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Good Morning Sunshine! (Before the sun is up)

This morning at 4:30 I woke up because I heard a noise and thought the power went off.  At 4:45 I realized it was my little girl I was hearing not anything else.  Since she was starting to fuss I walked in the room to give her her pacifier to hold her off for another hour before breakfast; however, when I walked into her room and peek in the crib Gabby gets a huge smile across her face and flaps her arms and glees in excitement.  Obviously we are not going back to sleep.  So I scoop her up and carry her into our room.  I precede to feed her (thinking she will go to sleep as soon as her tummy is full) and her eye lids get heavy.  I sigh with relief and figure I can probably sneak in a 45 minute nap before the alarm goes off at 6:00, but yet again Gabby realizes Mommy is falling to sleep and starts kicking me and talking to me.  We go into the guest bedroom as to not wake up Daddy and we lay down in the dark.  I kept my eyes closed, but never went back to sleep I just enjoyed listened to my little one having a mini-slumber party with me.  Almost every Thursday since I have gone back to work Gabby has awoken extremely early (sometimes 2:00) and not gone back to sleep.  It has just occurred to me that Thursday is the last day of my work week and maybe Gabby is needing more Mommy time and has figured out a way to get that needed extra bonding time?  I hope that is not it and that it's just a coincidence.  I don't want her to miss her parents, especially when she is being spoiled and having quality grandma time!


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