April 19, 2008

We’re Home

Posted in blog 365, Buggle Bite, family, Friends, Motherhood, toddler tagged , , at 8:59 pm by Momma

We made it home last night. We were only twenty minutes late, which is pretty much “on time” when the plane stops any where else before landing in Sitka. The flight from Seattle was great! I carried the car seat on and Aidan slept the entire way to Ketchikan. I rarely bring the car seat on the plane with us because if he doesn’t want to sleep it makes the ride hell! He tries to escape and wiggle out of his buckle, then he ends up on my lap and I have less room because I am sitting next to a giant car seat. I had a feeling he would totally crash this time and after he RAN in the terminal for over an hour I knew he’d zonk out right after take off. And sure enough! Out like a light!

It was wonderful to sleep in my own bed last night! Aidan missed his bed too! He slept surprisingly well for having a crazy day. The best part? The AM shift was all Dad-Oh! I got to sleep in, relax, and mosey my way to the shower. Just what I needed!

We took a family nap this afternoon. Don’t you just love those? The weather was beautiful so after Aidan scarffed down a grilled cheese we took him outside to swing on his swing set. It was almost not even cold out…almost! Tonight we had dinner with friends and now it’s almost time to sleep again! I can’t think of a better way to spend the day! 😛

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April 17, 2008

Tomorrow

Posted in blog 365, Buggle Bite, family, Parenting, toddler, vacation tagged , , at 12:44 pm by Momma

If all things go according to plan we should be able to come home tomorrow. We are very excited, even though I hear it is snowing! 😡

I don’t have much to say other than I am tired and ready to sleep in my own bed!

Until then, I will post a few pictures of the cutest toddler I know, especially for his Dad-Oh who misses him like crazy!

Rock climbing at the aquarium

Rock Climbing

Reading books at Barnes and Noble

Good Read

Checking out the sites at the Rain Forest Cafe

Cafe

April 14, 2008

Seattle Aquarium

Posted in blog 365, Buggle Bite, family, Friends, Parenting, toddler, vacation tagged , , at 11:33 am by Momma

Yesterday we met up with some friends and spent the morning at The Seattle Aquarium. Aidan had fun playing in the touch tanks and gnawing on a fake octopus tentacle.

Aquarium

Touch Tank

April 12, 2008

Woodland Park Zoo

Posted in blog 365, family, Motherhood, Parenting, toddler, vacation tagged , , at 12:19 pm by Momma

We took advantage of the Emerald City’s first sun sighting in 45 days by enjoying the Woodland Park Zoo. The sun is shining bright and it was a wonderful day to enjoy the animals. The only draw back? Apparently, EVERYONE else in the greater Seattle area had the exact same idea! We waited over half an hour just to get our tickets, or just enough time for Aidan to conk out in the stroller!

Sleepy Head

If I remember correctly this wasn’t the first time you took a siesta at the zoo! Only this time you woke up to see a few of the sights.

Zoo Baby

Aidan never got excited over any of the animals. He just liked being outside in the open with the sun shining down on his casperness.

Piranas

Tomorrow we will be occupying a bit of our time at the three story Old Navy. Yes, folks you heard me right! A THREE STORY OLD NAVY! Or for lack of better words, “The Mecca!”

The Sun!

April 11, 2008

Busy

Posted in blog 365, Buggle Bite, toddler, vacation tagged , , at 2:16 pm by Momma

Here are just a couple pictures to satisfy Dad-Oh’s Aidan fix! We miss you, honey!

Aidan and Ellla Cart Crashing

Aidan, Meet Noah

March 17, 2008

Auto Pilot

Posted in blog 365, family, Motherhood tagged , at 7:58 pm by Momma

I have been running on auto pilot all day. Aidan woke up in the middle of the night thinking that it was time to hang out and I was so exhausted I couldn’t find the energy to stay strong and get him back to sleep in his bed, so I hauled him in bed with us…where he thankfully, went right back to sleep. He did however, wake up around five am ready for the day. I let him toss around in bed for a while, then Dad-Oh got up and took him back to his room where he slept peacefully until 8:30.

I had to go back to work today. Ugh! If at all possible I always try to come back at least one full day before I have to work. But thanks to spring break that wasn’t an option. Let’s just say I breezed through the motions. I was a total zombie. To top it all off one of my clients told me all about how Sitka sucks and why I shouldn’t live here and how I should, “just sell my house, quit my job, move and find new friends.” Cuz, really–it’s just that simple! 🙂

I would really love to start putting together my Hawaii slide show montage, but since I had to sort through the cleanest of the dirty clothes to wear to work today I think I should find a better use of my time!

I hope I can catch up soon, because right about now I am getting my booty kicked! I suppose I could just move, right!? 🙄

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