Today, I am going to watch all four of my nieces overnight until tomorrow night. I think this is the first time my brother & sister-in-law will have had a night to themselves in years. They are going to the city at a hotel that William Shatner found them. Apparently they will have coffee with him at Tully’s. (My brother is hilarious.)
To gear up for the next two days, for breakfast I am having a piece of DQ ice cream cake (my sister’s birthday was yesterday) and a cup of black coffee. So delicious.
I don’t think the kids know I’m leaving for grad school. I think my brother & sister-in-law are waiting for me to tell them, which I will today. Which will probably ensue in crying from the oldest one. The two youngest won’t understand and the second oldest won’t like it, but she’s not as emotional as the oldest. At least I won’t be that far away. And it’s nice that I get a solid weekend with them before I leave.
So, me and four children, ages 2 years, 3.5 years, 6 years and 8.5 years, for two days. And let’s not forget their labrador and their kitty. I just hope the weather is nicer than it promises to be so that we can go outside.