On Twitter I’m quite vocal about when things are going good, and when things are not going good. It’s hard juggling 2 under 2 and keeping the house “ok” and grocery shopping, and running a small business. Oh, and blogging. I’m 7 1/2 weeks into having these two sweet babies but every now and then I just need a bit of Me time. It started with my awesome mother-in-law saying I should go and do something by myself. She said I could leave both kids with her, or we could split them up and have my mom watch one and she would watch another. I told Jon and he said that was a great idea. I told my mom and she said the same thing. Uh, I guess maybe they can tell I’m not always keeping it together.
Yes, I have had my moments. So, with both moms on board, I picked a day and planned out what I would do. Well, actually first I went to Instagram asking other moms what they’d do with 2-3 hours free. The most popular choices were a) go to a movie. b) get a beauty treatment (massage & pedicure were the popular options) c) take a long bubble bath. I didn’t want to spend the time in a bubble bath since I could do that after the kids went to bed (ha) and the money for a massage isn’t really in our budget at the time. But the movie? That I could do.
Just one problem – I’ve NEVER been to a movie alone and I was quite scared. Dumb, I know. But, I decided to brave it. Here’s my morning for my Me Day!
Kids are still asleep. Got my shower in, and working on getting ready.
Someone woke up just as I was done with my hair. Great timing little boo!
Grabbed all I needed and loaded both littles into the car to head to my mom’s.
Hung out at my mom’s for a bit and had breakfast (french toast – yum!)
Went to a much-needed chiro appointment. Brought Luke since I needed to take him to my mother-in-laws. He started crying half way through the adjustment but the chiro’s wife was plenty happy to hold him for a bit.
After dropping Luke off (well, nursing him first) I went to the Post Office to drop off some packages, hit up Smart & Final to grab a Dr. Pepper & some Gummy Bears, then went to Del Taco for some grub for the movie. Yes, I packed a lunch for the movie.
Got my ticket a bit late, but no worries. They were just starting the previews as I walked in.
So the best part? I LITERALLY went to a movie BY MYSELF. As in, no one else was in the theater. I laughed my butt off and enjoyed my tacos and my Dr. Pepper. It is a hilarious movie and I can’t wait to grab it at RedBox when it’s there later on. Jon will love it too!
After the movie I went back to pick up Luke and headed home. My mom kept Aubrey until Jon got off work. I truly enjoyed the time alone and hope to get one more in before I head back to work next month!
Thank you Mom & Rosemary for watching the babies!