We don’t even own a pack n’ play or a play yard. We did but it was never used so we sold it. If I’m doing the dishes Wesley is playing with his toy kitchen in the kitchen, if Daddy is playing video games then Wesley is playing with his cardboard house next to the TV, if I’m going to the bathroom Wesley is pulling his bath toys out to play with them, and so on. Once I started asking myself WHY we do things it helped me become more consistent and confident in my day to day choices.
It’s true that a one year won’t remember their first birthday and they probably won’t care if you throw them a party or not but for us his first birthday party wasn’t only a celebration of Wesley but also a celebration of us making it successfully through our first year as parents. We stayed in …
Wesley and Princess Leia are doing really well together. He loves chasing her around and she loves when he is sleeping. I’ve never been scared that she would hurt him.
I’ve noticed that I tend to do a lot of reflective thinking while I’m sick, it’s probably the drama queen in me being reminded of my mortality while sneezing my brains out.