Some of the people Faith got to meet this weekend…
Right before dinner last night, Faith threw up what seemed like her body weight in milk. It just kept coming and coming and coming, warm but tickly as it trickled down my soaked shirt into my belly button. The best part is that I barely batted an eye. I just stood there for a moment, plotted out my plan of action, then got to it.
Highs …I had the pleasure of visiting with several friends this week. It was good for my soul to get out of the house! Thank you Suzie, Lucy, Julie, Stephanie and Kristen for good company, encouragement and conversation this week. …We settled on a date for Faith’s baptism, as well as a date for a trip back “home” to Louisiana to visit family and friends.
It’s 9:28 p.m. To blog or shower? Or go to sleep and try to get in a few minutes of rest before the next feeding? Tonight I decided to blog and shower. (Maybe I’ll get in a few minutes of sleep if I type quickly!) I am still heartily enjoying my precious newborn baby, but I’m starting to battle a bit of the baby blues I
So far, Faith has been a real angel baby! What a lovely blessing and a sweet new spirit in our family. She had her days and nights figured out from birth, I think, which has been a sort of best case scenario for me and nighttime sleep. I’m still tired much of the time, but not desperately so. Faith also has the most easygoing disposition
Lately, I’ve been adjusting to having my heart grow so much bigger in such a short time that it has nearly taken my breath away. 🙂 I’m in love with my little girl and I honestly haven’t desired to do much else other than nurse her and snuggle with her! Holding my little Faith about 10 seconds after she came out! My delivery was an
She’s here! Faith Lucia Franco was born (on her due date!) on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 2:20pm. She was 7lb, 8oz and by all accounts was the picture-perfect healthy term baby! We truly had a happy labor and delivery (as “happy” as labor gets, anyway:), and Michael and I could both feel the prayers of family and friends giving us extra grace and courage!
Michael and I have been “ready” for this baby for about two weeks now. We’ve had the bags packed, the pack n’ play set up and ready, diapers and wipes stocked and organized, the van washed and vacuumed, the car seat installed, the baby toys and clothes ready, the linens washed and ready, and my extensive summer list of To-Do’s (mostly) tackled. I’m ready to