We are settling into our neighborhood fairly well. Charlotte and Ramona have a new friend, Z. is a little girl that lives next door. She's a good playmate for them because she's a year and a half older than them, so she can initiate games, and she's quite persistent in coming over to play with them, which is good because the girls can tend to have a very insular relationship with each other. And, most importantly, Z. is not put off by the twins peculiarity. She even joins in with the "Boyee and Girla" play (which, for those of you unfamiliar, is quite peculiar.)
|Who us? Peculiar?|
We had a great time at the Science Museum though. Even Elsa had fun.
She's doing well, too, but is having some struggles with her new sleeping arrangements. We have all three girls sleeping in the same room, and she is sleeping in a toddler bed instead of a crib. She has a hard time going to sleep without making a lot of noise, and it drives Ramona and Charlotte crazy. Then she wakes up really early and starts yelling again, and Rene or I have to run down there or else she will wake the twins up. They already have dark circles under their eyes, poor things. And Elsa, she has a hard time with the transition from sleep to waking. A lot of mornings, she screams and cries for a half hour after waking up, but other mornings she's chipper and happy. That girl is a mystery to me.
The twins start school on Monday, and tomorrow night is Meet Your Teacher night, so we will find out more about the school then. They will be in the same class together for one more year, probably, and then we will split them up. And I've finally decided what gym I'm going to go to (the one with the nice equipment but less-than-enthusiastic Zumba class.) I know where to take my recycling now (no curbside recycling?!?!) Rene is doing orientation this week, so we will have health insurance soon. Things are starting to fall into place. And we are starting to realize that we are actually going to live here in this place, and none of you guys from out west are coming with us. The girls already miss all of you!