Whew. It's true, I am here. Thankfully the last 3 months are past me. I finally feel like I am getting back into the norm and back to being a fun mom again. I knew having 2 kids was going to be a little more difficult than one but when Kinzi is your first child and a dream baby then you don't know what to expect. Not really. Baiden got sick (well we all did) with a cold. And although he was starting to sleep longer stretches, his cold ruined all that. He was up a lot during the night because he couldn't breath very well through his little nose which was so sad. Then his 2 month shots came and naturally that didn't make anything better. And Kinzi had a cough. Both kids just didn't feel good for about 3-4 weeks on and off. But it was only colds and nothing serious thank goodness. I know things could have been a lot worse.
It also seemed like Baiden took a long time to actually start smiling. That was really rough for me. I felt like he was never happy or that I was not doing my part to give him enough attention and time. But of course when he started to smile and be happy that my life got 5 times better. Knowing I was doing something right at least. Now that he is 3 and a half months old he is so much happier and can keep himself entertained for a while playing. AND this whole past week had slept like a champ. He used to only nap during the day if he was being bounced. As soon as you would stop-he would cry. Now I can swaddle him up, lay him in his crib and he falls fast asleep for about 2 hours ish! Usually it ends up around Kinzi's nap times too. Bliss.
Now I feel like I can start cooking good meals again and maybe just maybe keep my house clean. HAHA ok that one might not happen. In fact, both my kids are asleep right now and clothes need put away that have been sitting for umm 2 days. And I'm sitting, relaxing, blogging. Sometimes I just need the quiet peace and sitting. Can I get an amen mothers?
I Do love being a mom. I love my kids. Love them. And still can't believe I have kidS! 2 of them! Ahh
I also feel like we can start doing fun things. I take Kinzi and Baiden to the park a lot or try to find fun things to do outside. Or just lay on the floor with both of them and play play play. We all love it. I feel like I have come such a long way. I need sleep yes, we all do. But I finally told myself to quit worrying so much about it and just get through the days and to do my best to keep smiles on my kids faces. And soon Phil will be done with all his studies and testing and be a official CPA. We both can't wait till all of that is out of the way. He has been working his tail off.
Now, most of the pictures have nothing to do with anything. Just fun pictures for Grandma's and Aunts and Uncles and whomever else I guess.
My really clean house. Hey at least we are having fun. See that pile of laundry in the corner...oh man.
Now if you made it through all that (even if it was just looking at the pictures) you deserve a high five or cookie or something...