What better way to fill you in on my life than a this-is-what-I-did-in-day-if-you-care-at-all post. Oh, and it never shows up in what we did today, but I’m pregnant and due June 4! Finley will have a little brother or sister who is almost two years younger than her.
5:50am: Finley is awake but it’s too early for everyone.
5:55am: I’ve successfully soothed her back to sleep.
6:20am: Now she’s awake for real.
6:25am: Diaper change
6:30am: Sesame Street in Mom and Dad’s bed
7:00am: Breakfast with The Today Show playing in the background
7:30am: Bake pumpkin muffins
7:40am: Finley watches the rest of the Sesame Street episode.
8:00am: Diaper change
8:05am: Play time with breaks to sample the muffins
9:30am: Drop off at gym’s daycare
9:35am: Kickboxing class for Mama
10:25am: Shower…alone with no toddler trying to open my hairspray or use Qtips
10:35am: Pick up Finley from daycare
11:00am: Home and diaper change
11:35am: Play with Mom’s wallet and attempt to eat coins
11:45am: Read books in Finley’s room
12:00pm: Diaper change
12:10am: Sing “Twinkle Twinkle” and put Finley in her crib
12:20pm: Finley is asleep.
12:25pm: Make Starbucks hot chocolate
12:45pm: Address Christmas cards in the basement
1:20pm: Work on this post
2:00pm: Odds and ends: make guac (avocados were on their last legs), fold laundry, brush teeth (whoops, hadn’t done that yet today), pick up a little, etc.
2:30pm: Relax on the couch, meal plan, and make grocery list
2:55pm: Finley is awake – quite a nap!
3:00pm: She has a kids Chobani tube and we watch Mickey’s Christmas Carol. *Normally we only watch an hour or less of tv a day (typically Sesame Street), but I saw this recorded and wanted to see it too.
3:30pm: Finley eats peanut butter granola with milk, and I have crackers and cheese.
4:00pm: Walk the dogs – Finley cries for the last half of it while I try to keep her happy by singing “Itsy Bitsy Spider” and the ABCs.
4:30pm: Home and diaper change
4:40pm: Play and wait for Dad to come home (plus another diaper change at some point)
5:25pm: Brody is home, and I watch while he entertains Finley.
6:10pm: Dinner – we all fend for ourselves.
6:40pm: Finley gets a bath.
6:55pm: Brody and I read Finley holiday books.
7:10pm: Lights out for our little one
7:15pm: Couch, pineapple, tv (Blackhawks are playing), Facebook, blogs, Instagram, text with my sister, and this post
8:45pm: Get ready for bed
9:00pm: Lights out for the adults