(As I type that title I have the song from “Hairspray” in my head- love that movie, don’t you?)Thought it seemed like time to post an update about Ella. We haven’t said much about her progress because we didn’t word to get out and have people attempting to clone her at such a young age. Seriously. If there was a Best Baby Ever Award, it would go to Ella Renee, hands down. She is almost 7 weeks. She weighs 12 pounds. She’s cute. She eats like a champ. She sleeps 8 hours at night. Oh, yeah.
It is crazy, but with Isaac’s new night time antics (a different subject for a different day. I’ll give you a clue- there is a colony forming and it isn’t ants) and Ella’s stellar sleeping, I have a newborn and I am sleeping better than I have in 18 months. We’re talking 6 hours straight every night- WOW! I feel like a new woman, seriously. It’s amazing.
This night time sleep comes at a great time as we are starting to pack with the moving date just weeks away. Between our job ending here (June 30) and move in to our new casa (mid-September) we will be staying with some friends down the block. That’s right- me,Garrett, Spanky, Alfalfa, and Best Baby Ever will be living in a friend’s basement for 10 weeks. There is an adventure just waiting to be blogged about.
In other news, I started reading The Count of Monte Cristo and am digging it. I’m half way through and have decided that tonight is the night where I will finish it- come dawn or the end first. So I am off to feed the baby, quick clean the office, and then off to find out how this story ends.
Drew’s dinos giving Ella some female company
Party at our crib (also known as room time)