Dinner out with Wes

The other Friday Sean came home from work and said, “can we please go out to dinner?”  He’d had a rough week and we really like going out to dinner but don’t as often anymore with Wes.  It takes lots of coordination and finding a baby sitter.  “Okay,” I said.  “But if we’re going to do this we have to leave right now.”  It was 4:30 p.m.  Wes’s bedtime routine starts at 6:30 p.m.  I’m not willing to mess with our bedtime routine.

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As you would imagine at 4:30 p.m. on a Friday, we were the first ones there.  While the witching hour is getting better, this is just not really Wes’s best time of day.  He did okay.

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The car seat toy didn’t last as long as we’d hoped/he didn’t fall asleep for his pre-bedtime cat nap.

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But we managed and everyone had a nice time.  Wes pounded his little hands on the table and played with Sophie (I wasn’t kidding when I said that life was better with Sophie) and Sean and I somehow managed to eat dinner mostly at the same time while passing a baby back and forth.

We’ve since tried one other 4:30 p.m. dinner.  That time he slept!  It’s a little ridiculous to eat dinner at 4:30 p.m., but I’ll take it, and those early bird specials, if it means we can go out without getting a babysitter and messing with bed time!

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