It's 5:30am and Danielle has been lying awake for about 10 mins. She has a busy day ahead of her and even though she has the day off from work, she wanted to wake up early.
She is waking up alone, but she knows this will only be for a little while longer. Rod stays over on occasion, but hasn't completely moved in yet.
She does get a little excited when she sees his house slippers sitting by the bed. She intentionally leaves them peeking out so she can see them.
Rod did move his dresser in about a week ago. A simple gesture to indicate what would soon be happening.
Danielle can hear a noise just outside the door. She knows it's Julian.
"Good morning, handsome." (Danielle)
"Mornin' mommy. Whatcha doing?" (Julian)
"Reading my bible. Would you like to climb in?" (Danielle)
She barely got the words out before he was comfortably beside her. She had to admit she would miss these special moments with her son once Rod moved in. She would have to remember to go snuggle in his bed from time to time.
They chit chat a little about everything. Danielle tries to keep a pulse on him when it comes to the wedding, Rod, and Nicole. He seems to be really excited about it all, and she just wants to make sure he stays that way. After about 20 minutes, Julian announces that he is hungry.
After checking in on Jacob, Danielle and Julian head downstairs for breakfast.
The sun is streaming into the kitchen. (That is real sun).
"So how about some oatmeal?" (Danielle)
"How about some cereal!" (Julian)
"You have eaten cereal for the past four days. I think you should try something different today." (Danielle)
She is careful not to use the word healthy, even though she is trying to slowly introduce them to that concept. It hasn't been well received, yet.
"But mommy, I like cereal." (Julian)
"I know you like cereal, but you can't live off of cereal. " (Danielle)
"Why not?" (Julian)
Danielle knows this is going to be too long of a conversation and she has to get her day started. She gives in and let's him have cereal. Once it is done, it will be awhile before she buys more of the sugary kind. He can't eat, what she doesn't buy.
This is an overview of how Danielle's house is coming along. I recently added the shelving which gave me a 2nd floor and storage on top. Right next to the master bedroom is the unfinished master bathroom. There is a lot more decorating to be done. I am considering adding two windows in the bedroom. I also started fiddling with adding stairs on the first floor. My doll clothes are organized in the shoe boxes on top. This freed up a shelf in a bookcase I made, where I plan to build another dwelling. I will be adding a similar shelving unit above the Taylor house for the master bedroom and Kenaz's bedroom.