Thursday, August 16, 2007

Ella's first non-family babysitter, and 32 week appointment!

This is a double duty blog today.

Ella had her first non-family babysitter tonight while Reid and I went to small group! I had been having the hardest time trying to find a babysitter for small group this Summer, and this week I remembered this high school girl (Nicole) that helps out in Ella's Sunday school classroom every week. Perfect! She already knows her! So, Nicole came and babysat for Ella tonight and it went SO well! First of all, Ella was SOOO excited that she was coming over! When she called right before she got to our house to make sure she had the right house, Ella said "Ok, you can leave now Mommy!" I told her we should probably wait until Miss Nicole actually gets here. haha! Then when she got here, Ella was bouncing off the walls and was just so excited! She did really well while we were gone, and went to bed without any problems. And to top it all off, "Miss Cole" (as Ella calls her) said she is available every Thursday! woohoo! :) Oh! and come to find out that Nicole is in my sister Leah's high school small group that she leads. Cool, huh?

Let me just tell you, it is so great to find someone who wants to take care of your children that genuinely cares for them and enjoys being with them. It definitely makes going out stress-free and enjoyable. You know that if your kids actually WANT you to leave so they can stay home and play with the babysitter that you are leaving them in good hands. :)

On another note, I had my 32 week check-up today and everything looked great! He is facing head down, and heart rate sounded good. Still measuring 1 week behind, but well within range of a healthy measurement. Another appointment in 2 weeks!


Kelly Moreton said...

did i just lose my place as the bff? haha!

MelDrop said...

that's awesome. "You can leave now mommy!" haha