My son Jack is 5 weeks old as of yesterday and thriving! Our journey started off a bit bumpy but things are sorting themselves out and the road is much smoother these days. Oh, and an exciting tidbit, I’m typing this into a note on my phone while Jack is nursing… with NO NIPPLE SHIELD. Woot woot! I may not have showered or slept more than 10 hours in two days, but I’m pretty sure I’m winning at mom life right now.
Those two little lines appear on the pregnancy test and you jump for joy with your partner. The doctor confirms, and when the time is right, you inform loved ones and commence meticulous planning. Researching the safest cribs and shopping for tiny, printed onesies and all things adorable, begins. Next comes choosing a name and determining your birth plan. Then you begin reading parenting books and deciding what type of child rearing techniques you’ll apply. At this point, it seems you’ve got it all figured out and the blueprint of your happy little family seems to be superbly falling into place.