I was nursing the baby in bed yesterday when Matt brought me a steaming cup of coffee mixed with frothy milk. Heaven in a mug, I tell you! [This was actually his – mine was a tiny mug.] I don’t really want to get hooked on caffeine again, but if he’s home to make it for me, I’ll happily enjoy it.
Guess what else he prepared?
Nothin’ wakes you up like a bowl of oats! I was feeling really tired from a long night and this lovely bowl enjoyed on the porch woke me right up!
Our morning included a visit to the pediatrician’s office for a weight check. Luckily no shots or anything – just the scale and a chat with our doctor about any concerns.
He is doing wonderfully and is nearly back to his birth weight already. From his diaper count too, he is eating very well. I am definitely feeling the pains of breastfeeding, but Mazen seems to love it : )
When we got to the office he started crying out of hunger right away and I decided just to nurse him right there. And walked with him into the room and continued with the doctor in there. I am pretty modest, so this was a big step for me to be more open about nursing in public.
After our appointment, we decided to go for a walk around the block. The weather here is GORGEOUS – 75 and sunny fall crisp perfection. It felt amazing to be outside in the sunshine. Baby was in the Boba wrap with his father!
I took a nap when we returned and chowed down on trail mix prior for a snack. M and dad did bakery work from home all morning, baby-wearing style.
Next came lunch, prepared by Matt. He has been incredibly helpful to let me rest in every way possible!
Side salad with tomatoes and cheese and balsamic
After my lunch (and Mazen’s lunch) I went down for nap #2 while he played, then napped down with Matt.
KK came over for some baby holding –
The blanket she made for him!
For dinner, our awesome neighbors brought us Thai food!! We had quite a delicious spread of green curry, tofu pad thai, beef + veggies, spring rolls, rice and broccoli.
They joined us on the porch for some chatting before we all crashed for the night. And by crashed for the night I mean eat, nap, eat, nap!