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What A Night

I couldn't sleep last night. Woke up at 8:00a.m. this morning. All kids were still sleeping too. Checked my email. Jumped in the shower at 8:16. All kids awake. By 9:00 I was making my breakfast. 9:15 I put the roast in the crock-pot. Cut the potatoes and carrots. 9:45 school started.

So much for waking at 6:30a.m.

Last night I went to bed at 11:30 p.m. Lupe, was already sleeping. I couldn't fall asleep. After a while I got up. I walked down the hallway to the kitchen and found Josh, awake too. He was having trouble sleeping as well. I told him he could sleep in the living room. It's cooler in there.

I decided to surf the net. There was really nothing for me to do, so I read a few blogs when Annette, came into the kitchen. She couldn't sleep either. She went back to her room and I went back to the computer. After an hour I was finally tired enough to fall asleep. I went to check on Annette. She was still awake. I told her she could sleep in the living room again, because it's cooler. I went with her so I could tuck her in. Joshua was already a sleep on the floor so she took a couch.

In the middle of the night two little ones came to my bed. I don't know when they came but realized I couldn't turn. I woke up and tried to move Lance, so he wouldn't fall off the bed. When I moved him he woke up and asked, "Where is my blanket. I can't find it." I got off the bed and looked around but couldn't find it. When I got back to my side of the bed Ethan, had taken most of my spot. He's a wild sleeper. I decided to go to the living room and join the growing crowd there. I took Lance, with me.

Later, (again) I woke up because my neck was hurting, my legs didn't fit on the couch and I was just plain uncomfortable. I was thinking, this must be how my dad feels on his little bed (remember my dad is a big guy). I was sleeping on the smaller couch.

Finally morning came. Lance was sleeping across me, so I gently moved him and went to my bedroom. Lupe was up so I collapsed on his side of the bed. Last I remember is Lupe, giving me a goodbye kiss. Next thing I know it's 8:00 and I need to get up.


Yes, the kids at times sleep in their clothes.

5 comments

  1. LOL! It's 9:40am here and you are far ahead of me.

    The brown truck just arrived...woo hoo! Quick question...Would you recommend laminating the cards in the McRuffy program?? I have a home laminator..nothing special.. but got to thinking that it might be worth the extra effort to just spend some time and do this. Anyways, wondering your opinion.

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  2. The brown truck is out friend :)

    I'm leaving them as is. I thought about laminating (I was going to use packaging tape though ;)

    To tell you the truth I'm still going back and forth with this. I was just looking at them today wondering if I should. I think they will be fine without though.

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  3. WOw sounds like a very eventful night! No wonder you didn't wake up at 6:30am. From this post it sounds like you are receiving your summer weather.

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  4. Yes, it's HOT here. At midnight it's about 77 degrees. Reff, call me when you can!

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