Sunday, April 10, 2011

So Blessed

The last day has probably been the most amazing day of my life. I'm so grateful that I was able to have a successful VBAC without having a horrible tear like I feared. I was able to be apart of Monroe's firsts, something I only got to see in pictures with Kaius. Bathing her, being able to hold her straight from the womb, walking around afterward.

I'm so grateful for my Mom. She has watched Kaius and allowed us to have a relaxing experience bonding with Monroe. I thought from her personality in the womb that she'd be a sassy diva, but she is the chillest baby ever. It has only been a that can change anytime :) She feeds like a champ. She rarely cries but one time Josh couldn't get her to stop and she was rooting. He tried giving her a binky because she ate recently, but it didn't help. He handed her to me and -boom- no more crying. She might be a Mama's girl :)
(Really, though, I think it was because she smelled me)

She takes a binky( yaaaaAAAAAAAY!). Something Kaius never ever liked. I have a feeling Kaius will have a problem with it for the first little bit. He has had so many different brands of binkies, but they all ended up as toys. So I think he'll take them out of her mouth, like in the car and stuff. We'll see.

It was so nice to get a visit from my best girls today. And they both gave super cute gifts, thanks so much Cammie and Kenz! I doubt either of their husbands wanted to come but they did, thanks guys (like they'll ever read this ;)

This hospital is awesome. They brought Josh and I sacrament today and blessed it with us. We were so grateful for that. Also, there is unlimited room service for me, whenever I'm hungry. My doctor was amazing and she's delivered over 7,500 babies. I hope she is still delivering babies when(if) I have my next. I know it will be a while if we do have more. I'm a lazy bump on a log when I'm pregnant and I don't want to be that anymore. I want to be a fun mom. I want to take my kids outside once a day at least. I want to have a clean kitchen like I used to.
Monroe, the doll she is, was sweet enough to get Kaius a present! It's coming in the mail this week.

Not that he needs help adjusting... he LOVES her. She is HIS baby. A nurse had to take her away for about five minutes today for the hearing test...and he was NOT letting Monroe out of his sight. He just had to go with. It was so cute. I know I'm going to be spending a lot of time nursing, so I thought he'd have a blast with this lil structure.

I just have a hard time grasping how lucky I am. These are mine. Forever. I get to keep them. Doesn't hurt that they are the cutest babies ever ;)


Ang and Shawn said...

Congratulations!!! So glad that your vbac went well. I have that fear of tearing horribly as well. And I'm not even pregnant.

Your kids are so effing cute and I love the name you picked out. So classy.

tricia said...

I seriously love the name Monroe. It suits that little doll perfectly.
I am glad to hear that you vbac was successful, I am debating about doing one with our next. You are giving me something to consider.
Anyway, congratulations! You make real cute babies so don't give up on having any more quite yet:)

Sarah said...

Yay! I'm so happy for you - sounds like things are going great! She's a doll!

Jana said...

I'm so glad she's been a good baby so far.

It is always weird for me the first time I take my babies home from the hospital... I felt like there should be some regulator or something that makes sure you are being a good parent and doing it right. But nope, it's just up to you, they're all yours. :) like "hello, nurses, you know I'm walking outta here with this baby, right?"

I couldn't be more jealous about your hospital/ roomservice. It's like having your baby in a third world country here. Lame.

Madalyn said...

I love it! She is beautiful!!!!

Kelsie said...

You have a beautiful little family, Carly! Nice work with the VBAC!!

Brady and Brittany said...

So happy for you Carly!!!!!!! That last picture is the cutest. Love it!

Allison Wagstaff said...

Congrats Carly! She is beautiful. I'm glad that Kaius is doing great with his little sister, it is great to see. I've been super nervous about that with Wyatt, hopefully he is the same way. You have beautiful kiddos.

Rachel said...

I'm so happy that everything went how you wanted it to! She is such a beautiful baby and you are a beautiful mommy. Congrats!

The Sanfords said...

congratulations!! SO happy for you that everything went well with your VBAC. she is beautiful!!

Waiting in the Wilderness said...

I'm so happy I can read this and know what is going on! That is such a cute picture of the two of them. I am sure Kaius will love the little house! I am so happy for your whole little family!