We left Mary with her Nana and spent a couple days by ourselves in the artsy-fartsy area of Cincinnati. Our sweet friends, the Belchers, started the idea by offering to keep our kids so we could get away for a couple days. So we dropped the older kids off with them and had a very nice break. The reentry has been more difficult than I expected. But we’re glad we had a rest and Mary seems like she managed alright without us. Things got a little exciting after we left with my sister going into labor. But we had a back-up plan and our babysitter was a real trooper and jumped on shift with Mary for the day! And out of all the excitement, I got a new niece. She’s such a sweetie!