I know I normally keep my Manic Monday's silent, but I don't get much daily adult interaction here so I guess I feel like talking. Typing. Sharing, whatever, as long as I don't have to do the Hot Dog dance while I do it.
Anyway, check this weird sleeping issue my kid has:
-Her normal bed time is around 8:00pm.
-Her normal wake up time is ohh 6:00am almostonthedoteverymorningofmylife.
BEFORE dawn... like 40 minutes before any sign of sunlight.
-If I put her down at 8 or any later (8:30, 9) it doesn't effect the time she wakes up. Still up before the sun.
Philip even kept her up until 10:30 the night he had to leave for Pennsylvania, and she was up for...5:50 the next morning.
No big, except every now and then she gives me one of those days where I'm literally stalking the clock waiting for bedtime so that I can sit down.
Last night was one of those nights.
The sun went down, and so did she. 7:30 and she was in bed, and I was free for the day! or night...
-EVERY time I put her down early she sleeps late.
For example when I woke up this morning it was light outside, and an immediate rush of panic flushed through my body and I thought she had suffocated during her sleep or something [morbid, I know.]
It was only 7am, but when I say this child's internal clock wakes her up between 5:50 and 6:05 I'm talking sharply.
So yea I got up, flushed the toilet [which surely would wake her up.]
Deactivated the alarm system [she can't sleep through those beeps.]
Let Gracie out to potty. [ain't no way she's missing potty time.]
Puked [I didn't do this on purpose to wake her up, it just happened, but of course she'll hear me and be concerned.]
So now I'm literally walking around the hall wondering what to do with myself and my child sleeping passed 7am. [I'm crazy, I admit it.]
7:20 comes and instead of the usual wake up demands "MAMA!!!!!!MAMA!!!!!!!" I hear a refreshed sweet voice call out "I hear a Mama!?"
and then I realize I should have spent all of that extra time catching myself a couple of extra Zzzzs instead of being neurotic.
The next thought was "Thank you God for letting her wake up happy, and please grant me with a girl in a good mood at least for the morning."
[She's been wicked cranky for the passed 3 days]
Okay, that was quite possibly incredibly boring to you, so if your a blog post skimmer, you didn't miss anything up there.
So, yea, my Monday:
First off, Mama needs a shower.
Shower time for mommy or daddy=dance party for Adeline.
Philip listens to his ipod while he showers and Adeline dances for his entertainment.
I wish I had a video camera, because it's really cute.
The best part is her commitment.
I mean as long as your in the shower and the music on, she's bustin' some mad moves.
She's good, ya'll.
Of course I have to dress her in my newest project:
I am so proud of this dress! It's the best one I've ever made, and I love-love-LOVE it!
I spent yesterday afternoon making it, with the help of my sister translating some pattern lingo for me.
Everything I sew is usually without a pattern or with a pattern I make myself. So I am really bad at reading and understanding pattern words.
Like when Heidi asked me if I knew how to gather, I said no. When she started to explain, I said, "Oh make a ruffle? Duh I can do that!"
I love this book for the mornings. It's a page a day with a scripture, a relating message, and a psalm. I love that I can commit to it, since it just takes a few minutes of read time and a few minutes of reflection/prayer time. I feel like I have so much to learn, and whenever I can get something fresh in I feel such a peace!
This morning's Psalm: Cast your burden on the Lord, and He will support you; He will never allow the righteous to be shaken. Psalm 55:22
Squiggy piggies got a fresh coat of 'Cinnasnap' nail polish today. She sat still for the first time the entire time..... until she heard an airplane. We then got Cinnasnap nailpolish on her arm, my arm, and her legs. Oh well, at least we got it on the toenails too.
I love corn fritters. I ate the last 7 today. Seriously, that was my lunch. They're just so yummy! I wish I had some more.
Ellen's back on! New season, and I'm stoked! Lucky for me today Usher was on. ;) It was a nice 3:00-4:00 hour!
Oh and I made some bread today. It actually didn't come out as good as it normally does, because I left it in the oven on accident while it was preheating. So it didn't really rise right. I'm not going to lie, it was good none the less. It was weird working in my kitchen again. I haven't done that for about 3 months, so I was forgetting little things like... uhhh..... check the expiration dates. Haha, lucky for me Philip was on top of them so I didn't have any expired ingredients.
and this is what my evening looks like. I'm knitting up a storm. Okay really it's a scarf, but I'm about halfway done, and that's an accomplishment for me!
Sorry for the long Manic Monday today.
I also suppose it wasn't very manic.
Today was chill, and those days are always nice to have! :)
So what'd you do today?
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