finally had Kate again. She grew! (But not very much. *wink*) She arrived close to 6:00 am as usual and I was sleepy after not sleeping well at all. But I was very excited to have her all to myself for a few hours before everyone else who was excited to see her got up.
She and I went to the living room for me to have my Bible time while she
hopefully played on the floor quietly. She preferred to try grabbing the Christmas decorations and crying for me to hold her.
The few minutes she was happy with the blocks.
The others started coming downstairs once the sun was up and Kate thoroughly enjoyed the attention from her fan club.
Ava was happy to take charge of Kate while I exercised quick and took a shower. She is a great helper!
Yeah, I caught the yawn, little girl.
Monday was Mom and Dad's 19th wedding anniversary so us kids
demanded strongly suggested made it possible for them to go on a date.
We are still sleeping in more than usual. Getting up when it is so cold outside (not to mention dark) is less than appealing. The schedule in general, has been more relaxed, though school is being accomplished.
Chloe asked me if we could do something in the afternoon. So we went to Chick-fil-a for lunch and then to Starbucks to do school. On the way we got gas. I finally figured out how the gas pump handle holder thingy works!
I have a new name.
small group at our house that night. The report was it was very lively and really good. I missed it for a babysitting job I could not pass up.
She was only ten days old!
Best CLEP test studying buddy EVER!
I'm in love.
I had her for four hours, and I didn't put her down at all. It was my own personal heaven.
Was the most quiet day so far. We were all mostly home. Chloe worked some midday (as well as on Monday) and Mom had an appointment and Dad and Christian went to get haircuts quick.
I've been Pondering
That Moment When...
You walk straight into the Christmas tree.
The Herd: Quoted
"I finally took my Thanksgiving afternoon nap today." -Dad several days after the holiday.
"No shoes?!" -Chloe getting in the car with me when I picked her up from work.
"Of course not!" -Me indicating that I would not wear shoes.
"I wasn't listening because I could tell you were talking about something fun and I didn't want to know what I was missing out on." -Mia
"I just want you to know that Nana and Grandfather offered *pauses dramatically* me candy...and I said yes." -Mia at the dinner table.
"She knows who composed Swan Lake but not the difference between a paper bag and a plastic bag." -Mom talking about Mia.
"Well, she is my sister and my mini-me." -Me