Last Friday, I mentioned there was “not much new around here”. I don’t know why on Earth I said that because these last three weeks have been completely kicking my ass in the Amelie department.
Even though Amelie is almost 6 months old, she still gets up twice per night to feed. But, she’s usually a quick feeder and so sleepy that she always falls right back to sleep. It’s so sweet…it’s our precious mommy-daughter time.
That all changed three weeks ago. Initially, her feedings started stretching out to 35 minutes or more and of course I had trouble falling back to sleep after being up for so long. Then her sleep habits changed again and I’ve been getting up sometimes every hour, but more often every two. And she’s not our sleepy hungry lady. She’s crying. She’s ticked off. She’s difficult to console. We can’t figure out what she needs. We are all wrecks!
I suspect Amelie might be teething but that’s the thing about babies. It’s an infuriating guessing game! We don’t know what we’re doing. We don’t know the right answer. I called the phone nurse at our pediatrician’s office and she was so far from helpful, I wanted to cuss her out. (Classy, eh?). Veteran Mommies, any thoughts?
Oh and randomly. We woke up (but, were we ever truly sleeping?) to our first snow:
Miss Amelie was so excited for her morning walk (like always) and yes, those are socks on her hands, masquerading as mittens.
Keep warm and rest easy this weekend, ok?