1. Taking a morning stroll with my baby. Every day, I wake up with the grand idea that today will be the day I take a crisp, morning walk while pushing my sleeping baby in a stroller. The problem? I have no idea where my sneakers are, and the DKNY sneaker-flats, while cute, are … [Read more...] about 5 Things I Want to Do Everyday but Never Get Around to Doing
Yes, you read that correctly. I am spending yet another day using and abusing the service of grandparents. I think I've eaten more in the past three days than I have since I came home from the hospital. And you know what? I don't hate it. Tonight, I get to do exciting things, … [Read more...] about Another Relatively Babyless Day
Furthering my campaign for "Worst Mom of the Year", I had a meltdown yesterday which included the shocking request of "please-get-this-baby-away-from-me-before-I-lose-it". Surprisingly, my husband had more difficulty handing over the reins than I did. Last night, we had our first … [Read more...] about Life Without the Baby: Anxiety Attack or an Extended Weekend of Bliss?
In the past week, I've been waking up to a very smiley baby. He looks into my eyes, coos, and giggles. I thought we were bonding. I thought he was happy to see me. I thought wrong.This morning, as I was boiling water, making coffee, and cleaning the kitchen (yes, at the same … [Read more...] about Entertaining Himself: Ways in Which My 7 Week Old Doesn’t Need Me
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