Well, apparently there is not adjusting Bubby's sleep schedule to get it straight. If he takes a nap during the day, he cannot get to sleep at a decent hour at night. And if we make him skip his nap, by five pm he is begging to go to sleep only to be up in an hour or two and really not going back to bed. So this is really not fun because Tal has to go to bed early because he gets up at four am everyday. Therefore I am getting the joy of staying up late everynight with my blessing of a son. He is so good, just not sleepy.
So we are now officially full term, which means we are okay to have the baby. I still have a little more than two weeks until my due date. But everything is a go. And boy it won't be a moment too soon. I have had quite a few contractions, but nothing in the way of actual labor yet. Everything seems to be going great. I go back to the midwife on Wednesday to get checked out. But so far so good!
Emma is doing great. I cannot believe that she is going to be four years old this Wednesday. I remember the days leading up to her arrival and thinking it would never get here. And now I have this big girl. We had her little birthday party tonight with her brother and Uncle Mike. It was so much fun. She had been asking for a snow globe. I got her a Hello Kitty one, and was thinking she would not really like it as much as she thought. But boy, that girl is attached already. She had a great time. She just adores being around her relatives....as she calls family. She helped make her cake today. She is a great little helper. She is getting more and more excited about the baby. I hope she is not too disappointed when the baby actually gets here. She is also excited that Tal's break is soon and we will actually get to see him a few days. She helped me make Christmas cards the other day. She is quite adept at putting on stamps and licking envelopes. She has been cracking us up with Knock Knock jokes lately. They don't makes sense really but she loves telling them to us. I wish I could think of all the funnies she has said recently, but they are escaping me at the moment. Tuesday is her last ballet for this year and it will resume again in January. She is doing fabulous. I cannot wait for her recital and just hope I will be able to make it on Jan 13th to see her dance and do her gymnastics.
Bubby, wow! that kid is hillarious. He cracks us all up, including himself. He was playing with his train tracks, as usual, last night and was holding a part of it higher than the rest so that he could have a bridge he said. We taped CARS the movie the other day and I think we have seen it 21 times in the last seven days. He talks up a storm and loves to do anything his Sissy is doing. He follows her non stop. He is excited about the holidays and is eating it all up even though he really doesn't know what to expect. Tonight when opening presents you would have thought he was given the moon. He was just so excited at everything. So so cute. He is a delightful little boy.
Tal is closing out his first semester. And still really enjoying his job. It is definitely challenging to say the least. But he feel really good about where he is and being a teacher. He starts his masters in education in January, so we are sure to be extremely busy. But we have handled it this far. The Millington girls are doing well in the basketball department. We have two more games that Tal has to attend before Christmas and then a long tournamnet after Christmas. So it is going to be a busy Christmas break for Tal. No rest for the weary!
Well, we will keep you up to date about the progress of the baby. Pray he/she comes soon!