After Ryan was gone to school Emma, Polly and I spent the morning in the driveway riding bikes, drawing with chalk and exercising. I was able to run 2 miles on the treadmill while Polly napped and Emma took on the role of paci rescuer when Polly's paci fell out. So nice to have a helper! I remember when Emma was tiny and I would try to sneak in a workout she would always wake up and cry and I would have to go check on her and get her paci back in. This is no longer a problem with Emma and Ryan around!
We stayed busy all day and made a trip to the library for new books and stopped by Starbucks so I could stay awake! Then, we walked (Emma rode) up to Hill to pick up Ryan. The evening hours of 4-7 were definitely my most tired, but I was able to push through (more coffee!). All kids were fed, bathed, read to and snuggled. First C shift with 3 kids is in the books (and we had no natural disasters or home warranty issues to top it off = WIN!).
|Hook 'em horns!|
|Slow and painful, but it is a start!|
|Headed to get big sister!|