Thursday, April 14, 2011

It's still worth it

When babies start to get cumbersome and mobile, nursing stops being flowers and rainbows. They're distracted by every little noise. They have to know what's going on, but don't want to release your nipple to find out. And even if they do, the constant pop-off, pop-on, pop-off is aggravating too. The acrobatics and fidgeting. What used to be the most relaxing, laying in bed nursing, makes me grit my teeth now. He launches himself off of my thighs or kicks my stomach. He also likes to pull my lip and scratch at my face.
BUT, it's all worth it for moments like these, his handsome little snuggle face, falling asleep with his nursies:

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