Thursday, January 22, 2009

Are You Kidding Me???

I know I just posted about this wonderful idea of a "Bedtime Fairy"...Well, I'm sending my kids to sleep camp b/c NOTHING IS WORKING!!!!!!!!!! I mean, the bedtime fairy is wonderful when it works (which is about 2 out of 7 days with Lukas, not Max. Max doesn't get it. At all.) So the other 5 days (no, 7 days actually) I am pulling my hair out. Like tonight for instance. I was supposed to go to Whitney's at 8:30 to scrapbook. So, I get Max in bed by 7:40 and it takes 2 hours before he is finally asleep! (Lukas went to bed at 8:30 and fell asleep, good boy!) But I am sitting next to Max's bed thinking, "What the heck am I doing sitting here until he falls asleep? He should do it on his own. I am missing my favorite show on TV, which I can't record b/c we got rid of cable and I really want to hang out with girlfriends tonight, but instead I have to put this kid back in bed every 5 minutes." As soon as I stand up to leave screaming, crying, whining and tantrums occur. What's a mom to do? Well, I'll tell you what a tired, frustrated, frazzled mom is gonna do-- A GIRL'S WEEKEND! A weekend getaway (with my awesome friend Jyl) with no kids or husbands (sorry Pat) and lots of sleeping in and pampering and eating whatever we want! I'm counting down the hours. :)

8 comments:

Casey and Whitney MCkell said...

you are the cutest mom ever!!!! I hope you have the best weekend ever!! I wish you could have come over but remember are little ones are only little for a bit!!! You are the best mommy most moms would have said see ya later!! you are the best I tell you I want to be like you when I grow up!!!!

Roth Family said...

Where and when are you going? I have a spa day that I still need to use from Christmas. yeah! Peace and quiet. Have fun on your girls weekend.

Shay said...

Good for you! I remember thinking that exact same thing. "I'm going to get a hotel for at least a night, so I can get some sleep!" I never did and wished I had. Having my kids not sleep was so stressful on every aspect of my life. It was horrendous! I am so happy for you to get away and even better at a spa. You go girl! You deserve it. Enjoy every minute!

Michelle said...

How fun! I love girl's nights so I can't imagine how glorious a girl's weekend would be! I hope your kids figure out how to sleep soon!

Windy said...

You deserve a fun girls weekend. I wish I had advice for you on the boys but just keep in mind that these days will not last forever. Someday you will look back at these sleepless days and laugh. Maybe super nanny can help :) I missed you though and wish you could have come and scrapbooked with us.

Jyl said...

Oh it was sooooooo fun... Thank you x 5000 i needed it as much as you did even though my kids sleep pretty good, i needed to have that fabulous time with you my BFFFFFFFFFFFEEEEEE

Mindy said...

I can't wait to read your entry about that! I HOPE you got to sleep in and slept the whole night without waking up. I seriously don't know how you're surviving with such little sleep! Good thing they are so adorable, right??

The Lantz Family said...

I've been thinking about you and I hope the boys are sleeping better. Eliza used to get out of her bed 10-20 times every night. I finally had the inspiration to make a chart of 3x5 cards with pictures of things we would do the next day. library, park, toy store, movie, etc. Each time she came out, she would have to take one off. Whatever was left, we could do. It worked for her. Now I have to find something for william.