Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Flash back to Mother's Day

Mother's day this year was interesting. It started out lousy (to put it nicely) and it just got worse as the day progressed. We have afternoon church and I thought that going to church would turn things around- usually the men or youth do something nice to recognize mothers. Not this year! No flowers, no giant cookies, no third hour off from our callings, nothing! Well, there were two speakers who talked about Mother's Day. In fact- one was really wonderful. Ok, back to my bad day...so we got home from church and I was irritated and exhausted (nursery totally wears me out). I thought we were going to visit Drew's Mom and stop by the nursing home where is Grandma lives- nope. Instead Drew and Carter made a yummy dinner with my favorite dessert. Then I opened my gifts...

The first gift I opened was a home made certificate from Carter and Taylor. It was framed and pretty much said that I would get to enjoy a full night of uninterrupted sleep on behalf of all my sleepless nights taking care of them. Wahoo!

The second gift I opened was a pair of those cloth night shades that you put over your eyes. At this point I am thinking that I get to sleep on our couch in the rec room where there are no blinds (it is super light down there because our neighbors leave their back porch lights on all night). I thought to my self, "not bad".

The third gift was the gift of all gifts...it was another framed, home made certificate. But it wasn't really a certificate, it was the reservation information for my hotel stay that night. Drew packed me up and sent me off to a local hotel for one night of uninterrupted sleep. It was the first time since early in my pregnancy with Taylor that I went to bed when I was tired and woke up when my body was ready to wake up. I slept solid from 9 pm to 7 am the next morning. It was awesome!! Thanks Drew. You are the best!

3 comments:

Lisa and Brock said...

What a thoughtful family you have Corinne! A night of uninterrupted sleep is hard to top indeed. Drew, you out did yourself on this one!

Melissa said...

Kudos Drew! Corinne, I am so glad you got to catch up a little on some well needed sleep. I am totally jealous--Vince is at Youth Conference for three days, which is the opposite of well needed sleep! :)

Jroo said...

She certainly deserved a night of uninterrupted sleep. I think it's been since Tay was born almost a year ago...and maybe even before that...since she's slept all the way through the night. That's just not right.