Wow, that 1st month went fast. I feels like we just brought him home. Crazy.
Weight: I’m not sure what he’s weighing, we have a Dr appointment in a few weeks so we’ll find out then. I know he’s growing…he’s just about done with his 0-3 clothes. They almost don’t snap anymore. Some brands of his 0-3 clothing stopped fitting him 2 weeks ago. BIG boy. Not sure about my weight, I have my post-partum appointment next week. With the support of my wonderful Merfman I braved the dressing room and got 2 new pairs of jeans (non-maternity, whoo!) and I feel SO much better wearing real clothes. Yea, the size is the largest I’ve ever purchased, but I care way more about how I feel than what that number says.
What Riley is up to: He’s much more alert! When he looks at us I feel like he’s “seeing” us. We’ve had a few smiles and some very flirty looks :) He discovered his reflection last week and had his first swim in Grandma and Grandpa’s pool!
Who’s the fine looking baby in the mirror?
BIG moment for me! As a lifetime lover of the water I was so excited to introduce Riley. He’s a fan :)
Baby feet :)
Baby Gear: Activity mat. He’s loving that mirror :) Size 1 diapers. He’s got a very narrow waist, but the newborns aren’t quiet keeping up with the “output” knowwhatimean? Ford EDGE. So, we got a new car on Saturday. Merfman wanted to make some changes to the family fleet which would have made my Mini the primary family car. It’s perfect for me and Riley, but doesn’t function well for the 3 of us. As sad as I was, I said goodbye to ICEE…I asked them to find her a good home. I loved that car. So, for Riley’s 1 mont birthday he got a new car! It’s really nice and has amazing suspension, not to mention all the other bells and whistles…leather, heated seats, nav system. Fancy. It’s going to be in the family for a long time so we decided to make it worth it. Riley likes his new car :)
Thoughts: Going back to work. Oh man, I had no idea how even the thought of leaving Riley makes me all sweaty and teary-eyed. Mama hormones much? I’m really hoping the bossman and I can figure out a plan since I can’t even imagine leaving Riley with someone else for 40+ hours a week. I know so many Moms that make it work, but I just don’t think I can do it. The thing that gets me is…at the end of this year…someday when Riley is in school…at the end of my life…will I regret not getting him nanny or will I regret missing out on these first months/years of his life? In the bigger picture what matters more? I know we’ll figure it out but I had no idea it would be this hard.