Are you sitting down?
Good. Because this may be a bit of a shock.
Over this past weekend.... we.... Allen and I....WENT TO DINNER ALONE!!!!!
We hired a sitter on Saturday night.
OK, back up. Yes, we've had grandparents stay with the girls, especially over the holidays. That was nice. But we still kinda felt like we shouldn't be gone too long. We didn't want the grandparents to feel taken advantage of.
But a teenager we pay? We're gone all night, baby! Just kidding. Jo did great.
In fact, she did so well with that, and she's been doing well in the church nursery, that I just decided to chance it....and I went to the gym on Wednesday!
I haven't been since August or September and Jo had to be held the whole 30 minutes she was there. This time I was a bit worried, since she was crying when I left. And following me since she can walk now. But when I went back she was walking around with a toy, happy as could be. The attendant said she didn't cry long at all. She didn't even START crying when she saw me. She just smiled and came to me.
SWEET! I'm actually excited that I can go to the gym again!
And now, for a little gratuitous cuteness
P looked so old to me in these clothes.
This is Jo's first taste of Mommy's Madeleines. I think she ate 3!