Since the day The Chunk was born I've been changing what I thought I would do as a parent to what feels right. I knew I'd try to breastfeed. And breastfeed we did. Even with doubting my supply in the beginning, even with jaundice and major blood sugar issues. How could I not give my baby the best start in life? I SAID I would try to breastfeed for 6 months. At 16 months old, he is still my little booby monster.
My curtain climber has sensitive skin. Store bought baby wipes are out of the question. We use cloth wipes. The Chunk breaks out in a horrible rash if we don't. The next logical step was cloth diapers. I tried old fashion prefolds with pins and plastic pants when The Chunk was about 3 months old. I was so scared I'd poke him with a pin that I stoped. Months went by and I started seeing these adorable pictures of babies in cloth diapers on facebook. I started asking questions and did lots of research. After months of looking at diapers I took the plunge. I am a total fluff addict now. I can't get enough fluff!
On an almost daily basis I'm awed at what my son is teaching me. He's teaching me patients and humility. I'm learning to laugh and cry from joy. He reminds me to stop and play; to smell the buttercups. He shows me how to enjoy a gentle spring breeze and watch the trees sway. I have to remind myself now to never say never. Sure enough, if I say I "wont be doing...." The Chunk will have me eating crow.
Christy K is aa 35y/o wife to the love of her life. Mother to the sweetest 16m little boy. A licensed x-ray tech, taking a break to be a SAHM. She born and raised in Southeast Texas. Enjoys learning useless information and playing with her son.
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