Friday, May 18, 2007

We Did It!!

Asha has been in her big girl bed for almost a week now. We converted her crib into the toddler daybed and put a railing on so that she wouldn't fall out but could still get out on her own. It was time. She could get in her crib all by herself so it was only a matter of time until she figured out how to get out. She stays in when we lay her down for the night and she waits until we come in in the morning before she gets out. Now I know that eventually she will start getting up on her own in the morning but for now I'll enjoy her not running into our room and waking us up.

Still having problems on the Nuk front. She has been Nuk free for a few weeks now and the last few nights have been pretty hard on us. She will sleep good for about 4 hours and then she's up crying and whinning alot. The only thing that makes her stop is to have her cd of lullabies on. The problem with that is it's only a 1/2 hour cd so she's up shortly after it stops. It's been up and down all night for the last few days and then she's been getting up before 8 a.m. to top it off. No naps either so I'm pretty tired and don't know what to do. Suggestions????

We've been pretty busy lately with Asha's brother Dakota. He joined soccer this year and we've had it every Thursday night and Saturday morning. The above picture is Asha and Daddy at one of Dakota's soccer games. She did wonderfully at the games and would cheer for her big brother. It's so cute hearing her yell "Go Dakota, Kick It!!"

Now normally I don't have luck at yard sales but I hit the jackpot the other weekend at our town yard sale. I got the above shirt for Asha at a great price and I absolutely love it on her. She is just so darn cute in it and I can't wait until we have nice weather again so she can wear it. Of course daddy loves it because it's camo.

My girl is just so darn cute!! She says and does the funniest things. Today she gave her baby doll a time out since she (Asha) has been getting them so much this week. I just had to laugh. Also when the phone rings she'll run to where the phone is and yell "I get it!!". If I catch her doing something wrong and ask her what she's doing she'll say "Coming". She just speaks so well. She does know how to count to 14 now but I love it when she gets to 11 because it comes out "lemon". Along with all the time outs this week we have been having fun and I've been laughing so much at her. Her personality is just so bright like her and I feel so blessed to be her mommy.


Deanna said...

Hi I am just another adoptive mom that found your blog via Bek. Wanted to offer the suggestion of a simple CD player that has a repeat button that will allow the CD to continually replay- or a sound machine with ocean noises to pick up when the cd cuts off. My kids sleep with a fan on so they have a constant hummmm they sleep to.... Anyway Beautiful daughter and when you decide to adopt again I can offer advice on who to use.... We are in the process of adopting 1 more time :)

Mandy said...

Deanna if you come back here I would love for you to e-mail me with the agency you used for your adoptions.

Thanks for the advice on the sleeping but luckily she's been doing really well the last few days so I don't know what was up last week.

Deanna said...


My email is

I would love to talk with you....