Today he asked to go outside. This was a big deal. Max never wants to play outside. We went out and he had a fun time driving his Lightning McQueen battery operated car around the driveway. It was sunny and in the 50s.
THEN.... it got better. He asked to ride the "motorcycle" his grandad gave him for Christmas! This is a big-wheels tricycle that requires pedaling. I ran to get it before he changed his mind. He got on it, he pedaled, he was RIDING it! I ran behind him taking pictures and smiling like a mad woman, while I called my mom.
THEN....it got WORSE. In all of the excitement I forget to pick up Caroline from school! I grabbed Max, who had now taken his shoes off, I managed shoes for myself, but no socks and we headed out. We almost hit Caroline's bike as we flew out of the driveway. All the way to her school I was thinking to myself that I had really blown it. I figured that Caroline would be in hysterics when I got there. "Best Day Ever" was going down the drain. Max, however, thought this mad dash was very exciting and had a laughing/coughing for most of the drive.
THEN....it got BETTER. We got to Caroline's school and she was sitting in the office showing the staff the little photo album she keeps in her backpack. No tears, totally happy, and perfectly calm. I asked about ANTs. Nope, not even any ANTs to squish. I could not believe it!
What a great day!