I'm still just incredibly shocked that I am a mother. I don't know why it's so hard for me to just accept. Maybe because I've wanted this for so long. The first 2 months of Anna's life, I felt like I was just babysitting a baby who looked like my husband and I for a very long time. But now it feels more real. I still cannot get over how much bigger my heart has grown. I never thought that I could love someone this much, ever. I never realized how human beings could be capable of this strong connection, this innocent and unconditional love. I'm learning very quickly how much I want to protect her, nurture her and teach her. I always want her to be happy and not stick out her bottom lip so far with a huge frown on her face; which she is getting to be more known for when dealing with strangers and people she hasn't seen in awhile. We are trying to get her out more, but it's hard because there are still a lot of people getting sick in our area, I guess because of the flu. And it's so darn cold outside! The average temperature is like 25 degrees. BURRR!!! It will certainly get better when it's warmer out! I plan to take Anna on a daily walk around the neighborhood and take her with me to places so she can get more used to being around other people. She is getting a lot better but still has her moments where she gets scared and wants mommy or daddy.
Here's a few pictures of our growing baby girl within the last few weeks.
|Sitting pretty watching Mickey Mouse Clubhouse! She LOVES Mickey!|
|Mommy disturbed her watching her "Baby First TV" shows|
|Sleeping soundly after eating|
|Hanging out with mommy on the big bed|
|My buddy and me|
|Having an appetizer|
|Ready for the Superbowl!|
|Pretty blue eyes!|
|Playing with her feet!|
|Look at those lips!|
|Having a serious talk with mommy|
|Fell asleep after playing in her gym|
|Having a serious conversation with her seahorse|
|Scooted completely off her play mat|