I loved my daughter long before today. Way before she quickly entered our world. More like the first moment I found out we were pregnant and felt her kick. (She kicked A LOT throughout the pregnancy and it reminds me of that commercial for March of Dimes. She was exactly like that!)March of Dimes Soccer Commercial
This moment in her life was expected though. I knew it would happen eventually, but the feeling when it actually did occur still surprised me. Today is Sunshine’s 8 month birthday. Amazing how time has flown by. With the big 8 months came her first two teeth this morning. Thank God!!! We were despairing this whole teething thing would never end. Well, it doesn’t really end, but I have heard from many that it gets easier after the first ones come in. Here is hoping, and praying!!
So, when Sunshine took a bit of a bite of the boob this morning (say that 3 times fast), her little teeth that are so unsuspecting to even cause pain as they are just erupting… Well. Damn. That hurt! They are barely there, but you can feel the little sharpness of new teeth and surprisingly they pack a punch, or bit a bit too much for this mommy’s orbs.
I let out a yelp, and “Ow! That hurt mommy!” and Sunshine looks up to me and gives me a huge heart melting grin. I try so hard to still look upset, which isn’t too hard as the sting has not gone away from the tender boob. It is so difficult to make sure she knows that hurt, and not expect her to do it again. She is crawling all over me, lifting herself up to standing and then face-planting her head into my cleavage. She looks up at me again, and she is just glowing with mirth.
So here is what I was thinking at this moment: Hmm… should I apply ice to said orb? Would that Orajel stuff work on the boob? Man… how could those little teeth, only peeking through, cause so much pain? Frick! Okay. Stay calm. She wants to maul the other boob. Should I do it? Hmmm….
Can you resist this face?
She is hurting, the little tears have subsided a little, but all she wants is sustenance that only the Orbs can provide.
Okay, Sunshine. I will give you the orb if you promise not to bite. Okay sweetie?! Okay.
“Ouch. Damn! That HURTS!