Oh friends!! How I miss blogging and connecting with you all. Baby girl is 12 days old and right now I feel like we are still in survival mode. Reality has sunk in and this mom thing is sure hard some days but so rewarding! I love looking at her sweet little face as she wails for the third hour in a row. Or a few nights ago when all she needed was her momma. But it is so not easy. Soon I hope to share with you all little Clara’s birth story (because it’s awesome!!) but I’m waiting until I have the birth photos so you can get the full picture. So stay tuned for that!!
But in the meantime I hang out on the couch knowing this too shall pass. I now have mastitis on top of a staph infection I already had. Little girl dropped over 14% in her first three days of life and now has only gained 2 ounces back. We are on a nursing/pumping/formula schedule every two hours. Difficult but so worth it!! I don’t say this for you to feel sorry for us, but it’s just reality. And one day I will want to remember these days. I will look back and laugh at how exhausted we were.
So until then, come share with us what you’ve been up to! Since I haven’t had much time lately for DIY, I need to live vicariously through you all.
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Take a look at this fun wooden snowflake made by Little House of Four. Made all from scrap wood had on hand.
I’m loving this scrabble tile Christmas ornament shared at last week’s party by Typically Simple. Go check it out!
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