The theme for this post, as you may have guessed by the title is "lightning quick." I chose it for a few reasons:
1) Lily has seriously become about that fast with her crawling. I'm still thinking-- for whatever reasons-- that when she takes off for another room or the stairs I have a few extra seconds to be lazy and meander over to get her or check on her. No no. no no no. This is not the case anymore. Actually, it hasn't been for a month or so, but I'm a slow learner.
2) This weekend went so fast! I feel like this every weekend, but Jesse and I made a sprint up to visit all the parentals Friday/Saturday and made it back Saturday evening to WV. Lily and I dropped Jesse off at his parents so he could help can some green beans (YUM) on Friday. From there, the little one and I drove to Findlay and survived a solo road trip for the three hours between Zanesville and Findlay. We are awesome. I needed to pick some stuff up at my parents and get them to fill out some paper work, and while Jesse was heading to Zville, why not make the rest of the trip?
a. While we were in Findlay-- for the less than 18 hours we were there-- Lily and I made a surprise visit to Mama and Poppy. It was really good to see them and see how they were settling into their new place! Even though it can be a daunting task and quite the pain, unpacking in a new place is my favorite part of moving. I love figuring out where I want to put what. Ok, mostly the kitchen. If I could snap my fingers to unpack the rest, that would be ideal.
3) Lily has been weaning herself off of nursing. I wasn't really noticing this too much until this past week when I was getting ready to put her to bed and she just wasn't interested in nursing so I just stuck her in her crib. She looked at me, picked up her pacifier, rolled over and that was that. My little girl is growing up too fast. I'm not sure how serious she was about doing this on a regular basis, but she took a few steps today. And yes, I was tempted to push her down so she would stop. I'm not sure I'm ready for this, it's going too quickly, and I hear it doesn't slow down. She is also 10 months old. Ugh. Too. Fast.
4) This one doesn't really pertain to speed of something, but rather the energy of two somethings: the two ridiculous dogs I have tearing around my house. We're dog-sitting "Small Dog" (who isn't so small anymore, and now goes by "Rocky" or "Rockford") this week while Julia is off galavanting somewhere, and it has pretty much been constant action. I'm optimistic that they will get used to each other in a few days and I'll be able to set Lily down on the floor again without fear of her being trampled by two furry balls of energy.
That's it for now..and for the super observant, yes I changed my blog a bit. Like or dislike?