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Madelyn - 5 months

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Hi baby girl! We've had a crazy two months but you have done so well and are growing up so fast. Could you maybe slow down just a little? Just a tad? Right now you are laying in the recliner beside me with your boppy and a stuffed frog kicking my arm just as hard as you can. I love looking over and seeing you playing happily.


This month you started eating food, real live food. Well not LIVE food, but food that doesn't come ouf of my breast. You LOVE eating! You join us in your highchair every night for dinner and so far you've had carrots, green beans, and now sweet potatoes. I can't tell which one you like most just yet because you make little bird lips for them all. You love to stick your hand in your mouth and making a huge mess in the 5 seconds it takes me to reload your spoon.

This month we also moved. I can't begin to tell you how hard it was on Mommy to leave our house. To leave the house I brought you home to. To leave the house that you first smiled in, whe…

Happy Easter!

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Me a clingy mom? Never!

Yeah um, so maybe I'm a little more clingy than I should be and I'll contribute it directly to anxiety.

My almost 5 month old daughter still sleeps in our room in her pack n play because what if there's a fire between my room and hers, you know one that spontaneously occurs in the hall because of that rogue match from where the dog was smoking a cigar? Or what if a burgler breaks in and kills only the people in one room and then she'll be without parents and nobody would know we're dead and how long would she cry before somebody found her and would she think we abandoned her and that we didn't love her? Yeah, my mind is a scary place to be sometimes. I admit that it's a short jump from normal to crazy and I make it daily, back and forth, hippity hop....5 little froggies jumping on a bed...I fell off and cracked my head.

I've pretty well convinced myself that those are stupid reasons and am this close to moving her to her crib and then last night she bu…