The hubs & I were all set for our overnight getaway Saturday morning, our bags were packed & the hotel reservation was set like it had been for a few weeks. Long story short, we had a few unexpected conflicts that kept us in VB until late that afternoon. Good news, all is well that ends well, everything (& everyone) are fine, but since it was so late, we had to cancel our reservation. We did still take Waverly to my parents to stay the night, our Plan-B was to go to dinner & stay the night at our house. Not quite the getaway we planned, yet still completely out of the ordinary for us!
Waverly did great, which made my mama heart a little sad, but mostly happy! On the rare nights that we have left her with family (but still at our house), she has had a hard time with the change in her bedtime routine. This time, she didn’t even ask for us, slept the entire night without waking up, & even slept in way later than she does at our house lately. I think the complete change in scenery, plus her grandparents, kept her busy enough to not even notice we were gone!
As for us, it really was refreshing to have some quiet time alone (the house was crazy quiet, like weird quiet!), dinner at a place that didn’t have chips on the table when we got there (though we do love some Mexican food), & lastly, time to reconnect. Before we picked up Waverly the next day, we took some breakfast down to the beach. We were so anxious to pick her up that we didn’t stay too long, but those few relaxing moments really were worth it. I definitely think that as a mom, one of my weaknesses is that I feel guilty whenever I even think about doing something by myself (that doesn’t involve cleaning or doing something for Waverly at naptime). It’s little moments like these that makes me realize that a refreshed & rejuvenated mom is a better mom. 🙂
And the best part, we got to reunite with our baby girl! There’s nothing like being back with her after some time away, it was a lot like I feel each day when I am driving home from work. The weather here lately has been feeling a lot like fall, pretty cloudy but perfect for walks on the beach. One of her favorite things to do, I’m so excited for lots more of these in the next couple of weeks!
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I hope you all are having a great week so far, we are halfway there! Thanks to those who link-up each week, we are SO very thankful. See this post if you need details.