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Cara Bambina - Just You and Me, Kiddo

Cara bambina,

Well, Daddy's gone off with the guys for the weekend. You and I are going to have special Mama-Bambina time. This means you better be on your best behavior so Mama doesn't go nuts and pull out all her hair. I'm still losing so much hair since your birth, I can't spare to lose any more, so work with me here.

Yesterday evening--heck, all of yesterday when I had you, you whined pretty consistantly. I know your teeth are bothering you, but now that the 8th one (OMG! 8?!?!) finally poked through, I hope it will feel better and you will be less fussy. A mama can dream, can't she?

After I put you to bed, last night went pretty well. I heard you cry maybe twice around 1:30, but when I checked the video monitor, you were lying down and had already fallen back to sleep. That. Is. Awesome. Keep that up, please. I had hoped you would do the same at 5:45 this morning, but no luck. You cried, sat up, lied (layed?) back down, cried a little more, and then were standing and crying. That was my cue, and we were up for the morning. But at least it wasn't 5:00 like it was yesterday morning.

We've had a great morning. We played and had breakfast and you went down for your nap a little early. You and I are doing well so far. Just the two of us. Oh, plus the dog and cat, both of whom are also behaving very well. I'm just going to keep my fingers crossed that the rest of the weekend and Monday go this well. But I fear that I've totally jinxed it.

When you get up, we are either going to run errands or hang out with your aunt, uncle, older cousin and the twins. Maybe we can do both! And after your second nap, we are going to your other cousin's 2-year birthday party! It should be a fun day. You tend to be less fussy when I keep you busy, so hopefully this is a good plan.

We both miss Daddy, but he'll be home soon. I hope he is having a good time and getting lots of sleep. He needs it!

Ti amo,
Mama

Comments

Peace said…
Hey there! Thanks for checking in on me. Hope you girls have/had a great day. I am reading right along, but I tell you, The Google is like an addiction, lol. If I could only stop myself, I would probably have more time to blog! Peace
Karen said…
I hope your weekend goes smoothly.
limboland la la said…
hey, hope everything's going well! p.s. do you think that swaddling thing would ever work when nursing? ...just in case...
Don Mills Diva said…
Have a great time at the party!
caramama said…
limboland la la - We are beyond the swaddling. There is no way she would go for it at this point. She's too big and too active and hates to be restrained. I'm trying to remember if I ever used the swaddle while she was nursing, but I honestly can't remember! Wow, that amnesia really does kick in. I must have, but I don't think I did much, because she was all cuddled in while nursing and pretty calm. Hmmm... I'll have to ask Londo if he remembers. Either way, it wouldn't work now. :-)

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