One thing first time parents often worry about is if having a baby will change who they are as a person. And, if it does, is it a change for better, or for worse?There are so many ways your life changes after you have a baby. You no longer have the independence to "drop everything" and play hooky or even grab a late bite. When you look at the clock, and it's 2AM, you're not … [Read more...] about Will Having a Baby Make Me a Different Person?
Mr. Bottlesoup took Monster to his grandma's so I could "relax".A clean kitchen, vacuumed floors, and dinner plans safely say I've forgotten how to do that. However, I've finally acquired time management skills. A quality that one of my college professors would constantly berate me over. "Mrs. Bottlesoup, if you'd only stop procrastinating, your work would be worthy of a … [Read more...] about How Having a Baby Has Changed My Life
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 "back to normal", but I'm impatient. And I'm too tired to really do anything about it. I'm worried … [Read more...] about Happy Baby, Not So Happy Mom