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I am bored!!


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#1 TopsyTurvy

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:52 AM

So woke up bang on 6.00am

DS normally sleeps until 7-7.30

I have had coffee. Texted my sister in Germany.  Had more coffee and want everyone to wake up.

Going to wake up DH in 10 mins and then go and wake DS together.

But hurry up already!!!!!

#2 *JJ*

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:54 AM

Been up since 5am and also waiting, waiting!!

I love Christmas morning.....

#3 CupOfCoffee

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:54 AM

I woke up 5am here (but I am in Qld) and I am patiently waiting.

I had to wake up before my preschooler because we rang Santa last night to tell him to leave the presents outside the front door (and so I am already awake and took them inside).

Now where is everyone... I have also had two coffees and am looking forward to some present opening...  laugh.gif

#4 Mummy fab

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:55 AM

Waiting waiting dd1 is normally awake by now. I've been flushing the toilet and about to turn the kettle on lol.

#5 Anne of The Island

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:56 AM

Oldest child awake at 5.15am (so we were too), youngest child still asleep and it is almost 7am.  Most mornings he is awake by 6am!

DS1 is doing so well - bless him, he must be fit to burst!

I had a sh**t night' sleep so I'd be happy to still be snoozing!

#6 unicorn

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:57 AM

DH decided if he was awake at 5:00 then so was everyone else, I swear he's worse than the kids.

#7 FERALfoxgirls

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:57 AM

Myself DD1 and DD2 are having a hot drink, then we will go and jump on daddy.

Merry Christmas  biggrin.gif

#8 TopsyTurvy

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:59 AM

Whoot.  Kettle is on.

Of to prod DH out of bed.

Merry Christmas all xx

#9 Monket

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:01 AM

I have been awake for an hour and nobody will wake up!!!  It is only 6 am in Qld though.

GET OUT OF BED ALREADY!!!!!

I am drinking crappy coffee because my new Lattissima machine is sitting under the tree....WAKE UP!!!

#10 WibbleWobble

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:03 AM

Yes. DH woke me with his snoring at 6.00am, so I've been awake for the last hour.

At least with a big day ahead the kids will have a decent sleep behind them.

Merry christmas.

#11 Anyway...

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:03 AM

Been up since 6!! What is going on this is killing me I want to see the boys faces opening their presents now damn it lol

Hope you all have a great day.

#12 EBeditor

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:07 AM

DS woke us all up at 5.15. I think I am going back to bed now! Merry Christmas everyone.

#13 mama_mrs

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:10 AM

DD and I are up (as normal), just waiting on DH (as normal) ! DD is less than 12 months so Christmas morning isn't a big deal yet anyway


#14 KylieY

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:14 AM

Yep still waiting. Dog's been barking, I wrapped a forgotten present, flushed the loo and they are still asleep!!!

#15 Etcetera

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:16 AM

4 month old DD and DH and I are up. Had very little sleep so hitting the caffeine!
6.5yo and almost 5yo yet to wake. I thought the 5yo would have bounced out long ago, though it's only 6:30 here.
Hurry up boys! I wanna play skylanders!

#16 HeroOfCanton

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:17 AM

Yep! I've had a shower, done my hair & makeup and had a coffee, put the baby back to bed and DD & DH just walked up the hall.

Would it be the worst parenting ever to let DD kpeall her presses while DS sleeps again...? unsure.gif

#17 Who is me

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:23 AM

Baby DD and I are up, waiting for DS and DH. I am enjoying a peaceful cup of tea and some cinnamon toast before the madness begins!

I'm so excited! I love giving presents!

#18 Pssst...

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:27 AM

DD2 started stirring just after 6 so I got up and she decided to go back to sleep - but I was already wide awake! So I've showered, dressed, done hair and make up. DD1 and DH are awake but still in bed. Will finish feeding baby and then the fun can begin!

Have a lovely day everyone!

#19 vanessa71

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:30 AM

You are lucky, DD woke up at 11:57pm and didn't go back to sleep.  rant.gif

Edited by vanessa71, 25 December 2012 - 06:31 AM.


#20 Zahhy

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:31 AM

We're all waiting for DD to wake up; she had a bad night as she got eaten alive by mozzies yesterday. DS is watching Madagascar 3, hasn't seen the tree/presents yet lol.

#21 Rolex

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:32 AM

I had a 7 year old jumping on me at 4:45am!  

All up, wrapping paper everywhere!

Edited by Rolex, 25 December 2012 - 10:10 AM.


#22 Etcetera

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:35 AM

QUOTE (*Browncoat* @ 25/12/2012, 06:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yep! I've had a shower, done my hair & makeup and had a coffee, put the baby back to bed and DD & DH just walked up the hall.

Would it be the worst parenting ever to let DD kpeall her presses while DS sleeps again...? unsure.gif


My baby DD has gone back to bed with DH. If the boys get up I'm letting them at least open their stockings and the new outfits. DD has already been in her new exersaucer and sucked on her taggie cube!

#23 matt1972

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:42 AM

DW and DD7 months are sound asleep. As I rolled out of bed this morning I said to DW " Enjoy your sleep in you wont get many more on Christmas Day."


#24 FeralMama1

Posted 25 December 2012 - 07:12 AM

Still waiting for DS to wake up! He did not fall asleep until 10.30 last night...

#25 gabbigirl

Posted 25 December 2012 - 07:16 AM

I wish!  4.30am wake up here.  Can I go back to sleep now?




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