We had a very leisurely start to our day. We hung out in bed for a while then finally went down stairs so I could get some breakfast. Ayden played with his Zaney Zoo while I made myself something to eat and worked on my morning routine.
After breakfast he took his usual half hour morning nap (I laid down while he slept but Polly's attempts to snuggle kept me from falling asleep as quickly as I could have). When we woke up I decided to text my mom to see if we could come swim at their house and that's where we ended up spending the rest of our morning.
|Think he'll be a plumber when he grows up? ;)|
When he was ready for his next nap, I snuggled him into the Didymos and he got a good hour in and, to continue the trend of the day, woke up in a stellar mood! I made kale chips, straightened up the downstairs and listened to YouTube videos while he slept. I fed him after he woke and then he played quietly with his Zaney Zoo and a spoon (seriously, why do we even buy actual toys?) while I vacuumed and did a couple of other chores and then we went on a field trip!
I had received a large platter from Pier1 from a student for the dance recital. It was really pretty but didn't match our decor so I went and exchanged it for some other cute stuff.
|Set of turtle shell nesting measuring cups.|
|Possibly the cutest salt and pepper shakers I've ever seen...|
|I'm pretty sure his eyelashes get longer every day|
Since the day had gone so smoothly, I had pretty high hopes for tonight as well. We did our usual bedtime routine and got him to sleep in about 30 minutes from start to finish. It was 8:00 and not but 10 minutes later, he was awake. I went back in and did some pick up put down until I got him back to sleep and he woke again! He ended up waking four times total and wasn't asleep for "good" until about 9:15. The last two times he went back to sleep, I just played our song and he fell asleep on his own while I just sat by his crib. I'm not sure what was going on. Part of his evening routine usually consists of David coming home and loving on him/playing with him and since David's gone, that part of his day was missing. Maybe he was just missing his daddy and didn't feel like it was time to go to bed yet. Lucky for the both of us, David will be home tomorrow! I can't wait for our little family to be together again!! Now I think I shall read some more of Baby Led Weaning before giving Ayden his dream feed and heading off to bed myself. He gets to start solids next week :). I sure hope this fuss-free break is here to stay for a while!!