– Do laundry
– Sort outgrown baby clothes
– Clean bathrooms
– Farmers’ market & grocery store
– Rub baby’s tummy until he poops
It’s ok to be jealous.
In the last four and a half months, I’ve learned a lot, and realized the infinite list of things I will need to learn over the course of, well, forever. Just a sampling of what’s cropped up so far:
I’ve heard lots of “You’re not a real mom until you’ve…” things, and I hereby submit my day for the respectful consideration of the Real Mom Committee. You may see this sweet little face and think “Awww, what a cutie!”
And you would be right. However, the following is also true:
I started and deleted four different posts tonight. Everything from the shallow waters of The Voice premiere (Team Blake!) to deep thoughts about some of the ugliness we see around us daily.
And then my sweet, powdery, slightly sweaty, milky, drooling, smiling, babbling baby snuggled into my shoulder and started snoring.
And I forgot it all.