Tuesday, January 31, 2012

It Takes Having Two to Realize how Easy it Is to Have One


Here I am again, back to my normal (and I use the term loosely) self. During the nine straight months of nausea, irritability, and general sickness, I couldn't muster up the charge to write anything; let alone cook, clean, or do anything other than make sure my toddler didn't dive off elevated surfaces head-first. But now I sit with ten minutes of “me time” for the first instance since Hunter was born in November. Granted, Avery is bopping her Diego and Baby Jaguar toys up and down my left arm, but you take what you can get.

Don't misread my intention from the title of my post; I don't mean to imply that infants aren't easy (eating, sleeping, pooping, repeat- that's their daily schedule, correct?), but I had Avery's and my days completely mapped out before, and now it takes seven hours to get out of the house.
If asked what she'd like to wear, Avery's choice is a frilly dress each time.  She usually layers a half a dozen necklaces on top, too.  Such a fashionista.


So, I ask you to please share- what are some of your personal “tricks” to make child-rearing a delightful experience?

I'll go first: after breast feeding for a grand total of two weeks, we began exclusively formula-feeding the baby (an expense and a chore to make). Using the powder (much cheaper than the pre-made stuff), I make a huge batch that lasts about two days and pour into a pitcher.

I have no idea if this is an innovative idea or something that is so antiquated that I should be given the corny award for excellence in a cliched lifestyle, but I thought I'd pony up a response as well.

Anyway, here's my new kid...
"Sometimes I like to lie in a basket."

11 comments:

  1. So glad you're back! Your baby is so cute! No ideas here, but I'll totally try the pitcher of formula if we have another one!

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  2. If you figure out any more time-savers, let me know...

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    1. Nếu bạn là chủ sở hữu căn nhà, bạn có quyền quyết định chọn vật liệu gia cong inox, gia cong sat, sat my thuat để thi công trong dự án; hoặc quyết định thay đổi cua inox, cua sat, giuong tang...Cần lập kế hoạch một cách chi tiết cho căn nhà của bạn khi muốn thêm bất kì thay đổi nào để có được những sản phẩm noi that sat, noi that inox đồng bộ.Tất cả những vấn đề phát sinh xảy ra mà không được tính toán trước khiến bạn mất không ít những chi phí khi trong quá trình xây dựng, đôn giá công trình lên rất nhiều, hi vọng qua những lưu ý của các chuyên gia bạn sẽ rút ra được kinh nghiệm và có biện pháp loại bỏ chi phí thi công vô lý khi xây nhà. bang hieu, cong chao su kien, poster, gian hang hoi cho cũng hết sức phong phú và hấp dẫn các doanh nghiệp cũng như cá nhân khi có nhu cầu thiết kế thi công su kien quang cao với mức giá phải chăng và hợp túi tiền. Nhu cầu tuyển dụng: Tyen tho moc noi that, tho sofa, tuyen tho sat-tho inox, tuyen tho ho- thơ thach cao- tho son nuoc,Tuyen tho moc go tu nhien,Tuyen tho moc moc cham khac hoa van go,Tuyen tho da tu nhien, da nhan tao

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  3. Diego and Dora have taken over at my house, too. Fortunately, it gets easier to find time for yourself as time goes on. Don't fret!!

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