yoga with Mommy
Reading: nothing right now. I am going to pick a new book to start this evening but I am open to suggestions. Anyone?
Wondering: if it's weird that Henry doesn't know how to use my iPhone or our iPad. The only thing he's ever done on the iPad is watch a movie while in the car, and on our iPhone there's one alphabet game he's looked at a few times, along with Peekaboo Barn when he was a little younger. But he's not into it at all really. I've been paying attention a bit more, and noticing that most kids his age are super knowledgeable about all things technology, but with Henry we just haven't made it available so he doesn't really know it exists, if that makes sense. I wonder when this will shift; when he'll see his friends using their parents' phones and want to do the same, when he'll look around a restaurant and see other little ones tapping away at an iPad and be curious. We are obviously a family that's really into all things tech, but for now I like that it's not part of his life. But then I had this whole conversation with a friend and we discussed how it might be necessary to get him acclimated early because every other kid his age will already be to that level, and as more things in our world merge with technology it will be a necessity. Such an interesting topic, right? I also wanted to add that this whole thing isn't to be like "oh, Henry doesn't use an iPhone or iPad. We are special," because lord knows we sure love to watch our kiddie shows. Sesame Street is an every-morning thing. Just wanted to make that clear! ;)
Feeling thankful: for our trip to Disneyland. This was a really special vacation, maybe the last one for just the three of us before Charlie arrives in a few months, and we had a wonderful time. I'm still kind of in awe over how well it went. I was a little nervous; Henry loooves his crib and hates sleeping in bed with us, and I was worried about him being so big using his old pack 'n play, but besides night #1, it was awesome. I have a ton to share about our trip, our experience bringing a toddler to Disney for three days, and being pregnant while there, and I'm looking forward to getting my posts together either this week or next! So much to say!
Eating: Does anyone else like to eat the same thing over and over until you get sick of it? That's what I always seem to do. Right now here are my current favorites- for breakfast: 2 slices of Ezekial toast, 2 eggs with spinach, and a glass of orange juice (citrus anything is my favorite, both this pregnancy and with Henry). For lunch I've been loving a quinoa bean bowl as I call it, which is just a big bowl with quinoa on the bottom, topped with black beans and cheese, then pico de gallo. Seriously amazing. Then for dinner it's really whatever we cook for the night. But breakfast and lunch have been on regular rotation for the past couple of weeks and I'm still not sick of them. I give myself another week or so...
Watching: I just watched the Revenge season finale. Whoa, whoa, whoa! Is anyone else into that series? It's so good. I've been watching that, and then also getting my fix of horrible television via The Real Housewives of OC. Ooh that show is fun to watch. I think my favorite person on it this season is Heather, she's hilarious to me.
Working on: DOING. Odd thing to be working on, but let me explain. So many times I see something I love, something that inspires me. Maybe it's a garden full of flowers, maybe it's a cooling tray full of freshly baked muffins. And I want to make or create or grow or do. But I don't. I mean sometimes I do, but overall, I kind of just admire and look and wish I was doing something...but then don't. It's like that whole thing we see all over the internet now, those articles about how we all spend our time pinning, but rarely doing. I want to DO! Pick a recipe or a flower to pot or a place to go, and just do it. I want Henry's world to be full of life, and in order to do that, I think it's important he sees me trying new things all the time. So do, I shall.
Loving: the sweet age of 2 and 1/2, strawberry jam on bran muffins, eating meals on the patio, these big springtime clouds, fresh peonies, happy news that Lucy rolled over for the first time, making plans with friends, Seattle next month, learning something new, toast and butter, and seeing friends succeed.
So, how about you? What are you up to today? Feel free to do your own "currently" post on your blog and link back in the comments for everyone to check out. And thanks again to my dear friend Megan for providing the original inspiration for these posts.