When the bed sheets are changed into Christmassy red ones, preferable with a plaid pattern and purchased at IKEA (Who doesn't love IKEA??? - put your hand in the air! I see NO hands... Twink...), then you know Christmas is already here. I love how changing bed sheets with seasons can make all the difference in the world...
The mornings have been absolutely glorious lately (between 7am until 7.20am) and one sun rise after another has really blown my mind away. Thursday morning I dropped off Jay at the airport as he is going back to Mustique in the Caribbean, to work during the holidays. Last year we had the great privilege of coming with him and it was one of our most fantastic adventures (see this, this and this blog post...), but this year we have other plans and that includes me being a "Single Mum" for a good 2 weeks (take a deep breath...).
The first thing I do is to invite Emmy Bo to sleep next to me in the big bed. And she jumps on the opportunity. And just to let you know, I did invite Luca Bo and Nelly Bo too, but they have reached an age when they prefer their own nests... I know... Kids grow up. They actually do.
Emmy Bo is a snuggle kind of girl, and often I wake up at night with her little legs wrapped up in mine, or toes touching toes. It is a good feeling. I'm really enjoying her "sleep overs" as I know they will soon come to an end... She is the youngest. I watch her leg sticking out, her hair being tossed over the pillow and how she holds her Ping Ping in a sturdy grip throughout the night. This is special. This is a blessing. Moments like this are to be treasured forever and ever.