First thing for bebe

Friends who are moving away in a week, (the same friends who I lent the breastpump and feeding cushion to), just gave us their infant car seat for this baby. It’s brand new and onloy been in a car a handful of times as their daughter outgrew it at 4 months old. Very thoughtful of them, but it felt weird. Now when I see if on the table in the kitchen it feels like it dosen’t belong. I keep thinking like, o they forgot their car seat, then I realize it’s meant for my growing baby.

I want to be as confident as Dave and everyone else, I am doing pretty good at relaxing but I am in a weird phase as I have said many times, I don’t feel really pregnant anymore, well I do, but just better, and I can’t feel the baby move yet, so it’s like easy to forget I am growing another child.

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“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein. When it feels like your world has been shattered, and you have reached rock bottom, you must make a choice: Stay where you are and fade away, or keep moving forward. Thankfully I chose to move forward and was blessed with the two most wonderful children after the death of my first in early labor. Things are looking up.

Posted on August 17, 2009, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. (((((((((((((((((((hugs)))))))))))))))))))))))))))
    I can grok this (and yet not fully grok this, you know). But I want you to know: WE are gonna be positive for you, when you can’t be. When the weight is too big a burden, let us (your friends, collectively) carry it for you.
    I see you in three years, the proud mama of a cRaZy toddler-moving-into-preschooler and I know it’s gonna be a messy fun awesome love filled life you’re in. And one where Evan is cherished and loved and remembered. And where your new baby is cherished and loved and interacted with.
    I have faith, for you, because sometimes it is too hard to have faith for yourself and I remember those days. (Not the same, not the same at all, but… similar.)

  2. I know the feeling. I have TONS of clothes for this baby and I LOVE looking at them over and over again..but they just don’t feel like they are mine..like I wont need to use them..
    It’ll be okay. We’ll get to bring our babies home this time. Gotta stay positive 🙂

  3. I think I sort of understand. My friend T, whom I’ve mentioned a couple of times refused to set up her nursery or have a baby shower before her second was born. We ended up throwing what they call a “sprinkle” in the south where they do a sort of welcoming a couple weeks after babe is born. It’s pretty much a baby shower, just done after the baby arrives. I think it’s kind of fun to do it that way so everyone can welcome the new little one.
    I also can understand that it might be hard to get too excited-esp. when you understand there are dangers invovled.

    • Ya, that is what my wishes are as well, an after party, maybe a Valentines party as the baby should be just under a month old at that point. I just don’t want to tempt fate this time.

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