Monday, July 26, 2010

NY Trip - Day 8 - Driving Home (last day of trip)

Time to go home. I'm ready. I miss Eric and I actually miss my boring old mundane daily routine. It is familiar and comforting. But I had a great trip and staying a few extra days was definitely worth it.
I got up early and packed the car up. Went out to breakfast with Larry (my mom's boyfriend), my mom and my brother Joey before I had to get on the road. The route I took to get home was awesome! Simple and easy to follow. I didn't get lost and made decent time. Although Rebecca was a handful to say the least. She was a gem the first three hours, but that was it. After that, she had decided she was fed up with sitting in the carseat for so long and just had a complete meltdown for two hours straight-screaming and crying. This of course made it very difficult to focus on driving. I even pulled over and took her out of the car seat and held her but it did no good, she continued to meltdown. I was getting very overwhelmed and then I, myself, had a small meltdown of my own. I sat next to her and just cried. I put her back in the car seat and continued to drive, not long after that she fell asleep...finally. We arrived home a little after dinner time. I was so happy to see Eric. He helped me unpack. I could've kissed the floor I was so glad to be home. :)


  1. Cute blog! Thanks for stopping by I'm following you now as well.

  2. I cannot imagine trying to drive for two hours straight with a screaming child, I would have gone crazy! Glad you made it home in one piece.

  3. Oh gosh. We're about to make our own 6 or 7 hour trek with our crew to visit family and Vivi hates to be in her carseat too! I'm sure we're in for something similar. I feel your pain!

  4. I'm glad you made it home from your trip safely, minus the meltdowns. That's never fun, but usually can make things better when they're over! I'm Sarah and I have been a follower of yours for a little bit! I'm excited that you are following my blog! It's nice to meet you! :)

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