I finally left dd with dh! - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 7 Old 02-13-2007, 08:24 PM - Thread Starter
 
NewAtThis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Oregon
Posts: 498
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
For like an hour and 30 minutes, while I went to a meeting. I could have taken dd, but she had recently eaten and napped, so I asked dh, do you want to just stay home with her? I think she'll be fine!
My background: dd is ebf, no pump, no bottles, no paci. I am 100% available to her all the time. I've never had to leave her with anyone, and when I go somewhere, dd comes with me, or we go out as a family.

So, on my way home, I get this panicked call from dh...are you en route? We're barely hanging on!
Turns out she had a little gas bubble...and needed a little comfort nursing, but they were both fine.

So later, dh made me promise to pump and freeze an emergency bm supply, and wanted to make an emergency plan in case I get hit by a truck and he's a solo parent all of a sudden...poor guy.

I did get the coveted "I don't know how you do this all day, she's a lot of work" comment! And, he said she kept looking around for me and making a ma-ma noise we've never heard before. Awwww...


Thanks for letting me share mamas! I figure if we still have a ddc, I might as well keep posting!
NewAtThis is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 7 Old 02-13-2007, 08:56 PM
 
mamamilkers's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: In Seattle, but searching for home
Posts: 3,171
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Oh my! Congrats! Of course, I remember not needing breaks as desperately with DD#1 as I do now that I'm the mama of two
mamamilkers is offline  
#3 of 7 Old 02-14-2007, 03:55 AM
 
2 in August's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 6,362
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Good for you!! It is so hard to do it when they are so dependent on you. I've left ds with dh but they always have a bottle at the ready.
2 in August is offline  
#4 of 7 Old 02-14-2007, 04:32 PM
 
ColoradoMama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: mooning TAO
Posts: 9,587
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Dh took off with Louis one day! He asked if he could take him to Lowe's with him (it's literally a 90 second drive from home) - I said sure. He was gone for almost two hours! I told him he'd better not do that again! He said, "I would have brought him home if he needed you." I said, "I needed him!" *pout*
ColoradoMama is offline  
#5 of 7 Old 02-15-2007, 09:57 AM
 
Robynee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: NH
Posts: 477
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Good for you!
I've left Sean with his dad twice now to run to the store at the end of my street. It still feels weird to not have him with me, even for 15 min. I'm sure I'll be getting over that soon.

~Robyn mama to
James, Sean, Christopher, and Michael~

Robynee is offline  
#6 of 7 Old 02-15-2007, 03:23 PM - Thread Starter
 
NewAtThis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Oregon
Posts: 498
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
It did feel weird to not have her with me...especially since she is in my arms or in the sling nearly all the time. I'm still weighing the idea of going back to the gym and leaving her in the gym daycare while I work out. It still feels a little funny to me...
NewAtThis is offline  
#7 of 7 Old 02-15-2007, 08:00 PM
 
peilover010202's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Indiana
Posts: 2,391
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Lucky ducks! I had to leave my little E with our daycare provider all day starting at 3 months. : I know what you mean though, as soon as get home with him, I don't want to leave unless he goes with me. And, I still feel the same about Owen too. I don't know what to do if both boys aren't with me.

Steph, wife to C, mama to O :, E , and I :.
peilover010202 is offline  
Reply

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off