Ouch, it always hurts 

 Logan had her 18 month well check today. Along with her weight/height/head circumference, a shot was involved. We all hate the shots, Logan hates it because it hurts and the rest of us hate it because Logan hurts. I think this shot I felt the worst with. When we entered the doctors office both kids were screaming (from memory of their last visit where shots were involved). Leo was screaming the loudest in fear of what was going on with Logan. I could see his mind turning, “dada why are they wrapping that thing around her head?” 
Once I let him out of the stroller, I believe he felt a little more in control and it eased his empathy pains for his sibling. Logan warmed up to the Doctor and even giggled a few times when the Doctor touched her stomach. As funny and talkative as Logan is on camera, she takes a long time to open up to people (which we’re totally fine with). At the end of the appointment the doctor let me know she needed one more vaccine to finish up until she is 4. I said yes let’s go ahead and get it done. Leo went out of the room with Mama, and I saw the fear arise from her eyes.  I told her exactly what was going to happen, and that it would be okay. We cuddled for a minute and then the nurse came in. Approximately 3 minutes after her shot, her red face was okay again and she was running around the waiting room.  Leo was making friends with a little girl and Logan was reading a book with Mama, all was back to normal. 

    
 

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