This morning the four of us went to It's A Grind (a local coffee shop). We've been doing that a few times a week, lately, and I love it. Gabe works there in the mornings when he doesn't drive to San Bernardino, and for the first hour or so J and T and I join him. It is nice to get out of the house for a bit, and get a tad more time with Gabe (even if he's working, we're still with him). Jonathan enjoys being in a different place just enough for me to have the chance to enjoy a cup of coffee, read morning prayer, and maybe write a card or two or read a chapter of my current book. Once Jonathan gets antsy, which is usually about an hour after we get there, we do a few errands and then head home to change diapers, get a snack, and nurse Thomas.
It really does begin the day well. This morning once we got home has been spent in nursing Thomas, playing outside with Jonathan, and most recently, a puzzle extravaganza.
Thomas helped us out by sleeping in his swing:
And oh boy, did Jonathan ever have fun!