Tip #1 to surviving your husband going out of town when your baby is 12 days old: take pictures. Then look at them once the kids are in bed to remember how gorgeous they are, and that moments like this are worth all the sleep deprivation in the universe:
Let your kids take some pictures, too, so that you can look at those and laugh:
Six-year-old Emma is pretty good at the “hold the camera at arm’s length and snap a photo” trick! And this picture captures both their personalities and their relationship beautifully.
Mike had to travel this week, leaving at 6am last Sunday morning. I had a lot of help – friends brought dinner, and the awesome teenage girls from church came over and played with my kids. But we missed him like crazy, and we’re glad he’s back – for a little while, at least!
And I am grateful for my camera and love of photography – it helps me keep things in perspective!
How was your week?