We went to an annual birthday picnic in Central Park for friends which allowed Henry to attempt rock climbing again. With my assistance, he reached an altitude of about 5 feet.
We keep a toy box in the living room in a futile attempt to contain Henry’s things. He enjoys taking things out much more than we enjoy putting them back. Anyway, the mishap in this video below happens about once or twice a week.
Henry was upset most of Monday night. Tuesday morning he seemed fine. Around noon, Maryellen wrote to tell me that he had a fever and I should come pick him up. I took him to the pediatrician and he has some blisters on the back of his throat. Apparently this is a common virus called Coxsackie.
Our Tuesday night was spent taking turns trying to soothe Henry boy. This was the most sick he has ever been in his short life. I was unable to take him to daycare today and his fever has been up and down. As of my writing this, he seems to be feeling a lot better and was smiling and crawling around most of the night. Hopefully, we can get him back in the swing of things tomorrow.
More evidence of fluctuating moods:
1 (of a person) subject to sudden or unpredictable changes of mood or mind:
his mercurial temperament.
So far Henry seems to have a mostly easygoing disposition, but like any infant, he runs the gamut of emotions as indicated in these pictures taken within about a minute of each other by Jacqui’s coworker, Mallory, when she babysat him the other night.
Henry plays with dad in this video. Sometimes he is very giggly and the next minute, breaking into tears.