Saturday, April 4, 2009

April 4th, 2009 Kinnick is clapping!

Ok, some good news and some bad news.

First the good news... Kinnick finally learned how to clap her hands.  We've been trying to get her to clap her hands FOREVER.  Today, we were reviewing, Where are your ears?, Where is you nose? (She just learned these over the past couple of weeks), and I threw in, Can you clap?  She just clapped.  I'm so excited, I keep asking her to clap and pat-a-cake.  I'm so proud of her.

Now for the bad news.... One of Kinnick's contacts came out today.  I can't get it back in her eye for the life of me.  I have nobody here to help, so she's roaming the house with 1 contact.  These contacts aren't like your normal contacts.  They are really thick - especially in the middle.  They don't stay on your finger.  They roll around like a ball - I'm not kidding.  So, you have to hold all of her limbs down, hold her head still, pry her eye open with one hand and put this forever moving object in her 1/2 opened eye.   Oh, and it can't take more then 30 seconds or you have to stop and wet the lens.   If you drop it (which I did many, many, times), you have to wash it.  I kept dropping it in her hair.  It takes more then 2 hands to do all of this.  I'm hoping this gets better real soon.  She can leave the contacts in for several days or a week, but they strongly discourage it because it can cause cornea issues that would prevent her from being able to wear contacts in the future.  So, since it is a daily thing, maybe Kinnick will get used to it and just let us put them in without restraining her.


Melanie said...

Glad I stumbled across your blog. Your kids are darling.

Beauty and the Beast said...

Tell her uncle bill will hold her down! :)lol. She'll get used to em.I can't imagine her liking the other options lol

Anonymous said...

So glad to hear the contacts are in and working! Bummer about putting them in! I can't imagine trying to get a little one to sit still and be able to get them in! Glad to hear the progress both K&C are making!

Jennifer said...

How exciting that Kinnick clapped! What a great feeling it must have been to know she can do it. Love the new blog pic-Carter looks great!

Laura said...

Great job Kinnick! That is so exciting!

Anonymous said...

I didn't realize kids so young could wear contacts!
Thats great if you can them to let you put them in.

Good Luck with that.