Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Goldfish Starts With 4

I have a book called "Mom's One Line A Day" that I write a little recap in each day. It's a FIVE year memory book and I kept it up for two years...well, almost.
                             
See, I haven't written in it since November 6th, which is a shame because now, more than ever, this kid does something hilarious every day.

If I were to start back up writing in it tonight, it would say:

Quote of the day by Natalie:
"Goldfish starts with 4" 

Or I would write a little story about bath time: how I finally put her hair in a pony tail so we wouldn't get her hair wet, but tonight was the night she decided she LOVED putting her head under the faucet all of a sudden. She also LOVED her new bear towel from my parents:
                                  
These are the little things that I so easily forget when I don't either write them down somewhere, or document them here and I am vowing, promising myself, MUST be better about it. Because I'm already forgetting the cute little milestones we've hit over the last two months and I don't want to forget any more of this time.

Things that have been going on that I need to update on:
1. Nursery School search: Yep, registration starts this month, and Natalie starts in September. AHHH!!

2. My pregnancy: Baby #2 due in May!

3. Nursing: My goal was 2 years - I made it 1 year and 51 weeks.

4. Transitioning Natalie to a toddler bed and falling asleep on her own.

5. Natalie's Birthday and the Holidays.

6. Nap update: Today went muuuch better. She fell asleep in her chair after fussing for 30 minutes. She fell asleep sitting straight up and with a book in her lap, but a nap is a nap! I'd call this...progress.

And remember:
"Goldfish starts with 4"

6 comments:

  1. I have the same journal--I haven't updated it recently, but luckily I sent a picture/text out to family almost every day and so I can just go back through my phone and fill it in. I still need to get better though. I have SO many questions for you--about transitioning to a toddler bed, about weaning Natalie--were you already pregnant when you did it?

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    1. Yes! I prob. could go back and fill in quite a bit between texts and photos I've taken. I really wish there was an app that was pretty much instagram, but just for me. One Photo a day, with a small caption. But one that I don't necc. have to share to tons of people, but just keep a record for myself. So far, I haven't been able to find an app like that - maybe I should invent it and be the next Mark Zuckerburg!! The rest of your questions, I'm emailing you separately on - I could write a book!!

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    1. Yay! So I was going to get all braggy today and put on FB "Yay! It took her 26 minutes to fall asleep for her nap today - getting better!" Which it did, great. But then she only slept for like 28 minutes!! ARRRGG. You win some, you lose some.

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  3. Don't worry about what you don't write down. What you do write down will always be a valuable treasure. There will always be something missed so let it go and enjoy what you have. Natalie will enjoy her Cute Quotes just as much as you enjoy yours. I still chuckle over "Mom! I NEED choc. late." ��

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    1. Yes!! like I have to write that down - I don't even remember what day that was! ahhh it's all leaving my mind alreadddddyyyy lol.

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