I have loved my baby boy every single second – he is the light of my life. My occasional mixed feelings don’t make me a bad person. They make me human. Some days I am better at believing this than others.
Lesson #16 – Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
Why couldn’t I ask for more information so that I could understand why it wasn’t necessary? What had I said that was so offensive?
Lesson #11 – Comparison is said to be the thief of joy (But how do I stop comparing?)
How dare she say that to my friend! Why would she say that? Why is it even important to her how that baby was born? Isn’t the main thing that the birth resulted in a health baby and mumma?
Lesson #9 – Just because it worked for you doesn’t mean it will work for me (and that’s okay)
Have you ever been in a situation where you were given advice, but all you heard was judgement? When you got home later, you thought of all the things that you could have said in reply. I had moments like this constantly for the first few months of Ollie’s life. I was often left feeling frustrated since…
Lesson #8 – Assumptions are always correct. (Unless you’re human and then this may on occasion be untrue)
So if you are thinking that I spent my life before Ollie being a judgemental so-and-so. You would be 100% correct. I was a big ol’ know it all who in reality knew not much at all. Suffice to say that things have changed just a wee bit since my ginger haired munchie joined us. In…