a week of nothing

Monday, June 7, 2010

Dave and I just spent a week in Palm Springs - without the kids.  It was so nice to float in the pool, sleep in, read magazines and do absolutely nothing - but we missed our kids SO MUCH.  B & Z stayed at home with my Aunt and Uncle, every time we phoned home (which was a lot) the kids would either squeal with joy or cry hysterically.    At 2-1/2 and 1-1/2 they are just too young to understand where we went and I'm sure a week to them felt like a month.
So as great as it was to feel the sun shine on my skin and rest my very pregnant self, I found myself panicking about my kids and their feelings. I'm such a worrier now. Know what I mean?  We got back late Friday night, I spent Saturday afternoon at Children's Hospital Emergency with Zoë, all is good now. Beckett is now very sick, he has a temperature and is super congested. Poor bugs.  I really don't see us going on vacation without them anytime soon!  
I love this picture!  This massive cactus was just outside the front door of our friend's house where we stayed...it's awesome.

7 comments:

sarah, flourish design + style said...

As a busy mommy and daddy, you both deserve the rest + sunshine...although I totally get the 'guilt' I do it to myself too :) So sorry you were in the hospital.. hope everyone is feeling great soon! xx

jan said...

I totally know what you mean, re the guilt thing - and then to come home to them being not only sick, but hospital sick - (sheesh)! Totally makes you not want to do it again soon. Glad to hear everyone's on the mend.

Wow, I just have to mention that awesome pool! Is it shaped like a guitar? I love Palm Springs homes!

Victor said...

hope beckett gets well soon and everything is okay with zoe!

let me know when you're free for lunch to catch up with alanna and i. take care!

Missing Goat said...

I've yet to be away from Lily - I can't bear the thought. I feel quilty when I'm out for the day on a shoot or making jam. But that is motherhood. I hope the kids are on the mend. It's horrible when they are that sick.
xh

Staci Edwards Design said...

Palm Springs is my favorite place to be! I recently posted a blog entry about The Parker! Have you been? It's my favorite place to stay! Have a great weekend!

Pinecone Camp said...

Clearly you and Dave are good parents. What would going away be, sans kids, without a little guilt?
I love the looks of that pool! Maybe Rob and I should do a little road trip ;)

Colleen said...

.......our two are 19 & 21 and you never stop worrying!
& it never stops being fun & exciting!...
hoping this finds you all well!