Christmas was a success. Lots of paper flying, hearty laughter, and the many noises of children’s toys. What wasn’t so fun was Kasen waking up pretty early in the night and telling me that she needed to throw up. That continued way too many times throughout the night. As Kasen slept on my side of the bed, I sat next to her on the floor, waiting. As soon as I would hear her whimper, off we would go. I finally got to sleep about 6:00 a.m. this morning, and thankfully, Brad let me sleep for a bit while he tended to the kids. Kasen had a delicious breakfast consisting of water and crackers – we’re hoping she keeps that down. After she was her sweet cheerful self, she looked quite sad and said that she didn’t feel well . . . could she please just lie down and watch a movie. Of course. I’m hoping she rests a lot today, I know she needs it. Now if Holden doesn’t get it, we’ll be golden. *crossing fingers*
I didn’t take as many pictures as I would have liked yesterday, but I was having fun in the moment. We took lots of video though, love that. It was so nice to share with Brad’s Mom and Dad too. They came over for Christmas brunch and then we just played and played all day long. Kasen and Holden are both so alike in that they both have the same attitude – the more the merrier. They are both happy when all their peeps are together. It’s tough right now because they want to be right next to us 24/7, but as Brad points out – “Just think, when they’re 16 and can drive, we’ll never see them again. They’ll always want to hang out with their friends.” LOL Sounds great right now, but I’m not so sure I’ll be feeling the same way when that time comes. For now, I’ll cuddle our sweet girl, and play “Itsy-Bitsy Spider” every 15 minutes with our adorable boy and soak it all in – those times will be gone in the blink of an eye and it’s time to enjoy the ride.
These were taken a few days before Christmas. One day it was 85 degrees and the next day, it was 40 degrees and we had coats, hats and gloves on. Crazy Texas weather. The kids want to go outside no matter what the weather though, so we just prepare for the elements and have fun!!