** I just noticed I put this post on the wrong blog!! So I've moved it to here. I am going to try and do some occasional posting and get back into it... motherhood really is a crazy whirlwind!!
I don't get much time to type on the computer so updates are
unfortunately going to be a bit slow. I've been working on my 'birth
story' post in chunks. It's going to be a very long post, so I thought
in the meantime I'd post an update here.
excellent. MJ is a relatively easy going baby at almost 5 weeks old. She
changes so fast though! In the hospital I was already missing being
pregnant and incredibly conscious of how precious each day was with her
because she is growing so quickly! Newborn babies don't do very much.
They're so little and delicate and lovely. And you are swimming with
hormones that make it all the more intense.
The hormones have somewhat abated now and MJ is entering into her first 'wonder week'
meaning she is more awake, more alert, and more of a growing person.
It's also lovely and fascinating, but it's different. And all of it is
passing in a strange haze of endless days at home, of breast feeding,
diaper changes, sleep, and a bit of television.
has been here for 3 weeks, so there is one more week to go. It's been
okay with her here for the most part. Although she's changed all of one
Ah, see how this works- MJ is crying, and the boob bar needs to open. More later when I get a chance!