I haven’t written a blog post in so long that I don’t even know where or how to begin. I don’t really have much to update on. The truth is that I hardly ever open my laptop. I should perhaps download the WordPress app so I can post on the go? I don’t know. I always say after a long break from my blog that I promise to do better. Now I’ve learned not to promise anything.
I’m reading my last post and it was from the day I last flew with my son. I said I’d report back but that never happened. Here is the recap on that: flying to our destination went fine, flying home went not so well. My son is like a worm. Seriously. He hates sitting still unless he is entertained and I have a serious worry about the future when it comes to road trips and flights. Does an iPad do the job? I’d assume so. I didn’t have one this time and I don’t give him one at home but he watches some cartoons here and there. I guess I’ll need to find a headset small enough for a 1,5 year old. Lol. We do a lot of road trips and flying so I need to find some way to keep him entertained. I had toys and some drawing stuff but he didn’t give a single.. Yeah. Haha! Luckily our flights are rarely over 2 hours so I survive but I must admit it gets a bit stressful when you realise even before take off that the kid is not in any sort of mood to sit still.
Anyway. Our next journey is our yearly summer road trip from here to Norway. We’re staying all summer with my family. Possibly 2 full months. We leave on the 13th of July. My husband has to drive back alone after 4 weeks but baby and I (is he even a baby anymore? I think I can safely say toddler now? I’m actually not sure, lol) can stay longer. My sister gets married on August 4th and my husband is their photographer. Isn’t that sweet? It’ll be our wedding gift, that’s what they wanted anyway. I didn’t actually know how much a wedding photographer costs but when I Google’d it I realised they’ll save a fortune by getting it for free, haha! On top of that, my dad turns 60 in September and I don’t want to miss it. Soooo.. We’ll fly home together sometime after that. Sigh. I’ll def have the iPad ready for that.
When we return home in September however the biggest change comes. We’re moving. Rather, my husband will have moved all of our stuff while we’re still vacationing. HAHA! I feel bad but he says it’s fine and he will get help from other people of course. All I have to do is have all my stuff organised and packed before we leave in July.
We only lived here (where we are now) for 1 year. I just couldn’t do it. I wrote back then that I was so excited to move out here, but I learned quickly that it wasn’t the best idea. I was just so happy to be moving from where we lived before that (where we had extremely loud neighbours who was OUR LANDLADY so we couldn’t really say much without fear and I just generally hated the whole place) that I was just like YES ANYWHERE ELSE I’LL TAKE IT! I didn’t think it through. Where we are now is in the middle of nowhere and I don’t have my own car. You do the math. I miss the city. I miss walking around and seeing people. Going out to lunch. Anything that the city offers, I miss it. So we’ve found an apartment for a great price, the landlord is a chill nice guy (who lives nowhere near us btw), there are 3 bedrooms, a newly remodelled kitchen and two seperate small gardens with just enough space for kid activities and a little BBQ station.
I’m very relieved. I’m also very happy that this happened now and not when my son is in school and would have to move schools. I don’t know. It’s been a life lesson for sure. I mean.. I haven’t even bought any new furniture for the place we are in now because I realised quite quickly that it wasn’t a good move. I’ve enjoyed the peace of the countryside, sure, but I feel like I’m not old enough yet to where this will be what I want every day. I need to hear cars and see more people. Not just the horses that live on the other side of the road to our current place. Heh.
So that was my update. Hopefully I’ll get myself a proper desk soon so I can set up my laptop somewhere so I’ll actually start using it more often.
What are you guys doing this summer? ;3