I’m getting used to this mothering thing. It is wonderful thing, if somewhat mind-boggling at times, that you created this extraordinary life. Then others, you wonder why no one told you all of the pitfalls in store for you. I wouldn’t give it up, but I do wish it was just a bit easier. (No, I know it is not supposed to be easy, but this first month has been difficult in some respects, more so than average.)
Forward: She sleeps for 4-6 hour stretches during the night for a few days
Back: Then the next night she wakes up every 2!
Forward: I’m finally starting to get comfortable with nursing after a very rocky start.
Back: Then she decides to have a growth spurt and chows down more frequently!
Forward: She likes her bath, not crying during any part of it.
Back: The next time, she screams the whole time, and daddy asks what I did to the baby!
But it is all worth it, right?!