ABK: What a beautiful family you have!
Graci: Basement shopping. LOL. I might have to do that, too. Do you do Santa? I guess I worry my six year old will recognize the baby's gifts are hand-me downs...she already has a lot of questions about Santa, and I suspect this will be her last year of believing...but I wouldn't want this to tip the scale. Otherwise, money's so tight with how much time my husband spent on disability this year that I planned to do socks (since we always lose them) and continue my quest for the hat that will actually stay on his head!
As for the baby: He's only 5.5 weeks, and he slept 4.5hrs straight last night! Of course, my three year old has an upper respiratory infection that keeps me awake anyway. He makes eye contact, smiles back at me, coos; he even has rolled from his back to his tummy a few times. He gets fussy in the evening and in the car, but he spends his time mostly happy nursing and sleeping in my Boba.