I’m getting a new sister in law next month! Although I completely feel like Beth is already my sister-in-law, we went away for her official send-off weekend to Muskoka on Friday.
I knew the weekend was coming, it was in the works for some time, but as a nursing mom it posed a few anxious moments for me. I worried if I could save up enough milk to be able to cover off the 5+ feeds a day (and night) Magnus would take, and I really worried that he would miss me and cry the entire time. None of my fears materialized, I’m happy to report, and the weekend was amazing.
To have hours on hours of uninterrupted girl time, drinks, and be worry free was wonderful. I missed the boys like crazy, don’t get me wrong, but in a small way I also didn’t miss them at all.
Over the past four plus years I seem to have forgotten what its like to be me. I’m constantly in mom mode, or work mode, or wife mode. There is so much less “Ana”-mode now, and I missed it just enough to determine me to book another girls weekend sooner rather than later.
Also I came home to find Magnus sleeping through the night. Turns out Michael decided he didn’t want to wake up for feedings during the night, and Magnus learned to just sleep right through… I have mixed feelings on this topic too and I’m still a little shocked at how sad its making me. Most parents work hard to get their babes to sleep straight through, and while I love the extra sleep, I miss kissing Magnus’ little face at 11pm, 3am and 5am. But I’m sure its just going to take a few nights to get used to the new routine, right?