Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The Schwartz's vs Mommy/Cody Date Night

Cody was a little put out while Sarah and Daddy were getting ready for their date.  He knew that he and I were going to get to stay home and have fun.  And I did bribe him that evening with milk & cookies and a movie.  But he was disappointed that we didn't get to go somewhere.

So he in his most Cody manner informed me that he and I were going on a date to get ice cream.  Of course, Cody doesn't take no for an answer so we put it on the calendar to do after dance class, and dinner on Wednesday.

Cody doesn't often like to take pictures.  And didn't want to spend all night trying to snap a picture with him.  So I made him a deal that if he cooperated I'd only take one picture.  He agreed, so here it is:

For our date we went to one of his favorite places.  Although we have a Dairy Queen right by the yogurt place, he prefers the yogurt place because he likes the toppings bar.  I mean, really, what kid wouldn't pick that.  And since it was a special date night he loaded it down with all manner of sugar and junk.

I hate to admit it, but it's been a really long time since I had some good one on one time with any of the kids really.  While I spend every day with them so much of my time is stopping Charlie from putting things in his mouth.  And even before this night any date with Mommy still had a Charlie tag along (thing Disney on Ice from Septemeber).  So it was really really nice to just be there with Cody. And to really BE THERE.

I'm post dating this and I wish I had blogged about it sooner.  I can't remember what all we talked about but I remember Cody pretty much talked non stop.  And I was amazed.  It was adorable to hear to his precious little voice and listen to him talk about all the things that popped into his head or that were important to him.  He smiled from ear to ear the whole time and made eating that ice cream feel like an eternity and a split second all at the same time.

I tell him this every night, but I feel like I should add this here in case one day he reads this corner of the internet.

I'll love you forever.
I'll like you for always.
As long as I'm living.
My baby you'll be.
--Robert Munsch 

1 comment:

  1. I love me some Cody. The things he comes up with and the surly look he gives me every once in a while are hilarious. That kids got some spirit, stand by for heavy rolls as we say in the Navy… hahaha!