I had such plans for today. It’s right there on my calendar: zoo, aquarium, and/or Target. We were going to finish off my list of things to do and have a wonderful morning or afternoon out as a family.
But instead I caught a cold (at the pediatrician’s office! Unfair!), Widget slept all afternoon, and Little Bear’s been up all night for the past few nights protesting a diet change. So we cuddled up in jammies and napped off and on all day, alternating sleep with quiet games in the playroom. Eventually, I fell asleep again putting Widget down for his afternoon nap (the post-chemo meds make me soooooo drowsy, but they work wonders on the aches and bone pain that I’ve been having). I woke up just as the last rays of light were leaving his window, heading for the West and leaving us in the quiet darkness of a fall evening.
We pulled ourselves up, went downstairs to join Daddy and Little Bear, and had a nice family dinner together. A relaxing warm bath and stories for everyone capped off the evening, and the boys were read/lullabied/cuddled to sleep.
Hey. It turned out to be a pretty good day after all.