Oh, Baby!

Standard

baby  Do you ever feel like a substandard parent when you see some of the things other parents are doing? Yep, me neither. I do however think wow, you must have a lot more patience, money and time on your hands than I do.  I started out with great intentions with my first child. With my second, I faced reality and haven’t even tried to kid myself. I know they say these are the precious moments and we should cherish them. And don’t get me wrong, I do. But I can’t capture every single moment on video or make every single thing I see on Pinterest. My daughter is going to be 11 years old in a couple of days and I still haven’t finished her baby book. I guess finish is an inaccurate word. I haven’t even STARTED it yet. I purchased it. I think it has a sonogram photo in it and then… Well things come up, you know?

I see all kinds of cutsie ideas. Dipping the baby’s feet or hands in paint and making some kind of keepsake, making a quilt out of their first outfits, writing poems, having professional photography done, having the baby shoes bronzed, making shadow boxes and on and on. They are great ideas. But, I haven’t slept in two years and some days it is all I can do to get dressed and remember my name. Thank goodness for digital photography. I DO have proof that we did some pretty cool stuff together and had many precious moments.

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Leave a Reply