Well today we had one of the many preset opening sessions. Kathleen had a good time. She got the hang of ripping the wrapping paper off by the end of it and all is going well. She got a Tickle Me Elmo, a Leap Frog Caterpiller that does some colors, abc's and music stuff for each of the 26 legs, she got a truck to push around that makes noise, a push wheel that plays music, a pink sweatsuit , two bath books and a stack of plastic rings. Granted all of that was birthday presents except for tickle me elmo.
She got from her big brother yesterday an adorable little baby that does absolutely nothing. Well not completely nothing, the baby closes her eyes. She came with a little bunny, a bottle and a book. Kathleen was feeding the baby eariler today it was cute.
Tomorrow will be a rather uneventful Christmas so to speak. But that's a good thing since it's been go go go for the past two days. Tomorrow will be a relaxing day at home. Shea's folks will be down here in the morning and watch us with the presents. Tuesday will be a busy day of packing, taking Diamond to the kennel and visiting Shea's folks. Then Wednesday we fly out. I have good hopes that the baby will do well on the plane. She only fussed on her 6 hours of captivity once and that was on the way home from Hattiesburg. It was hard to hear but when she's tired of her car seat there isn't much you can do about it, except try to comfort her, she got so bad she just gave up crying cause it wasn't doing any good. Poor kid. But she did well and for that I'm grateful.
I am very eager to go to my parents. However I going to hate leaving. I really miss my family and wish something here could substitute but so far that hasn't happened yet. With the advent of my new family and the older the girls get I think I'll be doing better. It's not just the End year festivities that get me down. It's more the summer time ones and the impromptu fun. But Shea's family isn't like that and I don't expect them to change, I'll just have to start my own traditions. I mean most of his family watch football and get all excited about it but they don't have a "superbowl" party. *shrugs* I dunno, I miss alot about home and it's probably why I still call my parents house home. I'm not depressed really. Just feeling the longing of going home and already missing it even though I haven't even got there yet.