A few weeks ago, Andrew left on a "business trip" with work (I quoted that only because he went trout fishing on the White River and only met to discuss business a few hours during the entire trip). Anyways, this was the first time I had been left alone overnight since I've been married! Usually mom comes up to stay or I go and visit friends, but this time it was just me and my little Hunter man - for 4 days!!
I laughed at myself later because during the first day - I did exactly what I wanted to do - NOTHING! I didn't clean up Hunter's toys, I left dishes in the sink, we played outside and swam in the pool from early morning until late that evening, then cuddled up & went to sleep next to each other in that big king size bed... Needless to say we had a great time! Day 2: started out the same way!! Then Hunter's nap time rolled around and I realized that I couldn't stand it anymore - HA - only made it a day & 1/2!! So I spent the next couple of hours cleaning up toys, dishes, laundry, & messy floors!! Oh well, it was fun while it lasted...
...my little plumber helped me keep the pool clean and the yard beautiful for Daddy!
We played with our friends Abby & Ava at the water park!
It was a beautiful day and we had so much fun until I did the UNTHINKABLE - I stepped in POO! And not from the visiting Ducks!! It was absolutely disgusting...
At least Hunter had a fantastic time!
I was offered a lot of support when I decided to start - 'Couch to 5K'
Even at 2, my little man still 'sucks' when he is sleeping like he's done since he was a tiny baby... Maybe it's just a mommy thing, but I always think it's so precious.
On this particular evening, I asked him to brush his teeth first, before mommy would... When I realized what he was doing, I cracked up!! I guess he thinks he has to lay down on the carpet in the closet to brush his teeth, since that's where I lay him down (aka - sit on his arms and legs to hold his head still while he screams hysterically). I love how their little minds work!
What surprised me the most about this week??
I had SO MUCH FUN hanging out with my little man. I realize that I do this daily, but there was something different about this week. We truly enjoyed each others' company! It was very relaxing & calm; I guess partly because I could give him all of my attention. Anyways, I told mom this after she came home from her honeymoon, and she said that she felt like 'God had given me this week.' I couldn't agree more... I believe God showed me that even as life changes, true happiness & joy is continuously awaiting us!
The righteous shall be glad in the LORD, and shall trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall praise him.