early mornings

After the craziness of the week leading up to Christmas I was really looking forward to this week where I didn't really have anywhere to be or anything to do. I was also looking forward to sleeping in a bit. Let's just say that hasn't happened. Mason has woken up every morning somewhere between 4:45 and 6:15. I blame the wind. It's been howling like crazy and he doesn't like it. Even though I am very tired I've been enjoying our mornings together. Ryan has the fire going before he heads off to work. I get to watch the sun come up with my favorite little guy. One of the first things he has to do is go to the tree so I can plug in the lights. Yes our tree is still up and it still has a few presents under it for our last little get together.

Then I make mason breakfast, we snuggle on the couch, read some books and eventually make our way back to his bedroom after he's a little more awake. Then we pull out every single toy that we spent so long putting away the night before. We play trucks, trains, blocks, and fix lots of things with our tools. Then before I know it he's ready for a nap. It is only about 8 by now.

But it's lovely. I have time to make myself some breakfast (or like today...make breakfast for my cousins who will be arriving shortly), read my bible, take a shower, and maybe get a little knitting in. These mornings have been wonderful. And just this morning, as I held little mason in my lap and read another book, I realized when I go back to work on monday, we won't have very many more of these (early) lazy mornings before little baby sister is here. So, I'm soaking up every moment, tired or not.

1 comment:

Kati's Keepsake said...

Oh I bet you are enjoying those mornings with little Mason! I can't wait to see you guys tomorrow!
Love ya,