One month!

This has been one amazing, if blurry, month. Very slowly, we are starting to find a teeny, tiny, tip of a toe to stand on. Aside from learning all about a new person, there is a lot to learn about all the things that go with said little person. Things you don’t really think about until you need to do them or figure out something isn’t … quite … right, as you’re trying to do it. Like the difference between slow and fast nipples on bottles. Or the 74 steps (only a slight exaggeration) one must take to get the Moby wrap on, never mind trust it to hold a baby.

New in the last week:

  • Took her first bottle from Dad, with no trouble at all.
  • Had her first regular bath, which she found to be so-so.
  • Spent her first days home with just Mom and the dogs, receiving more than a few licks on the head.
  • Started a new class with Mom and a group of other new moms and babies. She only wrecked two outfits before we headed out the door.
  • Tolerated a little tiny bit of tummy time.
  • Started focusing on the mobile above her swing for minutes at a time.
  • Started a bedtime routine, which kind of, sort of worked, meaning she went to sleep between 7 and 9 p.m. five nights in a row. Now to keep sleeping until morning …

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