Monday, January 12, 2009

The Saddest Face.



I am feeling guilty right now because of this face. Max was being a little wild today when we all got home from the gym. And while I was trying to help Ady find her Princess Belle doll, Maxwell made his way onto my counter where bowls that had been hand washed were drying. 
Suddenly, crash, and shatter. He threw them down onto the newly cleaned and mopped floor and they shattered. Now they are just the simple latte bowls from Anthropologie, completely replaceable. But, I was so mad at Max for doing that so without saying a word, I went over to him, picked him up, carried him to the bathroom and put him on the toilet for time-out, before I walked out, I said "No, Max no throwing bowls" (couple that with a mean mom means business face) and I shut the door. Completely expecting to hear him burst into tears and starting throwing a fit. Nothing, 30 seconds later, still listening outside the door and NOTHING. What is he doin?! Maybe I scared him so much by not yelling that he is still stunned. So I opened the door, to this.....



Just sitting there with a puppy dog face and tears in his eyes and on his chin. "Sorry mommy" he says as soon as I opened the door. It was so cute, I tried to keep a serious face while I told him again never to throw bowls OR get on the counter by himself.
It was just too sweet to stay mad for longer that 2 seconds. I mean, look at those eyes.

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