Tonight we went over to the Conley’s for our Christmas together. We have been best friends with them for almost 6 years. Joey and Jason met while working at UPS. They introduced Renee & I and we quickly became very close. I just think it is so special that our best buds are also our best couple buds. It makes things so fun!!
We had a lot of fun tonight. We had mexican food for dinner (Renee cooked & it was yummy!). It was great to watch the kids open their presents. Tonight was the first official presents Jaxon has had to open. Renee helped him & he had fun playing with his new toys.
As you will see in the pictures below…Isabelle is officially a princess now!! She is so funny & adorable!! Of course Renee & I had to try on the princess gear! Actually Isabelle made the boys try it on too, but my life would be in danger if I were to post those pictures!
Now on to our bedtime issues:
From about 12 weeks, Jaxon has slept through the night. Of course we’d have our bad nights, but for the most part it’s been wonderful. Well…Since his last sick episode (over a month ago), we’ve had issues. He likes to wake up several times during the night. I won’t go into all of it because it would take way too long. In addition, we’ve been trying to get him to go to sleep independently. So, tonight was the first try with that(doing it the way supernanny, and most of the books suggest). (We’re not sure how we fell about him crying it out yet – so we’ll just have to see. I borrowed The No Cry Sleep Solution from Renee).
Ok, so back to the story…He was doing pretty well, not crying, just not asleep. We waited a few minutes and then Joey went to check on him & this is what he found…
Jaxon had pulled himself up using the bumper and the bed. This was a first for us. He was so happy that we had come back to see what he had done!! He had also thrown his passy out of the bed, of course it was between the bed and the wall. He just thinks he’s so funny!!
Feel free to comment on the sleep issues. I’m open for suggestions.