Saturday, December 10, 2011

Priorities shift.

It's funny.  Alllll I want to do today is snuggle this baby.  Kiss these tiny toes.

two months old already!

Oh, and read books to my toddler.  Color with my kindergartener.   Laugh, bake, sing with the older Monkeys.  Watch them play.  I wish I this was all I had to do all day.


There once was a time when these simple pursuits weren't fun enough, precious enough.  I resented the interruptions, the demands, the chaos.  I took them all for granted, and time flew by... way too fast.

I know better now.

*sigh*

Anyway. . . .


Breastfeeding is going very well!  Donovan nurses like a champ.  Unfortunately, he also has silent reflux, so no peaceful nights (or even days) for us yet.  This little elevated "nest" I made for him seems to help a bit:



He nurses frequently, like every 2 hours or so, due to the reflux.  (I've had to nurse him twice while trying to write this short post!  My one-handed typing skills stink....)  Since I haven't attempted one-handed embroidery or sewing yet (nor am I likely to do so!) there isn't much to share on the creative front.  Sure, I've sewn some dryer sachets and some cat toys for my customers in 10-minute spurts, but that's about it.  Well, I am attempting to crochet a Christmas hat for Donovan. . .


. . . but I have no idea what I'm doing, so we'll see if it ends up as a hat or a pot holder.  And if it gets completed before he's out of diapers.  Meanwhile, I'll keep in mind that this too shall pass... and a maybe a little too quickly.