Tuesday, November 20, 2012

This Time Next Week...

 
...Elena & I will just be arriving at our beautiful destination in sunny Huatulco, Mexico!
 
Thank you all for the excellent advice! Abby's suggestion of the reusable swim diapers was genius so I took Shannon's recommendation of the iPlay ones & have 3 on order that should be here in a day or two.
 
I hadn't considered bringing a stroller since ours is so big & Elena walks most of the time but it makes prudent sense to have one so I am going out Saturday to buy one of those small umbrella strollers.
 
Since we're going to a resort in Mexico, I couldn't chance being able to purchase diapers there & I'm not bringing Elena's carseat since we're just going from plane to bus...I have my suitcase pretty much packed & it looks like I should be able to fit everything pretty well...including bottoms, lol! It sure will be an empty suitcase coming home though!
 
I love Jennifer's idea of wrapping Elena's special travel presents!! I am definitely going to do that! Elena & I have been talking about the trip & I've been telling her about the airport & being on a plane & even showed her some videos of kids on a plane. I've been letting her try out the headphones & she really likes them & I think it will help calm her to be able to block out all the noise on the plane.
 
So any last minute advice?
 
Oh, & remember my Halloween post & I mentioned that Elena refused to wear her lion costume? Well look what I cam home to the other day:


And lastly...Elena is such the little helper & loves her "chores"...an example of her "helping" my Mom rake the leaves...
video

9 comments:

  1. Such a sweetie!! Have a wonderful trip!

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  2. hilarious video! love the video!

    for diapers: is there a wal-mart near where you are going? if so, they should be reliable for diapers. if you are up for that.

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  3. OMG, love the video! She's so proud of herself! And the lion costume is just adorable. Of course she wears it now! :)

    I thought of the other suggestion - lollipops. They're great to suck on if the air pressure change bothers her.

    We're flying down to Florida on Thursday, will let you know if I think of anything else after that! Have a wonderful vacation!

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  4. I am jealous of the warm weather you will get to enjoy! Have a great time in Mexico!

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  5. Too funny! My son wore his Buzz Lightyear costume one day last week--all day!

    Have a great trip!

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  6. So cute! And enjoy your vacation!! So jealous!

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  7. So excited for you. Is this trip just for you and Elena?

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  8. Too cute! Have a great trip and enjoy. I love how you encourage her to do chores with you. Great learning experince.

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