Monday already. It’s crazy how fast the weekend goes, isn’t it? We had a pretty normal one – WW, swim class, and playing outside. We even squeezed in a dinner out on Saturday, which hasn’t happened for us in months. Abbie even sat in a booster seat rather than a high chair for the first time… she’s definitely not a baby anymore! I’m really loving this age with her – she’s self-aware enough to know how things go, but so much fun to play with. Little things like playing on the bed with her, playing a bubble game on the tablet, or watching Mickey Mouse together make her smile. It’s awesome.
Sometimes I do miss her babyhood, but then I remember that my friends are having babies and I can just go snuggle theirs. Now that Nichole’s shared a lot of photos, I wanted to show off a photo of baby Sophia Marie! She’s so tiny and sweet, and I can’t WAIT to meet her. I wish they didn’t live so far away!
Sunday we headed out early to check out the Herndon festival. They had tons of cool stuff from local vendors. I snapped up a bunch of cute hair clips for Abbie, and resisted the urge to buy a pair of Hokie earrings that said “start jumping.” (I did grab that vendor’s business card though, so that may happen eventually.) Since Abbie is still a little too young for the carnival rides, we checked out a few games and all the vendors before heading home…even avoiding the yummy, super-bad-for-you food. I was pretty proud that we didn’t break down on that!
Abbie even left her hat alone the whole time – I guess she realized she could see better in the sun if she left it on!
Abbie loves dogs, but had ZERO interest in the guy with the monkey. Maybe next year?
How was your weekend? Have you taken your little ones to festivals before? Any tips for next year when we let her on the rides?