Some days I’m touched out and can’t wait for the kids to sleep somewhere else besides near me. Some days I want to cuddle more and just want to sniff the sweet baby milky smells. Gah his head and … Continue reading Milky Baby Smells
Last night was pretty magical. He slept 8-11, nursed, then 11:30-5. Tonight he fell asleep in our bed then I transferred to a pack n play and he’s been sleeping in there for almost an hour 😳. But I won’t be … Continue reading Low Expectations
I’m a hot mess in the mornings trying to leave the house- even without kids. Back at peer counseling tomorrow and I’m one of those people who has to pack their (pump) bag before bed because they always oversleep and … Continue reading Hot Mess Mornings
I just have to brag about the midwives. I remember right after we got pregnant with EJ I told Mary I wanted to switch from Wilmington Health to the midwives. She was slightly worried about it being too “crunchy”. I … Continue reading Thankful for Midwives
EJ has started this new fun thing that she screams “Stop hitting me!!!” Or “I want my mommy!!!” Anytime we ask her to do something she doesn’t want to do. Like put on shoes or don’t run into traffic. If you see this happening in public: 1. She has 2 mommies- she’s asking for the other ones. 2. We’ve never hit/spanked or popped her. 3. She is not a kidnapped or abused child. Thanks. That is all. Please don’t call DSS. Continue reading Please don’t call DSS
For magnificent midwives, Motrin, malaise, milkshakes and mastitis. B cluster nursed from 8-3 last night. Then passed out. He slept 4 hours. He’s never gone that long. Left side rock hard and painful spot when I woke up- probably a … Continue reading Today is brought to you by the letter M.
After we had EJ, it was relatively simple for me to go back to work. I had a flexible job. I could go nurse her at school any time I wanted. Mary and I worked 4 days a week each so she only had to go to school 3 days a week. I assumed that after B got here I’d feel the same. Ready to go back to work. I loved my job. I loved the people I worked with. It was meaningful. I felt like I could help the people in the community who needed healthcare. 5 days after … Continue reading A New Calling