This is a post I found in my archives from around this time last year, it made me laugh!! I remember this day well!
Adventures in Babysitting
Last night my Dad and Mom babysat so Kim and I could attend New Community. When we got to their house to pick up Malachy, Mom went and got Dad from the bedroom. Dad was just standing their looking horrified and then all of a sudden he blurts out..."I let Malachy roll of the table on accident, Mom said I had to tell you" and then he just stared at Mark and I. Mark said he wasn't sure if it was a joke at first. After about 15 seconds of awkward silence and shock we said the only thing you can in a situation like that..."oh...that's ok"Mom and Dad then told us that Dad had been changing Malachy's diaper on the kitchen table (don't ask) and he looked away for a second and Malachy rolled off. They swear he didn't bump his head he just bounced off one of the chairs and landed gracefully on the floor. As graceful as a 7 month old baby who can't sit up and has a head twice the weight of his body can land on the floor I suppose....sounds suspicious to me. Mom said she then undressed Malachy and checked him for bruises or sore spots and he responded in giggles like it was the most fun he has had in months. So I suppose no harm no foul. Lesson learned?.....Well see!One of the good things that came out of this experience is we will be able to truthfully tell Malachy when hes older and acting up that he was dropped as a baby. I think we probably all were....Me a little more then most seeing as Dad was one of my primary care givers.