Friday, 13 June 2014

Nine Months Measles Vaccines

After sleeping very late last night watching the opening match of the World Cup, we woke up quite late this morning. By the way for those who do not know, I am a huge soccer fan. I love football and for the next month am going to have very little sleep because of the World Cup.
It was an interesting first match and I can only imagine how much more interesting the tournament will become. Am not yet ready to reveal the country am supporting but I will eventually.
Anyways, tomorrow my baby is turning 9 months and so we went to get his measles shot today.
He cried but not too much. It is usually so difficult to see your baby get an injection. Am scared of those things and you can only imagine the look on my face seeing him get his shot on the arm. He is one courageous boy.
I love when you go for these clinics and find a nurse that is really nice and good to the patients. Many people have had not so good experiences with nurses at ante-natal clinics but am usually one of the lucky few. I just want to say thank you to the few nurses who are really nice and reassure us first time moms that we are doing great no matter what.
Anyways, I hope you are having a great Friday and looking forward to the Cameroon vs Mexico game tonight. Am supporting Cameroon here....Africa all the way.
Have fun.

Thursday, 12 June 2014

New Nanny

Monday 11 a.m.
I've been trying to find a nanny for the last two weeks. Its been such a struggle. I mean, am sure there are so many people out there looking for a job. Why then is it so difficult to find one?
Anyway, after numerous phone calls, failed meetings and following many leads, I finally hired a nanny. She arrived on Monday at 11 a.m.
I've been really praying about this issue. When you hire someone you dont know and have never met to come live in your house and take care of your baby, it is a difficult thing. But, I needed the help. My baby is almost nine months now and a handful. I was getting really overwhelmed trying to put in some work, take care of baby and complete all house chores.
Am really hoping that things will get better as we get to know each other. One thing that made me really happy was that Lowell did not have trouble with her even for a minute. Over the past few weeks, he has been having serious issues with separation anxiety. He has been so clingy that I could not go to the bathroom without him wailing like he is in pain. However, he's been super warm with the nanny and I hope they get along well.
All in all, am still praying that things work out and everything falls into place accordingly.