Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Hey Guys? Come get me!
My daughter is a rooster. She wakes up with the first dawn of day. Sometimes earlier.
I haven't used an alarm clock in 2 years and 5 months.
She still sleeps in a crib, and has only ever climbed out once. So most mornings, she stands at the rails and yells "Mama? Daddy? Hey guys! Come get me!"
If we don't go right away, we hear the following:
"Guys? Hey guys? Come get me dressed!"
I can hear blankets hitting the floor, or a "ker-plump" sound of her doll being tossed from the crib.
Its usually at this point that I throw my feet over the side of the bed and stumble into her room. And just when I think to myself "Can't-somebody-teach-this-kid-to-sleep-in-what-do-I-have-to-do-to-get-some-sleep-around-here-sheesh---" I crack open the door and see...