It’s our first day on our own without B – FOR REAL. He went back to work at 7:00 AM, leaving me with two very needy boys. Matthew was a wreck this morning, missing his dad beyond comprehension. Bryson needed a nap but couldn’t sleep. It took me 1.5 hours to shower and do my hair. It was not good. When my neighbor texted me asking if we wanted to come down and play, I was so happy and relieved! E and I have play dates with our kids multiple days a week, and we’ve missed that with B being home on Infant Care Leave.
I was so excited to “get back to normal.”
And “back to normal” we were… or as “back to normal” as we could be. Matthew was so happy to be back with his best buddies, and I was happy to have some female interaction. Even E’s vomiting infant didn’t phase me – I just loved having my normal company back! When we left, we headed to Mc.D’s for my lunch (I’m bad, I know) and then home for Matthew’s lunch before his nap. He’s been taking shorter naps recently – frighteningly short for this house (1.5 hours) – but he did a full 2 hours today (before you roll your eyes at me, keep in mind he only sleeps 9 hours at night time).
While Matthew napped, Bryson did this… And it lasted long enough for me to turn on my phone and take several pictures!