Sunday, November 16, 2008

Mamma's going it alone

:o( Mark is on a business trip for the next 3 days, so Alessia and I have packed up and gone to my mom's. There's no way I could've gotten her here in the mornings and get to work on time (nor do I really want to stay home all alone with her through the night). Although I'll definitely enjoy the time with my mom and all the free meals, I miss the hubs and our own routine. It was really sad doing bath and story time alone with Alessia. We've started a new routine: we used to sit on the bed and read a few books, then I would nurse her, however lately she's been reaching for me as soon as we sit down, so Mark will lean in and read her the stories by my shoulder so she can drink and see the book at the same time. It's definitely harder to do by myself, but we survived! And although she went down easily for bedtime take 1, I'm dreading the night. No, she still doesn't sleep through the night. But Mark and I have a little system going that works for us. When she wakes up the first time, she only wants me, so I pick her up and she instantly puts her head on my shoulder and goes back to sleep. But she won't let me put her down, so I slowly pass her off to Mark, who she always lets put her down. The next time, Mark usually gets her and brings her in the bed to eat, then whenever I wake up again and notice her still in the bed, he brings her back to her room. So tonight should be interesting. Wish me luck! I'll need all I can get to make it!


Dana said...

good luck at your mom's.. i'm sure it will go even smoother then you think!!!

Danielle said...

how did it go? we miss you- dinner end of the week?

Amber said...

It's rough when daddy is travelling!