Why is it that babies smell so sweet? I swear I’m kissing this boy’s little face so often! I can’t get over how sweet he smells. This must be the good stuff of motherhood eh? Every time I kiss him, he puckers his lips and make this funny face. I wonder what is going through his head! Anyway, things are going well in our house. The emotional times seem to be coming less often, which is nice. It’s weird to start crying and not really know why though. I’m not sad. Quite the opposite! I am so happy with my girl and this lovable little boy…I couldn’t ask for more. But the hormones are funny things and make you feel all weepy and uncontrollable. I hate that feeling. But, I think it’s getting better. Not that it was terrible to begin with I guess. Yesterday I told Karli (after she got home from work), “I only cried once today!” Ha. I was quite proud. She just responded “That’s great baby!”. This new life takes some getting used to! Breastfeeding seems to be getting a little easier, though the milk is still flowing everywhere. I am going through the receiving blankets like crazy, and Karli’s laundry job is now full-time! We’ve also had many laughs with Lach the last few days. He is quite the gaseous little man. He lets ’em rip any time of the day and has peed on me 3 times (and his face, poor thing), and has had the runny yellow poop explode out of him just when I’m getting the new diaper on him. We’ve been having fun every step of the way with this boy. We even went out to dinner last night for the first time since Lachlan was born. I made sure he was fed, and we were off for some Mexican! It was so nice to get out of the house and bring the little boy with us. I think we may even try it again tonight, though Karli has gotten quite the cold – poor girl. I’m feeling much better “downtown” now though, thankfully. The stinging has lessoned and now just feels like someone punched me. Seriously. The stitches should start absorbing into my body soon…I hope. They are a little annoying at this point. Also, the swelling in my body has gone away, and I can now wear my rings again. SO happy about that. I felt so naked without them on. My uterus is shrinking and shrinking too, so my belly is getting flatter now! Okay, baby boy wants out of his swing now. I forgot to mention this before, but once you learned that his name was Lachlan, did you guys get the nickname (Nessy)? We had 3 people in total guess his name from the nickname. Nessy = Lochness Monster = Lachlan. We got it from N.apoleon Dynamite where Napoleon is giving a presentation about the Lochness Monster and says, “Blew Nessy out of the water….”. I don’t know. We’re crazy. Anyway, just wondering if you guys got that or not. We’re not calling him that anymore (his nickname is “Lach”) but I still think it was cute for throughout the pregnancy!!!
Ps. Meg had asked how the doggies were adjusting. Honestly, AWESOME. They are fascinated by him and want to kiss him in his fact ALL THE TIME. No problems at all with them….they are such good dogs and just find Lachlan amusing. One more thing for them to lick!!!
Lots of love to you all.