Saturday, May 7, 2022
Abby's a Mom!
Abby is taking child development this semester in school, and she finally got the opportunity to "be pregnant", work on a childbirth budget, and bring a robot baby home for 2 days and nights. It wasn't all smooth sailing, as he needed to eat A LOT and one of his diapers were broken which made for extra crying... All I have to say is, thank God for grandmas (apparently, I still have the "special touch" with babies)!
And now... Meet "Leo Jack Beach"!
She got to wear the pregnancy belly in school for a period, and she said that getting up from laying down was definitely the hardest, and she needed two people to help her up!
She arrived home one after this week with Leo and was very excited, but nervous to get started! Her teacher turned him "on" remotely sat 3pm, and he very quickly started crying for a diaper change!
Luckily he settled down pretty quickly!
Ben and Emily were excited to meet their new little nephew too!
Abby took the fastest shower of her life while he slept on the bathroom floor, since she had to be right near him to scan him anytime he made noise before attending to his needs. Welcome to motherhood, Abby!
And then the feeding frenzy began! By the time she was done with the experiment, she had fed him 26 times... day AND night!
The best times were when he was quiet and cuddled up to watch a show...
Not all the moments went well... Having a baby is definitely stressful!
She learned a few new mom hacks though that helped her out!
I even had a little newborn photoshoot for little Leo before he had to go back to school...
Abby did an AWESOME job at Motherhood, but is sure she doesn't want to ACTUALLY experience it for at least another 10 years! Mission accomplished!
We're still loving our time hanging out with neighbors, and it's even more fun when it gets less hot outside & we can actually e...