Today we celebrated Kalista's 6 month birthday. Sophia looks forward to these monthly birthdays since there are usually treats involved. And since Kalista is still too young to enjoy a little sweet indulgence...Sophia scores! But today was a special monthly birthday because Kalista got to enjoy her first meal other than milk...Rice Cereal! Yum!
We have been putting off having the girls sleep in the same room in fear they would no longer be our great little sleepers. But the other night we decided, "What the heck!" let's give it a whirl. Sophia was very excited to have her little sister in the same room. And I'm sure Kalista felt the same way...afterall this meant she would get out of the playroom and have a real "bed."
Sophia & Kalista had a chance to spend some quality time with Grandma & Grandpa while we were in Cancun. Sophia had a few rough moments through the week, mainly when she woke up. Sophia told Grandpa, "Find my mommy and daddy." At one point she even told Grandma & Grandpa to go back to Fresno. But Grandpa played out her hand nicely by telling her okay he and Grandma would leave. Sophia quickly changed her tune! Smart cookie to realize if they left, she would be on her own. And as for Kalista...she was an angel as usual!
This past week, David & I were in Cancun...sans kiddos! And although the weather was on again off again as far as the rain...we had a very relaxing time. Sophia & Kalista were well taken care of by Grandma and Grandpa.
Anyone with kids knows how hard it can be for them to be entertained while enduring long car rides. Sophia never liked to watch tv or dvds, but this has changed within the last 6 months or so - thank goodness! Therefore the DVD player in the car has become a wonderful form of entertainment. But with that being said, David & I don't necessarily want to listen to what Sophia is watching. Soooo, we told her the DVD doesn't work without the headphones. At first she didn't believe us, but when she took off the earphones...NO SOUND. It's just a little white lie :)
Our family helped Stuart (our brother-in-law) celebrate his 50th birthday. My sister-in-law, Kamala, did a fabulous job coordinating this wonderful and magical Beatles celebration. Everything from the invitations, guest passes, food, decor and music was perfect!