New Mommy/Baby Tips, Blended Family, Not Enough Love

Today’s Friday Question comes from a pricey outdated buddy who’s about to come out her 4th, sure quantity FOUR! Oh, and he or she is anticipating this little bundle to rear it is head on Halloween… as if quantity Four just isn’t scary sufficient! Sorry, Mrs G. You know I inform it like I see it. ^..^

Anyways, God love her, her being pregnant mind/child amnesia has precipitated her to slide and ask me just a few questions… so right here is her electronic mail…

“So although that is my fourth precise being pregnant and I really feel like I must be a professional I’m freaking out. Do I’ve that a lot like to go round? Since you’re nonetheless within the recoup part so to talk, bought any phrases of encouragement? 

On a separate matter, are all the women in your web page with the unique fathers? I questioned how others is perhaps doing with a blended household.”

This was my prompt reply to her…

“I can not imagine you’re asking me for recommendation! Of course I’ve to say GO TO SLEEP RIGHT NOW!  The lack of sleep after supply is simply terrible. I additionally keep in mind how onerous it was to sleep once I was tremendous stuffed about to pop… so simply relaxation. Feet up!

I already take into consideration how will I like quantity 2 as a lot… I inform myself that every child is so person who I’ll fall head over heels in love with the stuff that makes that child particular.  Plus, I’ve had so many individuals inform me I’ll love #2 greater than I can think about… identical to I do with Ollie.

Now, concerning the blended household.  I’m going to make this tomorrow’s “Friday Blog Question.”  I do know of 1 reader who’s in a blended household, and it appears to be going nice, however I might love to listen to what number of others.”


First of all, I’ve come to comprehend, whereas I’m an precise new mother and ‘first timer,’ all mothers are new mothers over again with every new child.  Each child is so totally different type the final, that you just actually have no idea what to anticipate.  I’ve been advised they’re nearly utterly reverse from one another.  Which is superior if it is true, as a result of then I’ll sleep with child quantity 2! 

Second, I’ve heard again and again concerning the concern of not having the ability to love the subsequent child as a lot as the primary. I additionally hear you’ll, no query about it. There is loads of like to go round, even with quantity 4,5,6…. Oddly sufficient I haven’t got that concern in any respect.  I fear about splitting my time equally between the youngsters.  Showing every I like them and have time for them equally.  I’m a center little one, I do know first hand the sensation of preventing for mommy’s time and loosing.  Hopefully since I’m aware of this situation, it won’t be a difficulty.

And final, The Blended Family. I come from the blended household dynamic.  And thank God for that!  My older sister is a ‘half sister,’ however so far as I’m involved she is my whole-hearted greatest sister on the earth!  I might be misplaced with out her.  She is my greatest buddy!  I do know mixing at first is attempting, however in our state of affairs it was the very best, even when I did get into my large sisters stuff and make her want she was an solely little one once more. 😉

I might love to listen to about your blended household tales, trials, triumphs, classes, suggestions…


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