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Life With Wee People: To Paint Or Not To Paint

Carolyn Tann-Starr 2010

Life With Wee People: To Paint Or Not To Paint

Ever try painting your apartment with curious kids around? Can't get much done with Stephen the Blur Minion sticking his hands where they don't belong. His fave thing to do? Touch the wet wall and wipe my clothes (LOL). Noah is really cool because he likes to paint and is very good at using the roller. Stephen is another experience. He likes chasing us with the paint rollers. I have to keep pausing then sticking us in the shower so the only thing I have managed to finish so far is "applesauce" on the inlay door panels and "banana cream" on the radiator and window sills. This is going to take a while... I need a break. Time to go outside. :-)

We're going to the park so the shorties can get some fresh air. Stephen has not been feeling well and ran a temperature on Friday. Noah refused to go to school without Stephen and since they were both snotty I let them stay in bed most of the day. You'd think I'd have made progress painting the bathroom but every time I cracked a can of custom colored latex primer they'd both bounce up ready to help. Of course I let them (LOL). :-)

We have to show houses later today. I figure a break would be nice and an excursion to the park would be a good test run to see how Stephen is feeling about running around for an hour. If he curls up on a bench and/or lays down on a slide I am canceling all of my appointments and going back home. If they climb like monkeys then I'm going to have a good work day. It's too early to tell if we will be roaming the streets or hugging the blankies. When the boys don't feel well we usually cuddle up and watch TV. If we do go back home the only question remaining is to paint or not to paint... I have sundance yellow, jasmine white and dried palm to spread all over the walls. I would love to get that done by next week end. I have canvas that need to be hung. I'm working on several portraits. :-)

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Comment balloon 8 commentsC Tann-Starr • January 30 2010 08:48AM

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The dried plum sounds fabulous to me.  Hope you get to paint soon, but when kids are not feeling well it is hard to accomplish much other than taking care of them.

Posted by Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A. (Charlemagne International Properties) over 8 years ago

Norma, very true. The boys have been keeping me very busy.

Posted by C Tann-Starr (Tann Starr & Associates, Inc.) over 8 years ago

I've had all white walls for almost 3 years now. I hear ya ;)

Posted by Stephen Kappre, Helping You Home (KW Hometown) over 8 years ago

Funny....great picture! I'm so jealous! You might not be able to paint your walls...but once they are grown, you can. I can paint my walls all day long....but would rather take my little ones to the park.

Posted by Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395 (Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395) over 8 years ago

Sounds like you are having fun, C! Good luck with the painting, and hope you stay healthy.

Posted by Deena Cottingham, Home Stager & Photographer (GreenApple Staging & Images, Calgary Staging & Photography) over 8 years ago

I hope little Stephen is feeling better (and Noah too, since they are both snotty)!  Take care of yourself so you don't get the crud!

Posted by Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL (RE/MAX Advantage South) over 8 years ago

Hmm... Don't get the crud would make a fun blog post, dontcha' think? (LOL). Little man had his chicken noodle soup and is sleeping. Noah is in his room jumping about playing with his toy animals. I'm thinking Doritos and Internet TV is starting to look good.  I need a break.  :-)

Posted by C Tann-Starr (Tann Starr & Associates, Inc.) over 8 years ago
- We had so much fun working with the colupe to create the whole decor for the wedding. I thought the team at Eventions was going o shoot me when I told them we needed over 200 candles hung from the ceiling but they didn't. Your amazing shots captured every detail. Beautiful Marie!!
Posted by Luana over 6 years ago

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