We made it through our first family trip! I love vacation, but even moreso I love how much more I appreciate home after being away.
It was wonderful to see ‘ohana and catch up with old friends, but two weeks away from home is a long time. In two weeks, a lot has changed!
I’m coming back home with a ‘do about 12 inches shorter than when I left two weeks ago:
It was way over due. With Isaac, I’ve had my hair in a bun almost exclusively for months. I wanted something that would frame my face well yet be low maintenance. I’m not attached to my hair anymore, but I knew that I wanted to donate it again to individuals who might want it (this is the third time I’ve donated), so I went to a local salon and said “I want to donate at least 10 inches. Other than that, get creative.” She did a great job, and I’m loving having it short again. It takes less time and energy on my part, and that means a lot to me right now.
As fast as time flies for us adults, I think it goes about 4x faster for babies. In just two weeks, Isaac learned to sit completely unassisted
and cut his first two teeth (on the same day)!
[This was taken a few days ago when they first came out – it’s amazing how much more they’ve come up since then!]
Unfortunately, Isaac also got accustomed to the timezone while we were away. Luckily it’s only a two-hour difference, but the flight coming home was pretty rough and he didn’t sleep much on it, so I think we’re all feeling a bit out of sorts right now. Hoping to get this little guy back on his schedule soon!
Time for our afternoon nap! (I hope.)
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