Do we know better than to try to take this little boy to dinner? Yep. Did we do it anyway? Oh, yeah.
First, we went to Wal-Mart to grab a few things. Matt was carrying Zane around on his shoulders….more proof that he’s not a baby anymore. Zane kept laying his head on Matt’s head, giving him “love”. Then he would grab his face and look down at him. Pretty much my fave. Matt called me a tourist because I was taking pics in Wal-Mart, but how could I not capture this?
We then went to one of our favorite places, Jim’s Razorback Pizza. Taking Zane to lunch…usually no problem. He’s just had a nap and is pretty hungry, so he’s occupied by food. Taking Zane to dinner….usually not such a great idea. He’s tired, cranky, etc. We thought he seemed to be in pretty good spirits and JRP is a family-style, sport-themed restaurant, with video games. Loud enough to drown out a loud one-year old. Things started out well enough.
We thought we had forgotten his sippy cup, but super dad had bought some a while back to keep in his truck. Cheap ones. Zane couldn’t get anything out, so Matt took out the little valve-thingy. And we hadn’t brought any juice, so Matt ordered him Sprite. Apparently taking out the little valve-thingy….not such a good plan.
A few minutes later we can’t find the sippy cup. Where is it? In Zane’s chair. Upside down. Empty. Before we got our food.
Dripping wet. And sticky. Just lovely. And in case you’re wondering, No. We didn’t leave. We dried out his seat and finished our meal. Yep, parents of the year that we are, we made our child sit in soaking wet, sticky clothes until we all finished eating. Then Matt stripped him down in the truck and put a new diaper on him. I’m sure he was ready to slap that camera out of my hand, but I couldn’t stop laughing at the little naked boy in the truck!
Matt had just turned his carseat around facing forward before we left the house. He looks like such a big boy!
ps. The high chair thing we have is a MUST! It clamps on to any table, so you never have to use the high chairs in restaurants. Or if you go to someone else’s house, you’ve brought your own high chair. They can sit right beside you in a booth! And it’s easy to clean. It’s called Phil & Ted’s Me Too Hook on High Chair.