sleep. Maternity leave was going well.
My dad and stepmom came to visit from Ohio to meet their new granddaughter. It was nice to have some help and get an extra nap or two in. My dad took her swimming for the first time because I was still healing.
I was still feeling down when the baby was sleeping, but never questioned my ability to take care of her. I sent my husband this email when she was 3 weeks old because every time I tried to say it out loud, I welled up with tears: