A journey into Parenthood & dealing with loss

After a particularly tough couple of nights, with little sleep before BSquirt is even here, I am going to take this post to heart and make sure that I enjoy every tiring, exhausting minute of the next few years. Because as this post states – the time will pass way too quickly.

Ever since we brought our new daughter home, her older brothers have been the first to tell me when she is crying, whimpering, or smelling a little suspicious.  “Somebody needs you,” they say.  I have no idea how this little saying started, but at first it sort of annoyed me.  I could be enjoying a quick shower… “Mommy, somebody needs you.  The baby is crying.”  Or, sitting down for a second, quite aware that the baby was beginning to stir from a nap…. “Mama, somebody needs you!”  Okay!  I get it already!  And not to mention that the newborn’s needs pale in comparison to the needs of 2 little boys.  Somebody always needs a snack, a band-aid, a different sock, ice cubes in their water, a NEW Paw Patrol, a stream of snot wiped, a hug, a story, a kiss.  Some days never seem to end, and the monotony of being “needed”…

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Comments on: "“Mommy, Somebody Needs You.”" (1)

  1. Yes, being a “Mommy” made my life worthwhile!

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