Friday, December 13, 2013
my 2 month baby is...
smiling a lot. especially when you sing ridiculous songs and make weird noises.
sleeping well at night, eight hours this week!
still super fussy in the evenings.
taking Zantac for acid reflux, we think it's helping...
weighing in 11 lbs and 4 ounces. big chubby boy!
has a umbilical hernia that's squishy and weird.
getting a big Morrison head which makes his hair line look like an old man.
better at the pacifer. still likes the soothie more than the mam.
recognizing mom and dad, can follow us around the room.
we love our graham man... he's serious and stubborn and oh so strong.
Friday, December 6, 2013
motherhood is one hundred times more difficult than I thought it would be.
maybe it's the hours spent consoling an over tired boy who you love so much it hurts, but that fact alone won't help him sleep. and he just screams and falls asleep, then five minutes later he's screaming again.
maybe it's the husband who serves his country and loves his wife but has to leave her for days and days. how I love him for sitting on the phone with me and listening to me sob for an hour because of the over tired boy.
maybe it's because of Christmas and it's the first one I won't spend with my family. I wish I could just drive to my mom's house when husband's away and let her watch over tired boy so I can take a hot bath. then we could all snuggle and watch Christmas Vacation in front of the tree by the fire.
maybe it's the freezing rain that greeted California hours after husband left. ain't no sunshine when he's gone. the chilled air makes my bones ache.
mothers, i applaud you.
tuesday, come faster.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Nana and Papa Kearns came this week. (I can call them that now that I'm a momma).
We decided to venture up to Muir Woods, something we've been wanting to do for a while.
It was beautiful and so cold. We bundled G up in lots of blankets and he slept the whole time.
(Gotta love the ERGObaby Carrier.)
Although I miss the snow a little tiny bit, it was nice to be out in the cold crisp woods without getting soaking wet. I don't miss that part.
Now the house is quiet, I've been left all alone again. Poor me :)
I have big plans for Christmas crafting and baking, book reading, money budgeting and house cleaning.
Lets just hope fussy fussy baby boy lets me.
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