I wake up to Addie crying out for me. I groggily look at the clock: 5:45. Before I go into her room to get her, I grab some dried green beans (her current favorite snack) and a bottle of milk and put them next to our bed. Then I open the door and muster my happiest voice, “Hey sweetie!” We go back into my room and she happily shouts out to her daddy. Instead of lying down together and letting her nurse (the one time a day she still nurses), I sit her down on the bed and offer her the green beans and the milk.
She grabs a green bean and starts munching, so I lie down next to her. She points to my chest and gives me an inquisitive look. “Bah-boos?” Continue reading »