yesterday bina turned one year old. its so crazy thinking back to those first weeks of her life when every day felt like a year and i was distraught thinking it was going to be like that forever. so much has happened in the last 12 months. so very much. when i had bina, i was able to take 12 weeks of maternity leave. i dealt with post partum anxiety weeks 2-6. that was the worst month of my life. i thought i would never get myself back and i was no where near the mom i though
our little monkey turned 10 months on friday. 10 months! and she doesn't want to sit still and smile for photos in her little green tub anymore. not that she really did that before. i think the only time she was somewhat still was for her one month photo. little wiggle monster. look how long she is. crazy. when did that happen. let's reflect on some milestones from the last month: 1. cut two more top teeth, for a total of eight! 2. first barfing stomach bug 3. first trip to t
this. i look at this little munchkin and look at my husband and say "i cannot believe we made this." our very own tiny little human. our tiny girl david. i've given up on her looking like me. she is all daddy. it's crazy thinking back to her first weeks and months that were so very hard. it really does just take time. you army crawl through those first three... four... five... months and then everything gets really fun. there are other challenges of course, like teething and
i cannot believe our sweet girl turned seven old months on january 1. of course we were late taking our monthly photo because she came down with RSV (scary acronym for cold from hell). on january 1 she was quite miserable. that night she woke crying unless she was being held by me or david. she would only sleep in our arms. the next day she was totally lethargic and not interested in eating. turned out she was running a 103 temperature and i had a mommy panic attack. a trip t
brittain here. just sharing my journey day to day with lots of laughs along the way.