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Thread: Anyone want to reminisce.....

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2008

    Default Anyone want to reminisce.....

    about what they miss about maternity leave? I'll start:

    -going back to bed
    -Jon and Kate plus 8, Malcom in the middle, runway moms, oprah
    -showering late in the afternoon instead of 5:30 am.
    -weekday = empty mall
    -no bottles
    -afternoon walks
    -sleeping when the baby sleeps
    -no pumping!!
    -no rush hour traffic
    -sitting for hours just staring at this new creature
    -taking pictures every moment, of everyday
    -middle of the night feedings (yes, i do miss this time with him)
    -doing laundry mid-week
    -not missing one single moment of his daily life.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2008

    Default Re: Anyone want to reminisce.....

    and eating better, being happy
    Mommy to Maxwell 10-9-07 weaned with love (a party and a remote control monster truck) on his 4th birthday
    My Boy 3-16-10
    And my sweet pea Sam 2-12-11

    Watch Your Language

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2008

    Default Re: Anyone want to reminisce.....

    My maternity leave ended over a year ago, so it's been a while. But, I do miss:
    naps (hers and mine!)
    comfy clothes
    stroller walks
    Price is Right (the Bob Barker version)
    All My Children
    all the one-on-one time
    I'm Wendi.
    Mom to:
    DD1 7/28/07 for 21 mos and weaned with
    DD2 12/16/09

  4. #4
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    Jan 2009

    Default Re: Anyone want to reminisce.....

    Great Thread!!!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Here, There, and Everywhere

    Default Re: Anyone want to reminisce.....

    Everything here is why I want to be a SAHM!

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Aug 2006

    Default Re: Anyone want to reminisce.....

    Snuggling and sleeping when baby sleeps (luckily we co-sleep so I still get to do this a lot!)
    March Madness-I got to watch most of the tournament last year with a baby at my breast.
    No pumping
    No schedule


    Loving mama to JP (DS, 1/03 ~ nursed 6 mos), EL (DD1, 9/05 ~ nursed 4 yrs), EJ (DD2, 3/08 ~ nursed 3 yrs 9 mos), and
    JM (DD3, 6/12 ~ currently nursing), all born naturally
    Devoted wife to SAHD P, my hero
    A few of my favorite things that I've discovered on the forum: co-sleeping, baby-wearing, tandem nursing, baby-led solids, cloth diapering, APing, selective vaccination...the list goes on

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jun 2008

    Default Re: Anyone want to reminisce.....

    -not having to pack half the house every Monday morning to take to daycare
    -washing dishes instead of pump parts AND dishes
    -snuggling with my babies without stress about what I SHOULD be getting done
    -no need to shower!
    -time to do my exercise videos or take a walk
    -grocery shopping during the week instead of the crazy weekends...
    -hanging out with other moms with babies
    -the relatives offer to help (they go home after your maternity leave when you need them the most! LOL )
    -I miss my kids the MOST

    I'm Erica

    Mommy to "C" - currently 3 and half years old
    - nursed for one year

    and mommy to "M" - currently 2 years old
    - nursed for 23 months

    Wife to my handsome DH for 5 and a half years!

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