I Just love the holidays! Thanksgiving was Adeline’s 1st time getting to meet many of her relatives since we live 4 hours from all of my side of the family. This year we spent Thanksgiving at my Aunt E and Uncle K’s house out in Northern Virginia. Adeline did great on the drive, it was much easier this second time around going out that way. And for most of the visit, she was in really good spirits. She
was really only fussy towards the end of the night after we had all eaten our turkey and had dessert and everything. My Aunt E held Adeline while AC and I ate and for quite a long time after that, it was very nice to just be able to enjoy visiting with all of my family that I only get to see twice a year on Thanksgiving and Christmas. We drove back home on Friday, so it was a very short visit this year but we managed to also squeeze in a visit with my older brother, who had yet to meet Adeline. We all ate breakfast together and then hit the road. Then on Sunday, we had Thanksgiving dinner #2 at AC’s sister and her fiance’s house.
Adeline was actually pretty cranky for that one. She was not a happy camper right when we first arrived. We managed to get her to take a nap though and she slept the entire time we ate. Once she woke up she was much happier so everyone took turns holding her. She is such a good sport about being passed around and held by new people so far. AC and I tend to butt heads with each other’s parents but both Thanksgiving dinners went pretty smoothly for the most part. Anyone else struggle to get along with their in-laws from time to time? The only real issue I had this year was when AC’s mom asked me if she could carry around Adeline in her wrap when we go to Busch Garden’s ChristmasTown next weekend. Umm, no you may not. That is what I am most looking forward to doing with my baby for her first time seeing all of the lights and decorations. I know it doesn’t sound like a huge thing but she is always stepping on my toes as a new mom, wanting to do things with my baby that I, as a first time mom, should be doing with Adeline. I am really unsure of how ChristmasTown with the in-laws will be. I really just wanted Adeline to experience going there with just me and AC but plans didn’t turn out that way. I will keep you posted on that one…In other news, we put our Christmas tree up! I’ll post some pictures soon of it once I take Adeline’s 6 month photos next week. I can’t believe she is almost half a year old!!
Oh and on the TTC front, no luck this month. AF came on Saturday. 2 to 5 more months before we can get back on Clomid so we will just keep trucking along.