Life is so crazy with a newborn and a sick little toddler. Poor J has a bad cold, and he is miserable. So he is not exactly sleeping, and then there is the little sister who is waking him up in the middle of the night. That is a recipe for a round-the-clock stressful household.
We put baby B in the Maya Road onsie C made for J way back when. We thought about naming her Maya instead, but decided against it since it would be awkward to have one child named for the company. I wonder what Wendy's sisters thought when her father named the chain of fast food restaurants after her and not the others. :)
B is still a nocturnal one. She sleeps all day and spends all night just staring at us from her crib in our room. I think she is a bit bored at night since she is the only one awake, and so she cries for attention. We are trying to get her up during the day, but it is such a struggle.
It is funny when J sees her cry. He said 'Bethany is crying. Moi moi is crying." We did not even know he knew her name since he mostly just calls her little sister (moi moi). Sometimes we put B in the swing, and he pushes her softly and turns on the music for her. But sometimes he wants his little stuffed animals to ride the swing. So he loads them all in there and turns on the swing and watches them go back and forth.
B is spending time mostly eating and sleeping. Caroline asked me today if it is different how you love your children. I said it is, but only because your love changes as your child grows. You love your infant unconditionally, and she is completely dependent on you. But as your child grows, walks, talks and interacts, your love changes and grows with them. You hear "I love you, Mommy!" and you get surprise hugs, it deepens in a different way. I think the love is the same at the same point in your children's lives. Those of you with multiple children should weigh in and let me know what you think. I have only been at this for a week and a half.