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Cara Bambina - Molars Suck

Cara bambina,

You poor little girl. You had relief from your teething for approximately one day and one night when your right, lower molar broke through. But now you are miserable again, and I know it's the left, lower molar that's doing it. I know this because you are gnawing on everything (especially your hand) on that side of your mouth, and also because I stuck my finger in your mouth to check the tip of the tooth on the right with no problem, but when I touched the left side you cried out. It must be so tender and uncomfortable.

You are fussy and tired, yet not able to sleep well. You didn't take your afternoon nap yesterday, you didn't sleep well last night, and even though exhuasted, you didn't take a morning nap today. Why is it when you need your sleep the most (to get through these tough periods) that it is hardest for you to sleep? That just doesn't seem fair to you, or to me and your daddy.

Hopefully it is so bad because the tooth is right about to break through. I can't wait until all your molars are through. Although the top two aren't even in site yet. Sigh...

But we'll get through this, and you'll feel better soon. Thank goodness your daddy is back home to help us both out, and in fact he is giving me most of this afternoon to nap and play on the computer and do whatever I want. Tomorrow, your daddy will be helping your uncle and his family move, so it'll be just you and me on Mother's Day. I'm thinking we'll do a little shopping and maybe some baking. We'll have a good time!

Ti amo,


Karen said…
Oh no! Hope they come in quickly and give her relief soon. And you, too.
Jezer said…
Molars are brutal. Poor little pumpkin. They are pretty much the worst ones. I hope she feels better soon.

And, Happy Mother's Day!

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