James spent Friday night and Saturday of last week in the Barossa for work (insert coughing snorting sound and a roll of the eyes here - lots of red wine and golf me thinks LOL) Anyway, for the first time in a long time I was solo parenting. I feel incredibly blessed to have a husband that works close to home and only has one night meeting once a month. On the nights/times when he isn't around I find that it is best to slow our pace and let the day/night unfold in its own way. Tea is sometimes unconventional. Bath time usually involves bubbles and deep water and ALL of us crammed in the tub. Sometimes there is even splashing and driplets of water on the walls and ceiling. And if I snuggle and cuddle and read and reread a little longer then it is all okay.