Not a big deal, right? A totally innocent conversation? Can you see where this is going? Because I certainly didn't...
Back in the car we bundled in blankets and headed back to the motel... and when we got there, and she was calm and smiling again, I asked her what was wrong... was she afraid of the drop? was she cold?
"The baby was hurt!!!" she wailed.
"The baby wasn't hurt..." I explained, trying to think of what she could possibly have been thinking. "The baby was safe in Mommy's tummy."
"Oh Mommy! I'm so sorry!" She exclaimed, hugging me... and then I realized what had happened and that I was the one who should be sorry because she worried so about every little baby related thing...
So yeah... Epic Mom Fail at the Grand Canyon yesterday... hopefully seeing a princess castle today will make up for it...
It's small enough that I like it. It's out west, which is another plus for me, since I have found myself baffled by certain aspects of culture in other parts of the US (what's considered rude some places... and what's not in others! There's a lot of variety...)... until I realized that I'm a small town western sort of girl... and it's beautiful here ... and at over 6000 feet I think I'd like the seasons!
I have a new found appreciation for motel rooms with laminate floors. It's so much easier with little kids!
It was kind of shocking to go from this:
And finally to this:
Arizona is a beautiful and varied state! I didn't expect all this variety in one day!
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