Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Tough Girl

My poor little Kendall is always getting beat up by Connor. He is always tackling her, pushing her down, or sitting on her so she can't move. It was really bad there for a while, and I could never even leave the two of them in the same room. He has gotten so much better lately thank goodness, but now he is throwing things all the time. He always gets in trouble for it and we are always telling him not to throw, but it just doesn't seem to get through to him. Seriously we have done everything but beat the crap out of him. Well last night he threw this stupid toy and Kendall just happened to be in the line of fire.

It is pretty heavy and I have almost thrown it away several times cause I was afraid something like this would happen, but haven't cause I have had it for all my babies to play with when they get to that stage at about 7-9 months when they love the toys that move and make noise. Well it is in the trash now!

I saw him starting to throw it and yelled at him so he would stop, but I was too late. I got up to go spank him, but when I got in there I saw Kendall doubled over and blood squirting from her head. I yelled at my friend, Carin, to go get Bridger who happens to be an ER nurse. I picked her up and put pressure on her head to try and stop the bleeding. He and Larry came running in from outside and Bridger looked at it and continued to put pressure on her head and found out that it was only a small, but deep cut. He told us that because it was a head wound is why it was bleeding so bad, but that we didn't need to take her into the ER. Thankfully their family was here when it happened, cause I know I would have probably called 911 and been freaking out. She quit crying after about two minutes and was fine. We tried to put ice on her head, but she just wanted to eat it. She is perfectly happy now. It is as if it never even happened.

A huge thanks to the Stradling family for being there and helping out. Carin was so sweet to go clean up the puddle of blood off the bedroom floor. Thank you both so much for your help and friendship! We love you guys!


The Martin Family said...

Oh my gosh that picture looks awful. Poor little girlie. So glad she is ok. How have you been feeling?

Chlarson Family said...

That picture sure tells a story. Poor Kendall! Tuff girl. I am glad she is ok. I bet Conner felt so bad.

Melis said...

Poor little girl!

It's Melissa Ballard.
I found your blog through so many others. I was on a quest for it and here it is! I only got to the 2nd to latest post and have to tell you....Our trip to Leland Geiger must have really done some good! You and I are both having babies...around the same time! I'm due November 18. Congratulations to you on your 4th! I'm so happy for you! Hopefully I'll get to see you sometime soon. Take care and I hope you are feeling good. Give Conner a hug for me -- he is one cute kid!



Evvie Turley said...

Whoa! That is a lot of blood! She's so cute sitting there covered in blood but smiling. What a gal! You might have to nickname her "Tuff." Or Annie Oakley or something of the sort! I'm sorry you're having such a tough time breaking him of throwing things. Keep on him-he will learn. Just don't give up on the consequences and he'll eventually get tired of being in trouble!

Rick*Amber*Taryn*Bryant said...

Wow! That reminds me of my childhood! My brothers were crazy! I am so glad she is okay. I would have been freaking out. You are such a great mommy! Oh and congrats on the new addition, well, the coming addition! How great!

mike and maren said...

Wow, that's a lot of blood! Glad everything was ok though. :)