Monday, April 25, 2011


Okay, so this poster is more for the menopausal woman, but I can't help but laugh and think about it, lately.

I first saw this poster about 7 1/2 years ago--when I was pregnant with our 3rd child.  It was hanging in the bathroom at my doctor's office and I thought it was funny.

I've heard it said that with a new baby each day seems like a week, yet somehow that first year flies by!  How true.  Each day is quite long, filled with a lot of the same little baby tasks.  He is so cute, so soft, so fuzzy (his hair) and so sweet that I don't mind at all!  But, my hormones are definitely trying to right themselves, because I find myself getting teary-eyed about little things.  I wasn't even emotional during my pregnancy, never cried during testimony meetings or anyone's lessons.  But, the the tables have turned, for now I am all weepy!

Yesterday, Easter, the kids and I watched, "To This End Was I Born", a short LDS film about the Savior's final hours and I was a mess.  Worse, at these times, one of the kids will say, "Guys!  Mom's crying!"  And then all eyes are on me.  Sheesh.

So, what set me off today?  Child #4 and I decided to put up a mobile on the crib for the baby.  I was given this mobile when my oldest was born.  I can't help but reflect on how FAST my daughter has grown from infant to tweenager!  Oh, the tears....

I know I will look back at this post in a few months and chuckle.  But, for now...."Has anyone seen my hormones?!"


Marie' said...

Oh, the sentimental days. I remember too well. I cried so hard when I read my kids a page from the Friend magazine, that they got embarresed and said I didn't have to read any more.

Becca and fam said...

I'm so emotional all the time, it really bugs me! I hope you find your hormones ;) It is amazing how fast they grow, I get sad some days just thinking about it.

Melissa said...

I remember bawling during a credit card commercial when Carson was a newborn.

I still need to meet your little guy!

Shea said...

Oh I cry all the time and I can't blame it on hormones. My kids are always looking at me to see if I'm crying. Annoying.

ldsjaneite said...

You know what I thought when I read this? "Welcome to my world!!" :-)