I was sitting around thinking today about something that I could blog on, and I realized that I have been a wife for a year and half already (Doi. Of course I have. After all I did celebrate my anniversary!) and a mommy for almost a year. Yes, my little man will be an ENTIRE year old in 2 1/2 months. ::Sigh:: Where has time gone?
In the course of the past almost 2 years, I have learned so much. I thought that I would share some of the cute, quirky, yet absolutely serious things that I have learned about marriage and motherhood…
*Marriage is an EVERYDAY thing. [Yea. Who knew? 😉 ] You can’t choose which days you want to be a wife. You have to work at it everyday. It doesn’t just come naturally.
*You married your husband for their flaws too. You can’t only be married when they do the things that you want and like.
*It takes exactly 3 lbs of Hamburger Meat to make the PERFECT homemade Lasagna and only 1 to make a Homemade Hamburger Pizza.
*The word “No” means nothing to a child under the age of ___ (You fill in the blanks. 26? 27?).
*If you don’t want it put in your babys’ mouth, don’t leave it any lower than 3 feet above the floor. [Memo: this will have to be adjusted as your child grows.]
*Alone time comes only in the form of a childs nap or bedtime.
*Carpet DOES NOT work for a dining room floor…unless you want it permanently stained with Mac & Cheese and Juice.
*You can not change your husband. He is the way is, and most likely always will be.
*When a baby enters the picture, you have to learn to flex a little bit on what your idea of “romance” is.
*Yes, you can live off of only 4 hours of sleep a night.
*When you get tired of living off of only 4 hours of sleep, you WILL learn that your baby is ok in their crib alone. They don’t have to be checked on every time they whimper.
*Just because they are sitting on thousands of dollars of Student Loans and an MD does not mean that your Pediatrician knows everything.
*Name brands mean nothing when living on a budget.
*Nagging your husband doesn’t work. It just doesn’t.
*Sports Center is to men what Lifetime is to women. You have to have it, and that’s that.