Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Sleeping Sabbath Day

We had Jake's work Lagoon day last Friday, June 20th and my mother in law Chris volunteered to take Abby so we could stay late and ride the rides together. Then Chris decided to keep Abby overnight so we could take a motorcycle ride up to Logan on Saturday. (pics to come of our fun weekend when Jake gets back into town with our camera.) On Sunday I dropped Jake off at the airport and then went and picked her up. She had the best time with her Grandma and when I picked her up at about five Chris told me she needed a nap because she had taken a really short one earlier in the day.
So we went home and got settled, I fed Abby and then decided to lay her down so she could take a little nap so she wouldn't be a nightmare to deal with all night. Well, I put her down at 6:15 p.m. and went in to check on her at 7:30, I usually don't let her sleep so long, but when I went in to check on her she was totally zonked out, she didn't even stir at all which is rare. So I just let her sleep, thinking she would wake up any time. Well 9:00 rolled around, and I had decided I should wake her up, feed her something, let her play for a bit, and then put her down for the night. Well I went into her room again, and she was still sound asleep. I even had to get right up to her to check to see if she was breathing, because she was so totally out! So I thought I would just let her sleep and see what happens, which is always a fun gamble because she would either sleep through the night, or wake up at like 2 in the morning and be ready to party. At 11:30 pm she woke up and I thought for sure she would want to get up and play right when I want to go to bed, but I changed her diaper and as I was changing her she kept saying, "nigh, nigh" and reaching for her crib (night, night). So I gave her a sippy cup of milk, finished changing her and she went to bed again until 7 in the morning. My gamble had paid off, so I got her up, changed her, and she still wanted to go back to sleep, she was snuggling with her blanket with her eyes closed, so I gave her a bottle and she went back down till 10:00 a.m! That's right, my sleeping beauty slept for about 16 hours! I will be brutally honest, it was really nice---I could catch up on the millions of the shows I have had TiVo'ed for months and haven't been able to get to, and I had the house to myself, which again was a little treat. (I know, I'm horrible.) So for Abby, her Sunday was really a BIG day of rest!

7 comments:

daiseymae said...

Way to go! I don't think that would ever happen at my house.
Love the new look on your blog, way cute.

The Cosper's said...

What a nice Sunday! Lucky! :) I love the new layout, background, and family picture. Too cute!

Love Klan said...

I too wanted to comment on the new look, looks awesome! I love reading your blog, you should be a writer, I am sad you will miss the play day Friday, but I am sure we will do it again real soon!

Haley Wheatley said...

Good Girl Abby! It is awesome when they sleep so much. I love the new family pic. You look hot! Sounds like you had a fun weekend.

The Cooper's said...

That's awesome she slept so well! The new look and pictures are so cute! I love the one of Abby with her hat on- too cute!!

Cheryl Cook Hitch said...

Hi there Allison
gosh, Abby has grown so much.
Looks like you guys are doing great.
p.s. love all the pics!

kris said...

I totally understand. It's so nice when that happens! :)