On Sunday, my husband had to do some school work (Statistics is over this week!) so I was busy trying to keep the girls out of his hair. Elizabeth fell asleep on the way home and then napped for over an hour after Patrick put her in her bed. I had all this time to focus on Adelaide (because she didn't want to nap at that time.) It was nice to just lay on the floor with her and look at her. She is so smiley... it is incredible. I think that right after Adelaide finally fell asleep, Elizabeth woke up. I decided to take her to the playground in our neighborhood. I was just going to bring them both, but since we weren't going that far, I asked Patrick if I could leave Adelaide asleep at home. He was surprisingly okay with it... because we would be close and I had my phone on me (normally, I am not allowed to leave Adelaide at any time because she will inevitably be hungry and Patrick can not nurse her... don't bring up the Walmart trip with him.)
It was such a perfect time with Elizabeth. We walked the path to the playground... or rather, I walked with Elizabeth on my back. When we got there, I was able to really play with her. Normally, I carry Adelaide in the Ergo, which is awesome because I have my hands free, but it is still difficult to slide down slides and climb rock climbing walls. E and I had so much fun together. It was so great to play with her completely uninterrupted and we were both a little sad to come home.
At home, I have so many responsibilities. I always feel like I need to be doing something. I try to remind myself that things can wait and my babies will only be little so long, but I think I have OCD tendencies and I can't often make my mind push the things I should be doing to the back in order to have fun. It was a nice escape for Elizabeth and me and I am planning more in the future.
Sunday was such a nice day for me to enjoy my girls both together and individually. They are growing so quickly and I want to drink it all in.