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Jan 21, 201101:10 PMBaby Love

The Score

Jan 21, 2011 - 01:10 PM
Being a mother has its ups and downs...you win some, you lose some. If I had a score card, this is kind of what it would look like...
He falls asleep in the car and I make a successful transition from car seat to
crib---VICTORY!
He wakes up at 5:30 a.m. I give in and make a cup of coffee, then he goes back to sleep within
30 minutes---DEFEAT.
After a month of "Mommy's nose", "Bennett's nose", "Mommy's nose", "Bennett's nose" while pointing back and forth to our noses, out of nowhere I hear "noooose" and a tiny finger in my
nostril---VICTORY!
While letting him "air-out" for a little bit before tubby time I start wondering who tracked in mud from outside...oh wait!---DEFEAT!
After 10 minutes of him crying in his crib and I'm seconds away from going to pick him up feeling like a horrible mommy, he falls asleep and takes a 2 1/2 hour nap proving that he was in
fact tired---VICTORY!
So I ask, what's on your scorecard?

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The first years of motherhood are the most educational years of your life.  Abby Rodgers shares the highs, the lows, the love and complete shock of being a new mom.  She'll write what she has learned and also seek advice from you about things she has yet to figure out.  Abby keeps it real with a little humor and a lot of love. 

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