Do you ever wonder what everyone around you is doing all day long? Because I do. So you must too.
Here’s a typical weekday in our household.
Sometime between 5:30am and 6am we usually wake up and look over at the baby monitor to find Peanut laying in her crib, wide awake, often smiling at absolutely nothing. Or gurgling to herself.
I get up and grab Peanut and feed her in bed with us while Jon hits the snooze button two or three times. Around 6:15am Jon usually gets up and gets in the shower while I pump and play with Peanut in our bed.
Around 6:45am Jon finishes showering and getting dressed for the day and grabs Peanut while I hop in the shower.
While I shower, Jon plays with Peanut and gets her dressed (I have to pick out her outfit before I get in the shower. Otherwise she is usually dressed in a summer dressed with jeans on top of a onesie in 80 degree weather. Yup. He’s a guy.)
I am out of the shower around 7am and start getting ready, putting make up on, getting dressed, doing my hair while Jon gets a coffee, washes Peanut’s face and plays with her.
By 7:45 we are all ready and packed up for the day; the dogs have gone outside, eaten, and ventured down to the basement where they hang out during the hot summer days. Jon and I take turns dropping Peanut off at daycare depending on our schedules at work.
8am to 5pm is pretty boring. Jon and I work and miss our Peanut while she has a great time at daycare. We often take turns coming home to let the dogs out, etc but otherwise, it's pretty boring.
On average she takes 3-4 naps lasting about 45 minutes to an hour and half. She eats 4 bottles with 4-5 ounces each.
At 5pm we bolt out of the door and pick up our little Peanut (the person who didn’t drop Peanut off is usually the person who picks her up). We’re home around 5:30pm to unpack from the day, let the dogs out and start our evening routine.
Although this varies from time to time, on nice days I pack up Peanut and the pups and go for about a 30 minutes walk near our house. This allows the pups to get some exercise and Peanut to take a 20-30 minutes nap.
At 6:15 I offer Peanut a little “snack” of milk and then we feed her some solids. So far we’ve stuck to rice cereal but we’re about to start venturing into some new, fun foods like avocado, sweet potato, and squash.
Once we clean up from “dinner” we play, get some belly time, dance around, and watch the puppies wrestle (Peanut’s favorite activity). Then at 7:30pm we begin the bedtime routine.
Jon gets the bath ready while I get Peanut undressed, then he gives her a bath while I clean up a bit from our “dinner.” After bath time, we dress Peanut (who absolutely hates this part) and I feed her while Jon cooks us a quick dinner and cleans up.
By 8pm I put Peanut (who is typically still awake) in the crib and turn on her projector mobile. Then I pump while Jon finishes dinner and we finally get to sit down to eat around 8:15-8:30pm.
After post-dinner clean up and making Peanut’s bottles for the following day, Jon and I plop our tired butts on the couch and hang out together.
This is when I blog while Jon watches TV.
By 10pm we are brushing our teeth and climbing into bed, barely keeping our eyes open to say good night and pass out.
These days Peanut wakes up once or twice during the night for a diaper change and cries for about 10-15 minutes before either laying there quietly or falling back asleep.
So that’s our day.
What’s your day like?
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