April 3rd, was basically the night before Christmas in our household. It was the perfect storm that led to a very sleepless night. Friday April 4th, would bring about a two-week visit from Ba & Pop as well as the long-awaited return of Pap-Pap. The kids were beyond excited and trying to get any sleep…well that wasn’t going to happen. Continue reading
Sunday night we started our nightly going to bed routine. Jenn with Grace, me with Nolin. At this time, these pairings seem to work best and get both kids to sleep the fastest (and after all, that is the goal).
With the change in time, Grace seemed to be pretty much asleep before Jenn even put her in her crib. With this extra time, Jenn decided to join in on our “goodnight party”. Continue reading
Anyone who has two kids knows it is pretty much impossible to get a great family photo of everyone. Sometimes you have to just shoot (a lot) and hope for the best. Other times you just have to take the best and call it a day.
So let’s set the scene… Continue reading
To be honest we have not really gone full speed ahead in addressing these issues at this time, but we have not ignored them. Grace obviously would not get it at all at this point. Nolin occasionally asks questions, but can’t fully wrap his head around it, and then usually moves on to something way more interesting like black holes or his animal friends. Continue reading
4am…way too early to be leaving for work. At some point during the night, Nolin had found his way into our bedroom and was now taking up 3/4 of the bed. The joke would be on him though because when he woke up there would be no one home.
Well not technically. Jenn and Grace had left the day before for L.A., but Pap-Pap snuck in sometime around 2:45am and was sleeping in Nolin’s room. So Nolin would be ecstatic when he realized that he would have Pap-Pap one-on-one for the next few days, but it would be a bit of a shock when he woke up since we had not really explained that to him at all. Continue reading