What a wonderful day.
We drove up to “the mountain” last night – to the condo that Aaron’s parents own in Northern Idaho. Yesterday was a busy day of packing, organizing, grocery shopping, accounting for everyone’s ski gear, and yes . . . the inevitable search for the “lost mitten.” Once we were in the car, the kids settled in and went right to sleep, and Aaron and I enjoyed a peaceful drive and a chance to talk with each other.
Today, we did . . . well, pretty much nothing! But it has been great! After many late-night ER shifts in a row, Aaron was very ready for some R&R, and the kids and I really needed some “daddy time.” We slept in, we relaxed, we snuggled up with some books, we did puzzles, and of course had a wrestling/tickling session . . . which is far more fun when daddy’s here!
After lunch, everyone took a nap, which is a special luxury for me these days, since I am still feeling quite exhausted with this pregnancy. Micah rarely naps anymore, but he layed down with me and went right to sleep. I woke up to a sweet, quiet voice saying, “I love you, Mommy.” What more could I ask for?
Aaron just took Micah outside to play in the snow for awhile, then we’ll head into town to enjoy”the best pizza in the whole world.” And you know that my husband, the world-traveler, knows his pizza!
The best part is that we still have 4 more days to enjoy!
By the way, I know that I am overdue for an update on Matthew’s motor skills . . . but he took 6 steps in a row yesterday! Not bad for just 17-months old – but only 9 months with a working heart!