It can be very easy to find joy in motherhood when babies are in the first six months of their life because things are more simple then.
However, there are also moments where finding joy can be very hard !
My son’s first 4 months of his life were actually the hardest months I have experienced so far.
You have made it past the newborn stage and hopefully you have or are in the process of establishing some kind of routine…
Just in time for that sweet routine to be completely thrown off!
(If you are a first time mom of a smaller baby and I just spoiled this for you-sorry!)
I even got the privilege of having a 30 minute napper
which meant if I ever managed to even get my son to sleep anywhere other than my arms,
I barely had time to do anything before he woke up.
Then there are the sleep regressions and developmental leaps.
Introducing solids and the affects of introducing those solids
and so much more!
Learning this was a hard lesson, but it helped me grow in many aspects!
If you are not a go-with-the-flow kind of person, motherhood will teach you to be
I used to stress out whenever something like teething interrupted my perfect sleep schedule,
and I would try to get back to “normal” as fast as possible.
Don’t get me wrong…
Babies do need structure and need your best efforts to put them on a routine, but life happens and at one point or another they will fall off of that routine and you need to just roll with the punches.
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