It took you 9 months to have a baby, it’ll likely take you at least that same amount of time to get your body back. It’s fair to say it will never look exactly the same as it was before though – your hips may be slightly larger, stomach a little stretched out, maybe some extra fat will be lingering in new places.
It’s been a while, I know. We’ve been away for spring break visiting my family which would have been fun had everyone not been sick. Continue reading
Often times, our pets are our first “babies.” You need to feed them, give them attention, clean up their poop, take them to the doctor, and clean up their messes. It is the first time, as an adult, that you may have been responsible for any being besides yourself. Your pet is your friend, maybe confidant, and a loyal companion who doesn’t judge, talk back or demand too much.
Day seems relatively easy compared to night with a newborn. Just imagine, you’ve gotten though the day with your baby, maybe you got to shower and do some dishes, and now you just want to get a good night’s rest. You lie down, with a sigh of relief, and just about the second you start to doze off, you hear the all-too familiar whimpering of your newborn. NOOOOO!!!!!!! Continue reading
I learned several things after having 4 children: things to do and not to do; things to buy and not to buy; and people to listen to and not to listen to. Continue reading
I think the scariest thing for a first time parent is bringing your baby home. You don’t realize at the time, that the nurses helped take care of you and baby, and now that responsibility lies solely with you (and maybe your husband a little if you’re lucky). Continue reading
So it’s past midnight; I’m groggy, my cheeks are tear-stained, eyes swollen, pain meds starting to wear off, and I get wheeled to my room. Ummmmm, are you sure this isn’t a closet? Continue reading
He checked me (basically reaching up my hoo-haa quite roughly, I must add), and as I writhed in pain, he snorted, “if you can’t handle the exam, how are you ever going to deliver a baby?” (TRUE STORY!!!)
I keep seeing reports about giant babies (which I have no idea how any woman could pass through her) and wonder if they are a hoax or in fact, real. To be honest, I know a lot of people, and the biggest baby I’ve ever heard of was 10 something, 9 seems to be more common for a bigger baby. Continue reading