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“Spit-Up Fest 2008 and How to Wear a Baby”

Today was the first day with no tears as I dropped Victor off at baby-school.  I'm so proud of myself!  I feel like super-strong mommy. 

This morning was going well - last night was pretty good too.  This was the first 6-hour -sleep-night.  Then, it was first breakfast at 5:30, and then he went back to sleep while I showered.  I even had time to fix my hair and put on makeup!  As soon as I got ½ dressed though, Victor woke up with a vengeance.  I changed his diaper and took off his jammies, and just being mostly naked seemed to make him happier.  Second breakfast started at 6:30 and was some really nice morning cuddle-time.  I used to rush around so much in the morning, and now I really enjoy taking it slow.  Morning cuddles stick with me all day - it's the memory of those cuddles that I just love.  But I digress...after nursing and cuddling I dressed Vic, and then started to finish dressing myself.  He spit up on himself.  I changed him.  He spit up on me.  I changed me.  He spit up on himself.  I changed him.  Now I was running late, but I got out the door and to baby-school on time and to work only 5 minutes behind schedule.   I'm sure days like this won't be few for the next couple decades...

While surfing the web last night looking at baby clothes, I happened on a few things I wanted to share with any other new moms out there.  I found a website all about "babywearing".  They (they being this website) say that "wearing" your baby can help keep them calm and sleep better.  Interesting.  Check it out - there was a lot of information and it was all pretty interesting to read.  (www.wearyourbaby.com)

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