You are obsessed with dirty diapers. How much, how often, what color. Some people even admit to liking the smell. Not that I know anyone like that…
You tell time in terms of naps. 2pm is really just “an hour before the afternoon nap”.
You have your doctor’s nurse on speed dial (and she probably thinks you’re a little cray-cray)
Dry shampoo seems way more appealing to you than wasting an entire nap on showering.
The first time you have a toddler over you realize that pretty much everything in your house is gonna have to go…or at least be bolted to the wall.
You wake up multiple times a night just to look at your baby.
You resort to deleting music and apps from your iPhone just so you can keep baby pictures (that are probably already backed up somewhere else).
Your child is dressed like a Baby Gap model and you’re wearing the same yoga pants and sweatshirt as yesterday.
You consider it a successful day if you clip your child’s nails and no tears are shed.
You own pacifier wipes. I’m pretty sure second babies just get a courtesy wipe on the pants.
Your google searches begin mostly with “why does my baby…” “when should my baby…”
Any time away from your child is spent talking about them.
You are consistently 20 minutes late.
You tear up looking at hospital pictures.
You have time to write blog posts about being a first-time mom 😉
Speaking of hospital pictures that make me cry…
Such a tiny, sweet little nugget!
Johnna Sawyer says
So true! I did so many things during the first year that I NEVER thought I would do or say. But it is the best feeling being a mama!
Agreed with all of the above! By the way, I absolutely hate clipping Daylynns nails! I am so afraid of cutting her fingers and sadly did the other day 🙁 I also have daycare on speed dial and I am pretty sure they are super annoyed with me between calling and/or visiting on every break 🙂
Love this, and I am totally every. single. one. of these! ha Arden is so tiny and precious in this pic! Seriously, where does the time go?
Oh sweet Arden in the swaddle, so precious! Loved this. All so very true. I'm not sure I'll ever get down not being late. Even when I give it my BEST effort, doesn't happen.
the girl in the red shoes says
I love this post!!! So so true!
My favorite will be when your post evolves to a "3rd time mom". Truth be told, not much changes.
Aubrey Torrey Photography says
awww!! makes me miss those days! my poor second child eats off the floor. everyday.