April at Our Home

The month of April absolutely flew by! Something about having a newborn really makes time seem to pass so quickly. April was a very laid back month, with very little on the calendar which makes me happy. I love keeping things simple when I have a new baby. 

Snuggling

Naturally, I’ve spent a lot of time nursing my sweet little one and just holding her, savoring her tininess. 

Silly Boys

These two are such wonderful big brothers. They’ve both adapted quite well to their new roles and have not shown any jealousy! 

Sleeping

This is what most mornings look like around here. Cecilia co-sleeps most of the night with us and quite frequently we have another little one climb in during the night. 

Laundry

And, I feel like when I’m not nursing, I’m doing laundry. My midwife, who has 3 children, warned me that the third makes laundry explode. This is so true. Somehow our laundry seems to have tripled! I am constantly doing laundry.

Church

I’ve ventured to church twice on Sunday mornings. Since my husband works at church, Sunday mornings I’m solo which makes getting ready and to church on time quite the task! When Cecilia was 3 weeks old, I managed to get all 3 up, fed, dressed and to church only 5 minutes late.

Painted Toenails

I painted Cecilia’s toenails at 3 weeks old! They are beyond precious and I’ve been surprised at how many people have noticed them. Painting the toenails of a newborn is not easy but possible thanks to small bottles of Piggy Paint.
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4 Years Old

My biggest boy was 4 years old on the 16th! What a blessing he is. It’s hard to believe he is 4 already – they’ve been 4 wonderful years being his mama. He celebrated with Papaw David (who shares his birthday), they went out to breakfast, Mimi made his birthday cake and we took him to Chick-fil-A for lunch and then to the toy store where he picked out two trains as his present from us. 

One Month

Baby Cecilia was 1 month on the 22nd. 

Milestones:

  • Weighs about 10 pounds
  • Outgrew newborn clothes
  • Size 1 disposable diaper
  • Fits in a bumGenius 4.0 with the regular insert
  • Nursing every 2 hours during the day, cluster feeding from 8-12 pm and waking once, sometimes twice at night

Cloth Diapers eBook

An exciting thing for me in April was the release of my eBook, Cloth Diapers: A How-To Handbook on the Basics of Cloth Diapering. I worked on this book for 14 months and it was exciting to finally have it released as part of the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle Sale! (Thanks to those of you who purchased the bundle!) If you did purchase the bundle and have read my book – I’d love for you to leave a review of the book on Amazon

We’re still keeping things fairly simple around here in May but working towards getting back into our new normal! 

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responses to “April at Our Home” 8

  1. I agree – the third makes the laundry explode! I always, always have laundry to do it seems! Glad to hear things are going well and everyone is adjusting. Cecilia is precious!

  2. Love the post! I hope things are going well with adjusting to baby 3. Are you going to write more post? Are you guys moving? I saw post that looked like ur house!

  3. Have you quit blogging? I can only pray that all is well and hope your days are filled with being a mom. I still stop by to check if you've left us some photos or stories of the littles and your faith filled life.

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