6:20 - Adam wakes me up with a steaming cup of coffee. Love that guy! I lay in bed for a minute and try to read my "First 5" bible devotional, but I doze off again. Oops!
7:15 - I race upstairs to get Ryan's clothes, change the baby, and wake up Lucas. Ryan is wearing his new lined camo pants today. It is 32 degrees outside!
8:00 - I microwave my now-cold oatmeal and portion out some for Jenna. I top both of ours with this new peanut butter from Trader Joe's that has chia and flax seeds. It's just okay....I prefer their regular PB. We also share a couple persimmons. I'm still not sure if I like them.
9:30 - I turn on another cartoon for Lucas so I can put Jenna down for her nap. Once she's asleep I sort through laundry and start a load. Looks like I have 4 loads to do today!
11:00 - Jenna is awake! I try nursing her but she isn't interested. For the next 25 minutes I try to convince Lucas to go potty and get his shoes on. He finally does just in time to walk down to preschool. It's officially girl time for the next hour and a half!
11:45 - I throw another load of laundry in and Jenna and I head out to Target. We pass by Ryan's playground on the way out and I see him playing. I have a few things to return at Target and I really need to find shoes for the boys to wear in our upcoming family photos. The shoes I find are way too expensive, but I do find a few items I need for some homemade Christmas presents I plan on making. Oh my gosh, Christmas stuff everywhere!
2:45 - I turn on Inspector Gadget for the boys and take Jenna up for her 2nd nap. Lately her afternoon nap has been hit or miss, but she falls asleep today. I come downstairs to find the boys literally pummeling each other. One gets punched in the face and the other gets kicked in the stomach before I break things up.
3:15 - I eat a quick snack:
5:00 - Party time! My niece is super excited that it's her birthday. We eat homemade mac and cheese, and homemade marble cake made by my niece Emma. Lots of carbs. Yum!
7:15 - We're home and Ryan is hungry so I let him have a bowl of brown rice cereal. While he eats I quiz him on his sight words for school. Upstairs we do jammies, teeth brushing, praying and book reading. Which is really difficult when your 3 yr old throws a fit over everything and your baby wants to climb all over you. But we make it through and lights are out by 8pm. I rock and nurse Jenna and she's asleep by 8:30. Whew! Praise God all 3 kids went to sleep easily tonight.
8:30 - I change into my pajamas. I really want to lay down because my head is hurting and I'm so tired. But I head downstairs to clean up the kitchen, switch laundry, pack lunches, and sweep the floor. This is also the time of day when I try to walk through the house and pick up all the random toys and stuff and put it all back where it goes.
9:15 - I sit down to write this blog post and wait for Adam to get home from work. I look down and remember Adam lent me his Garmin Vivo Fit to wear today. I walked 11049 steps today, which is a little over 5 miles. Sounds pretty average I guess. And today was a pretty average Thursday for me!