I am currently snuggled on the couch with Miles snoring on me. It feels like a good recovery day from our first day away from each other yesterday.
So, yesterday. I dropped Miles off at day care and I didn’t cry. That’s good right? I kept thinking to myself that Miles is a really happy, easy, well-adjusted baby so he would do just fine. And he did. He was great. They love him and his dimpled grins, and apart coming home smelling like old lady he appears to be unharmed from spending 6.5 hours away from his mama.
Being back at work was interesting. While I was gone there were massive lay offs, it seems so quiet now. There are a ton of things that weren’t done while I was on maternity leave that need to get done, so I’ll be busy for a while. I work at a non-profit with constantly diminishing funding. I like that right now I can ease back into working part-time, but I am not sure how long I can remain at a job 30 minutes away that doesn’t offer any career advancement.
Mr. A and I have been laughing at everything constantly. Before bed we have been in fits of giggles over the absolute dumbest things. I love that guy. I am so very grateful that I don’t have a husband that adds to me stress. He is so incredibly thoughtful and proactive. This weekend will be the anniversary of our first kiss. That weekend is still so very vivid in my head. In the first few months of our relationship whenever I couldn’t go to sleep I would replay that weekend over in my head and I would drift off happily.
Miles and I were both sick last week. That’s the worst. Miles had the most pathetic sounding cough and sneeze. It is funny to us that baby coughs and sneezes sounds like real person coughs and sneezes. It’s like he’s a real person now.
Now that we’ve passed the 12 week markers, Miles has developed a personality ovenight. He is super vocal and smiley. My favorite thing is that he will find Daddy in the room and follow him around. There is no doubt that the little Bubs loves his Dad.
Miles loves Baby Einstein videos. I am not expecting them to make him smarter or anything but I have really loved the opportunity to quickly brush my teeth and put on clothes knowing he is totally entertained in his chair sucking on his hand.
And now I leave you with video of Miles this morning.