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June 15th, 2012, 06:25 PM
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What tricky things are you guys particularly good and bad at?


The Good
I've gotten quite good at giving Kira a bath. She hardly fusses at all anymore and then it's only at the end when she's damp and a little chilly.

The Bad
I am total rubbish at putting onesies on Kira. Every morning, I think "today I will clothe my child like a competent mother" and every morning I fail. I accidentally poke her in the eye, or I feel like I'm about to break her arm or choke her. She never cries but always looks up at me with these big blue eyes like, "what did I ever do to you?" I'm so glad she won't remember this when she's older!
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June 16th, 2012, 08:49 AM
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The Good
I am great at getting him into a diaper without being peed on! I'm also pretty good at getting him dressed every morning.

The bad
Giving him a bath, I hate how small and slippery he is. That's why bathtime is DH's job with both kids!
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June 16th, 2012, 09:24 AM
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lol you both would make a great team.
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June 16th, 2012, 12:30 PM
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The good: Im pretty good at bathing him
The bad: Im terrible at clipping his nails
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June 16th, 2012, 12:51 PM
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Oh god, nail clipping! I keep putting that off too.
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June 16th, 2012, 03:50 PM
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The good: bath times are pleasurable for us both now. I have a certain way I've learned to do it without any crying anymore. He really is enjoying them now.

The bad: carrying him. He is a very strong active wiggle worm. I've tried different ways of holding him. Nothing feels comfortable for us. I have to put him down to warm his bottle because he moves too much to hold in one arm.
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June 17th, 2012, 06:30 PM
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Im useless at sucking his nose out, I usually just end up using my pinky to pick it haha
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June 17th, 2012, 07:14 PM
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Good at soothing her when shes fussy.

Bad at onesies. I wont get good either because i never did with karmen lol
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June 18th, 2012, 06:15 AM
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I'm terrible at cutting his nails. I made him bleed the first time I tried so for now I will stick to nail file.

I'm good at putting on diaper without getting peed on.
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June 18th, 2012, 07:00 AM
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Good: changing him (he spits up a lot so I get a lot of practice)...wearing him (much better at wrapping and wearing him correctly than I used to be)

Bad: remembering all his stuff when we leave the house...I feel like I'm always forgetting something. Also, laying him down in his crib after he's asleep. I have DH do it now bc he was always waking up.
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June 18th, 2012, 02:42 PM
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The good: I am good at multitasking while wearing him.

The bad: I HATE hearing him cry. I need to remember that babies cry and not let myself get so upset over it.
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June 19th, 2012, 07:42 PM
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I'm good at changing her diaper lol

I'm bad at burping her and getting her to sleep in her bed.
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