Clark is wonderful. He's rarely fussy, and he frequently smiles. He's adorable. But I'm exhausted, and I'm having a hard time adjusting to my new role. I felt fine for the first few weeks, but, now, I just feel frustrated with myself. I know it will take time for my body to get … [Read more...] about Happy Baby, Not So Happy Mom
This morning, Clark woke up at 11:50AM. And so did I. Thus, my glorious day of shopping, coffee drinking, and indulging my 35-year-old husband's video game lust. After braving the world of Buy Buy Baby and saving over $50 on formula, Brian asked to go to GameStop. Naturally, I … [Read more...] about Starbucks, Buy Buy Baby, Midnight Release Party for GTA, and How Much I Hate Pumping
Yes, you read that right: silence. Silence with a 6 week old. Does such a luxury exist? And accompanied by caffeine and chocolate? What a perfect, blissful morning.Clark is currently snuggling with Brian while I happily navigate the internet and, then, I remember: I SHOULD BE … [Read more...] about Silence and 5 Things I Wish I Knew During Pregnancy
Weighing in at nearly 16 pounds, the scale makes it easier to believe how quickly Clark is growing. At 6 weeks old, he is a pretty large baby. He's almost doubled his birth weight in less than two months. And, while my muscles ache from carrying this lug, I feel great.And I … [Read more...] about It’s Been 6 Weeks Already? Hallelujah.
Since Clark has been born, I used my KitchenAid once. I made meatballs. While delicious, that adventure in cooking did not satiate my desire to bake. I don't like cupcakes, at all. I don't like cake either. In fact, I don't really like dessert. It's not my thing. But I really … [Read more...] about Things I Look Forward to Doing While Clark is Sleeping