Oh, guys. I've been having a hard time finding energy to blog lately.
Sick again. I've not been wanting to bore you about my stupid pneumonia, but it's REALLY had long-term consequences for me. Sucks.
Anyway, let's not talk about that anymore.
So, also in the works are Halloween costumes, and a major reshuffling of the upstairs. Oh, I guess this is kind of about me being sick, because we're ripping out all the carpeting (it's gross and needed to be done anyway, but the whole asthma thing made it a necessity) and replacing it with laminate. Like the playroom.
Step one: Move the boys in together.
We didn't know if this would be something we'd ever do. We really thought that Thomas needed his own space. However... they both LOVE being together! They play together even more now. Both boys loved seeing their bunks actually used as bunkbeds, and I think Thomas likes that the top bunk is actually really cozy (side railing + 'lowered' ceiling). Monkey just likes having a roommate. They say that all the time, actually: We're roommates! It's pretty adorable.
The border is RIGHT above the top bunk now. I must have planned that perfectly... when I painted it... five years ago? Before we HAD bunk beds? Ha.
Negatives: Not sleeping as well. Thomas CRASHES at night and wakes up fairly early. Monkey stalls at night and sleeps in later. Monkey is adjusting to Thomas' schedule, which is actually okay, for the most part.
Also, Monkey is way messier than Thomas. He likes his STUFF to be right with him instead of in the playroom. Thomas likes his room CLEAN and only keeps stuffed animals, books, and lego in his room. That will be a compromise for both of them.
Positives: Blanket forts and snuggling.
Step 2: Aaron goes nuts.
Step 3: Pretty!
The boys LOVED playing in the empty room. Until my mom came and took care of...
Step 4: Moving the boys into Monkey's room. Thomas' is next!
Step 5: Sleepover! The girl couldn't resist the new floor either, apparently.
Now... if you've been paying attention, you'll realize that if the boys DO end up sharing a room, we'll have an empty room.
The girl wants to move back to a bigger room, so she'd be happy to do that. Her room is teeny. Adorable, but I haven't even shown you pictures of it, really, because it's hard to capture the adorable details in all the teeny-ness.
So, if she moves (back) to Monkey's room, we'll have a (teeny) room free...
I could move my craft stuff out of the closet! Woo! Into a ROOM!
Aaron REALLY wants my 'stuff' out of the bedroom. I admit, I'm crazy messy when creating. And our room suffers. Seriously, cross your fingers for HIM that this happens. I drive him crazy.
I'm trying not to get my hopes up... Aaron, too.
But... I already bought the girl new curtains.
Just in case.