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Sleep Update for Mataya

When Joash was young, I gave lots of sleep updates on the blog. I certainly felt sleep deprived when he was small. With Mataya it has been so much better. I know I am sleep deprived, but it doesn't bug me as much (or I can't let it bug with a 2 year old running around.) She has been pretty consistent with her schedule. I would feed her around 10 right before I went to bed and then she would wake up at 2 and then again at 6. Not bad at all and she would go right back to sleep after this as well.

Well, last night I fed her at 10 and I didn't hear anything from her until 4:30! I got up to feed her, but then she was quiet again. So I went back to bed and slept until 5:15 when she woke up and meant it! And then I just stayed up and had an hour of quiet to myself, which is why you are getting a blog post written at a rather early hour of the day.

And what's a blog post without a few a pictures. 
Mataya and Dad hanging out on a rainy day.

Joash asked to hold Mataya several times yesterday. It is pretty cute, but as soon as she makes any sort of sound, Joash quickly says, "You hold her, mommy."

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