So as part of getting me ready to go back to work we have been slowly building up the time Sidekick is away from me and staying with my folks.
Now that I have a breast pump Sidekick has spent her longest time away from me. Not a whole day, that’s coming soon, but a good 5 hours.
She did really well. No fuss at all.
I did well too!
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Being a first time mum or dad is hard. I know I’ve said that before and I’m sure I’ll say it again, but it really is.
I fully appreciate now what people said, that you really don’t get how hard being a parent is until you are one. What worries me is that I’m only just getting going on this whole parenting journey.
The thing about being a parent is learning to trust your instincts, your feelings etc.
I think when you have a firecracker baby it is even more difficult!
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So I keep on and on about how Sidekick is a Velcro baby, High Intensity, High Demand yadda yadda yadda. What exactly does that mean though?
All babies are different and all babies have times when there are more intense than others.
Sidekick and other Velcro/High Demand babies are different though.
Simply put they are intense all the time!
Continue reading “The lowdown on a High Demand Baby”
The fourth trimester oh how I wish I knew about you before Sidekick arrived.
Now there is actually a lot of information about it on the web but I found that the parenting books didn’t touch upon it.
So here’s a crash course on the fourth trimester and tips for embracing it.
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So I’m going to reveal a shocking truth, you ready…sometimes parenthood feels too demanding and overwhelming.
Continue reading “Warning being a parent is hard!”
So I’ve been rambling on in a few posts about parenting, what parenting means to me and the term ‘attachment parenting’ keeps popping up.
What exactly is attachment parenting?
Well here’s what it means to me.
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