My Grumpy GirlLauren Hartmann
Today was rough. It was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
It was one giant series of unfortunate events and Fern was a total grump ALL day long. It started out with Fern waking up to pee-soaked PJs and sheets and missing her six-month doctor’s appointment. It ended with a crying baby who was hungry and exhausted, but wouldn’t eat and finally just passed out in my arms. There were a lot of other challenging moments in between. Those were JUST the highlights!
Maybe I’d gotten a little too comfortable with her easy-going, happy temperament, but for some reason I kind of just assumed it would last forever. Sadly, though I think it may have come to an end with teething on the horizon.
Whatever the case, the past few days have been challenging. Just when I thought I was getting into a groove and figuring out this whole motherhood thing, Fern goes and throws me a curve ball and changes up her game. I guess that I’ll just be able to chalk this up as a learning experience once we get through this new stage, but it doesn’t make it any less difficult in the here and now.
I just have to keep reminding myself: I will get through this… I will get through this… I will get through this…