We’re pottering along enjoying our current routine-free, mostly-commitment-free existence. Alex is on paternity leave, Elena’s child care is closed and I’m just on breastfeeding duty.
This all adds up to not a lot that we *have* to do. Our days are punctuated by Elena’s naps and meal times – everything else and the order in which we do it is optional. It’s blissful.
Canberra is experiencing heatwave conditions at the moment, with temperatures above 37°C (100°F+) most days. Elena loves to play outside but it’s just not possible in these types of temperatures – so we’ve been heading out to wander by the lake pretty much as soon as we wake up. We roll out of bed and throw on whatever is nearby and clean. Very glamorous!
Of course, this peace and quiet can’t last forever. We’re in the process of putting our apartment up for sale so that we can move into our house. There’s a photographer coming on Monday next week, so I guess I need to get our home photo-ready. Trust me, there’s a lot to be done!
In the meantime, I’m just enjoying the early mornings for once!