

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