Exhaustion

I have been exhausted for a while. Really, really exhausted. I thought at first I wasn’t getting enough sleep, so I started to go to bed earlier. And then earlier still. I gave up trying to work out in the morning in lieu of sleeping an extra half hour. I started laying down to rest for an hour or two in the afternoon a couple days a week. Then I found I couldn’t go without a rest in the afternoon and sometimes in the morning. I was sleeping from 9:00 at night until 6:30 in the morning, plus napping, and […]

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Child free

As you read this, I am getting set to return from a fun filled weekend in Las Vegas with Sean.  Actually, we’re at a veterinary conference getting our required hours of continuing education so we can keep our licenses. It marks the first time we’re leaving all the girls. Sam and Ella have slept over at Sean’s mom’s before, but that’s it.  They have never been apart from us for 24 hours.  Penelope has never slept without one of us home.  My parents are staying at our house, watching the girls and taking them to school. When we first made […]

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iPad Envy

We got an iPad a couple weeks ago.  We’re going to Hawaii in a couple weeks and Sean thought it would be something to entertain the girls on the five hour plane rides.  So, um, yeah, we got an iPad for the kids. I was pretty resistant to the idea.  I don’t really think a five and three year old need an iPad.  Plus, I’m a PC girl.  But, I have to admit, it’s been a pretty good thing.  There are educational games the girls love to play, it has books that read themselves to the girls, and a drawing […]

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