• Baby's First Word Might Not Be the Word You Waited For

    One year ago - By 24/7 Mom

    While I was pregnant, one of the moments I envisioned as I was throwing up in the toilet or dripping sweat in the 115 degree Texas heat at 9 months was the day I would hear my little offspring call me ‘mama,' or call my husband ‘dada.'
    The idea that someone in this world will consider me their mom is so beautiful, and I have been waiting to be called by my new name ever since a plastic stick told me I was knocked up. Just waiting.
    And waiting. And waiting. And waiting.
    It's a trade-off, I guess. She was such a fantastic newborn - very observant, rarely fussy - and she (for the most part...
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