Thursday, January 17, 2008

What a difference a week makes!

AHHHHH!!!!

I feel, like, 200 times better than my post last week. In fact, I am going to sound bipolar here. BUT, Audrey is healthy again. Not only is she healthy, her behavior has been absolutely stellar. I am having a great time with her this week! We've gone to the library and read books, made brownies, played a bunch of her new games, cheered on Carter's funny-looking attempts to crawl, and even sat on the couch and watched, yes, Caillou together (last week I thought I would implode if I heard that theme song one more time!!)

The other BIG change is that Carter is sleeping through the night! I don't know how we got this far along without accomplishing this but here we were, coming round on his first birthday, and he was still waking up at night crying. After a few really bad nights, and some crying on his part (and mine too, truth be told), he now goes to sleep and the next morning, voila! A happy baby. It doesn't get any better than this. It's kind of sad that I just typed that last sentence. . .

Oh, and Chad and I finally went out to dinner for our anniversary. We had a luxurious, yummy dinner at the Melting Pot. Fondue for those who don't know. We talked about where we might vacation this year, which is always a fun subject. It was nice to just be away.

I am so thankful that God is helping me to find the joy in mothering again. I knew it was around somewhere! And, I am sure the hard days will return again at different points, but for now, I'm just going to ride the wave of happiness . . .

3 comments:

ErinOrtlund said...

Yea! Sounds like a wonderful week! Any advice about what to do with 3 year olds who migrate from their beds in the middle of the night, and wake up earlier than their parents?

Shelly said...

Glad your daughter is feeling better! I remember those weeks oh too well!

Mama Amy said...

Thanks for your comment Shelly! How did you find my blog?