So much is happening in the Mosley household it is not even funny!
First off...Malachi and I are in the beginning process of buying a house. Yes...a house. We will be homeowner! Crazy crazy!!!! Having a family and living in an apartment is just not the best idea in the world. And we have no privacy, no backyard, and we can hear every move our neighbors make. Plus this the ideal time to buy a house, especially since we are first time home buyers. The house we are looking at is so cute. It is little, but we don't need anything big. It is a 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, brick house with a huge backyard. Perfect for a growing little boy to fun around in! I can totally see us living in this house for the next 5 or more years.
Sadly we are having to postpone our trip to New Orleans till a later time because we need to save as much money as we can. But we are still going to Niceville and I still get my Valentine's Day extravaganza. Malachi is taking me to the Melting Pot while Malachi's mom watches R. It will be our first real date since R's been born! I'm very excited to spend a romantic evening out with my love!
We joined our new church, Providence, yesterday. I am so happy we found this place. It really feels like home and we are surrounded by family there. We have met some really wonderful people there. I can't wait to get to know them all better. During the service yesterday, before we became members, I was quite a distraction. I was worried they would change their minds about us becoming members (not really). But first I accidentally made one of R's toys go off. And it played a full, fun-filled song during communion. It was beautiful. It was one of those times that you really don't want to laugh, and since you are trying not to laugh you laugh even harder. But not only did that happen, R was sleeping in his car seat at my feet and I was closing our hymnal after singing and I dropped the book right on him. I was shocked he didn't wake up, but everyone turned around to look at us. Again Malachi and I couldn't stop laughing because we were trying so hard not to. But even with all the disruptions we became members and we couldn't be happier.
We have started a new bedtime routine with R called Sleep Sense. It is a wonderful program and I wish I would have known about it before R was born so I wouldn't have let R develop so many bad habits. R doesn't like it so much but he is getting more sleep than he has ever gotten before. With this program we are teaching him to fall asleep by himself. Before he always needed to be swaddled and nursed to fall asleep. Now I put him in his crib while he is still awake to train him that he doesn't need me to fall asleep. So far it has been working out well. We still aren't perfect at it, but it is getting better.
R is growing up so fast! He is a pro at rolling over now. Anytime I put him on his back, he will roll onto his stomach. He is starting to like being on his tummy now. Before when I would put him on his stomach for tummy time he would scream and scream. But not that he is in control of when he has his tummy time he likes it much better. I feel so honored to watch this wonderful little boy grow up. I'm going to be there for all his firsts and watch him grow up to be a young man. I know he will be able to accomplish anything he puts his mind to! I love him so much!!!!!
Well, now that I have written a novel I need to go wake my little boy from his nap :-)