According to the weather it’s starting to be time for long sleeves, pants, and coats. According to Owen, no coats are required. Pants are even iffy. The pant leg has to fall on his shoes exactly right. This is for my pants as well. Anyone’s pants for that matter. He fixed a guy’s sock in the coffee shop one day. I caught him before he did the second one and socks are generally his concern. The guy was very nice about it, but how do I even explain to Owen that we don’t fix strangers clothes; he randomly hugs people too. The weather is slowly changing so hopefully that will give us enough time to reintroduce the coat back into his life. He wants me to wear mine but he immediately starts pulling his off as I put it on him. It’s amazing how quickly he can get out of something he doesn’t want on. He will ask about coats even during the summer but now here we are with winter on our heels and he wants nothing to do with them. We have several styles, thickness, colors, and lengths but as soon as I can get it on him it comes off. Luckily he is letting me put long sleeves on him and I successfully got him to wear pants. It’s not always that simple. I’ve tried putting his coat on him at different times as well and that doesn’t make a difference for him. I’m hoping that as it continues to get colder he will see the need for them. I can also see a lot of coat wearing videos in our future. I’m personally not a big coat fan myself, preferring more layers so this may be what we try for Owen. One day at a time, one layer at a time, one coat at a time, we will make it through our days. Learn to think outside the box, dream big, and change your world. Make today matter. Smiles to all and donut daze!
I'm Lynn Browder. Owen's Mommy. The best moments in time are when I get to see the smile on his face and that giggle come from his heart.