Wednesday, November 26, 2008

One Year

Thanksgiving is tomorrow. Where did the year go??? This time last year, I was only anxiously anticipating the arrival of Lil Major (we didn’t even know he was a boy yet!), and I was on my way to Indy to celebrate the brand new arrival of my nephew. Captain is now a year old! And my boy is almost 8 months old! Wow!

So, here we are a year later, and quite a bit has changed…

Instead of waking up to pee every hour, I’m waking up to soothe a crying baby who refuses to sleep unless you’re holding him (uh oh, I think we’ve spoiled him). My SuperDad hubby has taken to sleeping on the floor of the nursery with the boy until he’s ready to head back to his crib. We pray that this doesn’t continue forever, we’re hoping that it is just because he’s teething and fighting a cold. And hoping my dream from last night will soon come true – that those stubborn top teeth make an appearance and give ALL of us some relief.

Instead of spending hours on the phone with my mom, I can now walk three doors down and hang out with her at her house! And instead of wondering what my little brother is doing way up in Wisconsin, I only need to look down the street to mom and dad’s house. Yes, this is new news…my bro has moved to Wichita and is (for the time being) living with my parents and looking for work.

Instead of sitting around my sister’s house fighting for turns to hold HER baby, we’ll be driving to KC on Friday to steal Sis and her family away from her ILs for a short visit. And we’ll watch our uber-cute boys crawl around and pull up and stand up and hopefully snap some cute pictures along the way.

Wow! What a year! I’m so thankful for my healthy son, my loving husband, my supportive family, my amazing friends (real life AND blogosphere) and The God who knows the plans He has for me and loves me unconditionally. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

8 comments:

Eliza said...

Wow! Josh is back! That's great that your whole family will be together for Thanksgiving.

We had a brief period woke up a lot in the night - in fact he just started doing it again. I hope little Major starts sleeping more for you!

Jenn said...

Happy Thanksgiving!!!! Hope you have a wonderful day with your family.

shell said...

wow! isn't it amazing what can happen in a year? i may have to copy your post... :-) and i'm so glad to hear your brother is with your parents...

xoxxo

Agnes said...

I too have been thinking about all of the changes this past year (and have been composing a post in my head about it!). I hope you have a wonderful weekend and a Happy Thanksgiving! Tell your family I said hi!

Love Bears All Things said...

It has been a busy year for you. Lots of firsts! I know you love having your MOM just down the street. And she is happy to be experiencing Lil Major's first year.
Have a wonderful turkey day with your family.
Mama Bear

Lynette said...

What a wonderful year you have had. Doesn't being a mommy change things! Have a great Thanksgiving and tell all your family hi from me!

Terri said...

Thankful for you too!! Happy Turkey Day!

Marge said...

That's so true--so much has changed--way to reflect! Good for your hubby to be superdad. :) Happy Thanksgiving (late!)