Thursday, January 8, 2009

Your Wildest Dreams...

What an amazing 11 days. So far I've been pooped on, peed on, vomited on and screamed at by a 9 pound dictator that I give in to every demand on. The crazy part? I keep coming back for more with a smile on my face. Perhaps they slipped something in my epidural to chemically trick my brain into tolerating abuse from this little guy that I wouldn't accept normally. Seriously, if anyone else ever tried to poop on me, I just wouldn't stand for it.

I'm already creating a monster. Baby sleeps in his bassinet from about 12 to 3:30, but after that it is time to snuggle in bed with Mom for the rest of his sleep. I know that when you get a puppy they say you better not bring the puppy into bed unless you want to lose your bed, and I'm sure it works the same way with babies, but I just can't help it. In fact, Mommy needed to get up and wait for the landscapers to show up, so baby is happily snuggled up next to dad right now. Seriously though. It is winter. Freezing. Brrrr... I don't want the baby to catch a cold, so he has to sleep with us for warmth. /nod.

From Baby Michael, Week 2


  1. What a sweet little guy. And, I say, to each his own. However, our bed is not yet big enough to accommodate a new born, a 4.5 year old, a husband and a rather large cat. Bed time stories on our bed are hard enough. Enjoy every moment! :)

  2. He's so cute! Congratulations. I still sleep with mine, and he's almost 2. I love it.

  3. Shhh ... lots of us sleep with our babies. And LOVE it! There's even research showing it reduces the risk of SIDS. And babies who sleep with their mamas grow better because they get more of the calorie-dense milk that mama's body makes while she is sleeping. Also, he'll never be this little again -- no need to worry about spoiling. You've got 18 years to help him become an independent young man. So don't be hard on yourself -- you're doing what generations of mamas before you have done, and you're giving that wee one the best start: a life filled with love, security, and trust. Congratulations!