Normally, when Grant and I are faced with a holiday break, even if it is a three day weekend, we have an “Oh my God” attitude towards it. We adore Tyler but caring for him usually wears us out and by the last day, for myself at least, I feel like death.
I was really scared of what this nine day Winter break would be like, especially because I have been doing worse than my usual crappy self lately. But having Tyler home was, for both Grant and I, a joy. I was homebound the whole time and Tyler only went out a couple of times, but, like us, he enjoys being at home. When we are out, after a while he usually asks when we can go home.
He enjoys staying in his pajamas and watching t.v. and playing, and now he is getting to the point where he can play well on his own. We all enjoyed watching one of his Christmas presents, all of the episodes of Spider-man from the ’90s! He has turned us in to Spidey freaks!
Tyler is starting to get used to the fact that mommy needs to rest and sleep more than he does! Grant helps out a lot with him too, allowing me to sleep in and nap, or sometimes go to bed early.
And Tyler is turning into…a little person! You can actually have a conversation with him. We had lots of fun too, playing games, reading and snuggling.
When he went back to school yesterday I never thought I’d miss having him at home with me so much.
Of course I can never get anything done with him home, so I suppose he’s got to leave sometimes!