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Cara Figlia - You Were Great!

Cara figlia,

We had such a great day, and you were so good! First, you slept in until 7:20!!! That was so crazy, but that's the kind of insanity I hope will continue every morning. Then we had a great time going out to the diner for breakfast, where you ate the ham and cheddar omelete and fruit like a champ.

You slept for 45 minutes on the way to your godfather's house, which is a good nap for you. After everyone got there, you, your aunt and I had so much fun playing while the other people played cards. You ate a great lunch sitting on my lap, and then you took a nap for an hour and a half in my arms. Which gave me a great opportunity to also take an hour nap and get some reading in.

You woke up in a great mood and actually did really well on the hour drive home. You only fussed and cried for about 15 or 20 minutes total, which is a record for you! And you just came in the room with the sweetest smile on your face! Now, if you just go to bed for the night well, it'll be the perfect day.



La folle maman said…
Glad the day went well for both of you! Hope you have a good night and another great day tomorrow!
-Dana said…
That does sound like a great day!

If you are interested in my pancake recipe
I posted it in my comments
Don Mills Diva said…
It's funny how they give you a good day just when you're about to lose it! Hope there are lots more good days in the near future.
Shellie said…
What a little angel!!

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