I love this even though it makes me just about correct on what I told my DH it will be like after the new baby comes. It is kind of scary, I haven’t had a newborn in 7 years either! Oh my!
*From the point of view of a mother of a 7 year old son experiencing life as a new mom (again) to an infant daughter
Oh yes, I vaguely remember what this was like… feed, sleep, change, repeat.
Automatically talk of poop and pee starts… and doesn’t stop even until years after your kids are potty trained
Recovery from C-section… ugh, worse than I remember
Living on what I call “newborn adrenalin” – you have every reason to be the most exhausted you’ve ever been in your life, yet somehow 1 hour of sleep lasts you for at least 6 hours and you can perk up and be awake at the first cry and not feel too tired to deal… energy and patience seems to just come out of your ass
Breast milk jaundice? What the hell is that? Yet another prick on the poor heel of my baby…
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