The holidays are just a rush. I had my doubts at first, but it seems I will be surviving this week after all. Something has been planned for every day, and some days have muti-commitments.
So far, Tuesday has been my favorite. Tony and I went to the Atlanta History Center’s Candlelight Nights. Sam came over to watch the babies and we had a nice romantic night out. Walking the center’s grounds by candlelight and seeing the historic homes all decked out for Christmas was a real treat. The plate of Low Country BBQ was nice, too.
Sam is the perfect babysitter. First of all, she loves these girls down to her bones, and I trust that she would never let them out of her sight to get in trouble or come to harm. I trust so very few with my girls. She’s also a spoiler and a good sport. I know the girls get to have a few extra treats with Sam, and get to stay up a little bit later. That’s the joy of having a baby sitter! When I was a kid, our babysitter Cathy would let us have popcorn and root-beer! A big time was had by ALL when Cathy came over! Sam’s been sprung from the same mold. She’s also a pretty good sport about the whole movie watching thing. Even on the third viewing of the same movie. That night.
Since she’s such a good sitter, I’m gonna cut her some slack about putting Saralyn’s diapers on backwards…
Yesterday was Eleanor’s Christmas Program at pre-school. She was an angel, as was the rest of the Frog Class. I cried like a baby because my baby was up on the stage. She and her friend Eve were hip-to-hip for the whole program. I love that she has a best friend already.
Today there is pre-school and playgroup and trivia and shopping. Tomorrow is a lunch date with Santa and my parents are spending the night. Saturday is a dinner party and Sunday is Church, Sunday School, Brunch, an open house at a friends, rehearsal for the Children’s Christmas Puppet Show, and more! Monday is a cookie party, and Tuesday Family starts coming into town. So, if I haven’t gotten your present yet, you’re just going to have to forgive me cause I’m out of time.
Now, I’m already behind… Gotta go!