Three weeks in I am starting to feel more like myself again. I can move around almost as good as I could before I was pregnant although I have to keep reminding myself to take it easy because I get tired very quickly. Despite the fact that Noa is great at night, she eats and goes back to sleep in about 30-45 minutes. 5 or 6 hours of sleep a night is wearing on me. I try to get a nap in when ever I can but it dosent always happen. Otherwise she’s a good baby, eats good, is starting to “play”, and loves it when I sing to her. She has her moments of frustration with that painful newborn screaming, like almost every time she gets her diaper changed. And other times she is as peaceful as can be and She’s getting bigger by the minute.
Talia and Jordan are sleeping fairly well, thankfully. It’s been several nights since one or both have ended up in our bed. I’m sure I’ll regret uttering that statement tomorrow. Someone usually wakes up and calls for us in the middle of the night, but a big hug and a quite song usually sends them back to sleep in minutes. So I am mentally preparing myself for another few years of sleep deprivation and the forgetfulness and lack of patience that comes with it.
Baby Noa hasn’t changed the girls behavior all that much, she dosent impact there lives really, at least not yet. I can’t always go to them like I use to be able to, but I do my best to talk them through boo boos or a frustrating task. For the most part they go about being busy toddlers pretending and playing. And telling me, “we just need to play a little bit” when I tell them it’s time to come inside for dinner.
Yesterday was the girls one week birthday! I can’t believe we have had them for seven days already, well, minus Monday which was spent mostly in the emergency room because of my Bells Palsy issue, but more on the nightmare of leaving your babies on their first day home later. TODAY was a great day, we got all dressed up and took pictures to celebrate.
HAPPY ONE WEEK TALIA AND JORDAN!
– mommy and daddy love you a lot.
My husband and I are having such an amazing time with our sweet little girls, yes it’s a lot but right now we have Pachelle the baby nurse saint, more on her later and my mother in law, who is here to stay for as long as we can keep her. So between the two of them I am able to get the rest I need to heal, my husband can go to work for a few hours each day and we all are staying very well fed thanks to my husbands mother.