Yep, yesterday was officially a week that we have had the 3 babies home & we have somehow managed to survive. I'm not going to say it was easy b/c if anything, it was one of the most challenging things I have ever done! I had my share of crying sessions & yes, it did make me feel better. Thanks to everyone that suggested that I let it out. It definitely helped to get things off of my chest & talk to Todd about how scared I am/was of being left alone w/ the kids & not being able to handle it.
Ok, let me explain that a bit. I'm not scared of the babies. I know I could feed them & take care of them but I hate when they cry. It tears me apart when they start & I can't do anything to help them b/c I am pumping or feeding 2 of the other babies. It is enough to make anyone go insane! So, the situation isn't where I can't take care of themm, it is more that I hate when they cry. I know I need to get use to it though. I just won't be able to satisfy each & every one of them every time. That is why we are hell bent on following the Babywise method. Our babies have to learn how to sooth themselves, especially if my hands are full. It is sad in a way b/c I do want to sooth them & comfort them but if I do that every time, wow...the consequences later on would be an issue for all of us to contend with. Thanks but no thanks!
Let's get to the fun part! We took our 1st real bath on Sunday & it went fairly well. They all cried a bit as they 1st got wet but after that, no problems! They really liked it when we poured the warm water on them. Of course, they all slept very well afterwards. We were trying to do bathing at 8pm but by the time the 8pm feeding is done, we are exhausted & ready for bed ourselves.
Oh, I also wanted to share a picture of me pushing the triple decker stroller. Yeah, can you see how small our babies are? You can't even see Sofi & Gabi in their seats. Todd was trying to get a picture of us & all you can see is Ian in the front & Mommy in the back :)
I also had to share this picture of Gabi screaming & Sofi covering her ears as if to say, "Enough already!"
I hope you enjoy!