When Hanna was first born, she was so tiny that we had to put a special headrest in her swing to keep her supported. Yesterday she was two weeks old, and she’s already outgrown the headrest.
call her green, for the children who’ve made her
Archive for September, 2010
Some babies have explosive diapers. Others just like to pee on everything. Hanna’s medium of choice is vomit. I’m amazed, with the amount she throws up, that she manages to keep any food in her stomach at all, but apparently she does, because she had gained a whole pound at her doctor’s appointment today, which [...]
As a direct result of me falling in love with Ryan, there is a new person in the world. That’s an idea that’s going to take some getting used to.
Ryan and I are both dancing around in extremely giddy moods this morning because we got more sleep last night than we have since we brought Hanna home. She only woke us up every three hours! It’s probably too much to hope for a repeat performance tonight. Also, when I was burping her after her [...]
Hanna is one week old today. When she was born, her hands and feet were all wrinkly, like they had slightly too much skin for their size. They’re not wrinkly anymore, now they are smooth and plump.
Hanna had her first doctor’s appointment today, and one of the fun things we learned was that a well-stocked diaper bag contains not only new diapers, but new clothes. We learned this while we were waiting for the doctor, and Ryan tried to change Hanna on the exam table, at which point Hanna decided that [...]
Looking at Susquehanna asleep in her swing, I can’t believe she was ever actually inside of me, or that she ever wasn’t here. She’s so perfect, with her big blue eyes and her long fingers and toes. And so much long, dark hair, just like her father! It’s strange, I know this feeling will probably [...]