After Buggy was born, I struggled. I was in a deep dark pit and struggled to climb out. The unthinkable had happened – I had PPMD (postpartum mood disorder). I thought that was something only other people had – people with a previous history of depression. Certainly it couldn’t happen to me!
I am . . . → Read More: PPMD: A Comparison of the Early Days
Jeremiah 1:4-5 (New Living Translation)4 The Lord gave me this message:5 “I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations.”
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The beginning days of breastfeeding. So many things that I had forgotten. I’ll be posting about the specifics of early nursing in the near future. Today – just a few things I had forgotten!
Initial nipple pain – Even though it had only been 3 months since Buggy weaned and I still have some . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding: What I Had Forgotten
I have always dreamed of having a freezer stash of milk. With Buggy, things were so rocky that I was never able to pump extra. This time, it seems that things are different!
I have been giving Buggy about 3oz each day in a sippy. I currently have 3 two-ounce bottles in the fridge.
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Buggy loves having his head rubbed. When he needs consoling, he will walk up to us and put our hands on his head so we’ll rub it. It’s very sweet.
Well, he’s been a trooper with all the craziness and change lately. He is adjusting pretty well, however, he has been quite a bit . . . → Read More: Precious Mommy Moment
So, we have had a rough go of things since coming home from the hospital. My last day there, Buggy came down with an intestinal virus (I am SURE it had NOTHING to do with the fact that he ate off the hospital floor). Hubby and my dad cared for him until I got . . . → Read More: Help in Rough Times
This post is linked at Finer Things Friday since a brand new baby is certainly a finer thing! Also posted on Gratituesday by Heavenly Homemaker.
What a blessing I have to share with you tonight! We are now a family of four! I am seriously outnumbered in the testosterone department – thank goodness our . . . → Read More: A Brand New Birth Story