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And a Very Good Morning to You!

Well, I couldn't be in a much better mood. The sun is shining. Work is going pretty well, although super busy. And best of all--yes, you guessed it--the Pumpkin slept! Not just slept, but slept ALL NIGHT LONG in her very own crib. That does in fact mean that I slept all night long in my own bed without having to get up for any reason!

The details, cause I know you all want to know, are that I nursed her to bed starting around 7:30 and put her in her crib about 8:00. She stirred every now and then through the night, but stayed asleep or fell back asleep with nothing more than a whine or two with no help from Londo or me. She didn't wake up until just after 6:00!! I had gone to bed at 9:30, so that was about 8.5 hours of sleep for me! (Minus the times Londo's alarm kept going off. Goodness, that's annoying for it to go off every 10 minutes for almost an hour. I'm never in the room at that point, so I didn't realize how annoying that can be!)

I'm not worried that I jinxed the good nights of sleep, because I don't expect it again... at least for a while. But this was a shining beacon of what life could be--nay, WILL be at some point. She really will sleep through the night some day, and I'll have normal nights and good mornings once again. I'm just giddy at the thought!

Oh, and here's a cute Pumpkin story for you. I set the Pumpkin down to stand in front of the clean laundry basket. She loves to pull stuff out and throw it over her shoulder, and it keeps her occupied so I can get dressed. Well, I went into the bathroom for just a sec to get something, and I come back out and she is sitting IN the laundry basket, looking happy as can be. Just sitting on top of everything, still throwing stuff out of it. She's climbed on stuff before, but this is really the first time she's climbed IN something. She also climbed out by herself. When she was teetering with her stomach on the edge of the basket, I totally thought she was going to fall on her face and had my hands poised to catch her, but she got her hands on the ground and slid her legs over the edge and then sat up on the ground.

She's a super genius! Future Olympic gymnast! (Although, she's probably going to be too tall, considering she's always in the 95% for height...)

I hope all you interneters have had as good a morning. :-)


Congratulations! One good night of sleep is better than none. Maybe the fact that you said that you weren't worrying about jinxing because it'll never happen again will actually cause a jinx resulting in it happening again and again. Although, I have to admit it's far worse to get up in the middle of the night once they get you used to sleeping through than it is to just get up every single night.
-KZ said…
gratz on finally getting some sleep! you sound well rested! :-)

that's a cute mental picture of the laundry basket - reminded me of the first time mine did that. now she helps pull clothes out of the dryer and put them in the basket... until she decides that its much more fun to pull them out of the basket as well. folding is next! :-)
Becoming Mommy said…
Yay for sleep!!!
And that sounds adorable. Maybe she'll be a famous dancer? You don't have to be as short as a gymnast.
ImpostorMom said…
here's to sleep! There must have been something in the air that night.

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