Monday, May 12, 2008

Mother's Day!

I had a really great Mother's Day, mostly thanks to my super husband since my little one isn't big enough to come up with anything....yet :). Brian let me "sleep in" which means that I woke up on my own at 7:30 rather than waking up to hearing Wyatt talking to himself through the monitor ("Ere's Daddy? Ere's Ducks?"). I was still under explicit orders NOT to come downstairs until Brian came to get me so I laid in bed and watched "Costas Now" on HBO. Yes, when my husband is away I still watch sports on TV. Lucky Guy.

Brian came upstairs and told me to close my eyes and not to touch anything. I could feel him putting something on my stomach, but I went along with it. When I opened my eyes he'd spelled out "I love you Mommy" on my stomach in pink glitter stickers. What a perfect gift from our little nameless girl! Wyatt came running in the room in a "My Mom Rocks" T-shirt, exploring everything while Brian brought me breakfast in bed (cinnamon rolls...yum!) on a tray.

When I came downstairs I got my cards. Never one to let me down, my reliable husband gave me not one, but two Mother's Day monkey cards. Brian firmly believes that you just can't go wrong with monkeys. Typically Noelle gives me the monkey card, but he was lucky enough to find one for Wyatt to give me as well. Or rather, I was lucky enough that he found one. It's kind of funny, but nothing makes me happier than watching my husband get excited while I open monkey cards. They always make him laugh. I got a picture frame that I've been wanting for a LONG time (now the dilemma...fill it up now before the baby comes and it has no pictures of her, or wait?), and the book Why a Daughter Needs a Mom. Brian and I both have our respective books in reference to why Wyatt needs each of us and we like them a lot.

We spent Saturday with my Mom and family, and yesterday we went over to Brian's parents and spent the day there. The food was great, I think I had a second helping of everything (including Snickers Pie...yum!), and Wyatt had a lot of fun playing with his big cousin Colin. I think Wyatt is starting to get to an age where Colin is having fun with him too, they played very nicely together. I can tell that Colin is getting ready for his Baby Sister to come next week because he was also very helpful with Wyatt. Allison and I were saying yesterday that it's going to be crazy when both the baby girls are here because we literally went from Colin alone for almost 3 years, to adding Wyatt and two more babies in about a year and a half. We're definitely going to have even more fun in the next few years with all the kids playing!

With the exception of the monsoon I drove in on the way home, it was a great day! And today I found out that Wyatt knows a word I've never taught him. I was cutting up a banana for his snack and he started saying "Nana, nana, nana, nana!" I'm going to have to investigate where he learned that!

1 comment:

  1. Maybe he learned Nana from seeing all of the banana's yesterday for the banana splits?

    Colin did enjoy playing with Wyatt yesterday too - it's funny to watch the two of them get so excited about chasing each other around the house. I think Colin will get bored with the new baby quickly because she won't be able to do anything with him - so I think the bond between Wyatt and Colin will get stronger.