Don’t get me wrong, I love my role, but when you have a real little one the days pretty much run together. Though I will say I’m considering getting a little wild tonight. This means pumping in the evening and having a glass (or TWO?!) of wine before hitting the hay at 9:30. I told you… WILD.
Let’s keep things light and chat about some things rocking my world lately, shall we?
Hanging out with Kaitlyn. I’m sure I surprised you with that one. She is three weeks old today and really starting to fill out. She’s starting to give little smiles while nursing and is losing the newborn, wrinkled look which I love and want to cry about all at once. Motherhood is a strange mix of emotions.
The blog Camp Patton.
Have you read Grace’s tales of mothering her 4 kiddos? She’s hilarious in the I-feel-like-we-are-friends-but-she-doesn’t-know-who-I-am-and-is-that-creepy kind of way. Go check her out!
Baby Apps for the iPhone.
I’ve been using this baby feeding timer app since day one and love that it tracks and graphs all Kaitlyn’s meals, allows me to log ounces I’ve pumped and reminds me which side to start on at the next feeding, which is surprisingly hard to recall sometimes.
I also use this white noise app daily. If I let Kaitlyn get overtired (oops) a good swaddle and a little white noise will knock her right out. We prefer the vacuum cleaner option at the moment.
Pinning workouts. I’m itching to get back to working out, but don’t think I’m completely healed and ready to go just yet. I’ve started taking short walks (ok, so I took one short walk yesterday) but have a slew of great circuits and workouts sitting on my pinterest ready to be used. I’m considering trying Jen’s arm workout today just to tide me over.
Smoothies and juices. We’ve been on a kick around here. We sadly just finished up all of our mango protein mix, but my vanilla protein should arrive today meaning I foresee some vanilla peanut butter banana smoothies happening soon. I’m pretty excited!
Panera’s decision to drop all food additives by 2016. I’m impressed that Panera is taking this initiative and hope others follow suit.
Looking at pictures from our family/newborn session. I really love so many of them and am trying to decide which ones to print and frame and whether I should turn some into canvases? Would anyone really be opposed to an entire gallery wall of photos from the same session? I didn’t think so…
What are you loving lately?!