10 Frustrating Inevitabilities of Life With a NewbornDevan McGuinness
Life with a newborn brings buckets of love for the new life if your house — but also a lot of frustration. It’s a phase where you can’t really explain what it’s like accurately to someone who has never lived it — and one you will quickly realize passes way too quickly.
Silver has been my most “challenging” baby out of my four. He was even my most challenging pregnancy, which should have given me some clue as to what his newborn phase was going to be like, I guess. Having been through this many times before though, I know both the amazing things I am about to experience as I watch him grow into infant and beyond. But I also know some of the inevitabilities that will come along with living through the newborn phase. Some of them are amazing milestones most able-bodied newborns will hit — eye-contact, smiles, rolling.
There are also some frustrating things that happen — nearly always — when you’re in the newborn phase. I don’t know if these have (or will) happen to you, but these certainly hold true as inevitabilities as far as my experience goes: