A Good Week

So, my first week back at work has gone really well. Cate is a good napper during the day (we still need to work on sleeping well at night!) and I had no problem getting in my twenty hours this week. I like working from home a lot – if I am disciplined, there are very few distractions and I feel like I have accomplished A LOT in twenty hours. A good feeling. Mendy has been here since Wednesday (going home in a few minutes) and it's been so good to have her here.

But. Let me show you a retrospective pictorial glance at our day yesterday.

outfit 1
Originally uploaded by telfandrea.

This is Cate's first outfit worn from approximately 7:30-10:30 AM until there was obviously a huge blowout.


outfit 2 – upper half
Originally uploaded by telfandrea.

This is the upper half of Cate's second outfit. The picture doesn't do the messiness justice. Major spit up, both dried and fresh, festoon her onesie.  Have I mentioned she is a projectile spitter-upper? I can thank myself for those genes.


outfit 2 – lower half
Originally uploaded by telfandrea.

This is the lower half of Cate's second outfit at approximately 1:25 PM. A small blowout. Thankful for small mercies.


outfit three
Originally uploaded by telfandrea.

This is Cate's third outfit that she wore until bedtime. As you can imagine, I do lots of baby laundry and have gotten quite good at removing stains. What I have learned in three months… 
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8 thoughts on “A Good Week

  1. Leslie

    Hi Andrea and Telfer! Cate is just beautiful! That becomes more and more apparent! Hum…. she takes after mom and dad! πŸ™‚

  2. Angel

    Gabriel was a BIG spitter (we carried him in one hand and a rag in the other at all times) plus the usual diaper stuff but it will get better. I no longer find myself changing his clothes three or four times a day. He’ll even make it through a whole day in the same shirt & pants. Less laundry!

  3. jeffhall19

    I love it! (She’ll really appreciate those pics someday!)
    Oh, I so remember that with Liam! We had 1-2 extra outfits with us at all times. If we were driving in the car and heard a blowout, we’d pull over ASAP to avoid soiling both the outfit AND the car seat. Now, go figure, Ronin NEVER has those. He’s a one-outfit-a- day kind of guy. A nice unexpected little blessing.
    I can’t believe how much more grown up Cate is looking!

  4. RaChelle

    Um, quick question – I thought poop came from behind? I am a little traumatized that it is almost half way up the FRONT of her. She is a busy girl :). Love you!

  5. sloane

    Well, I don’t know where the..expansiveness comes from..but I heard that happened with Alyce a lot..maybe she’s too fat for her diapers already πŸ™‚
    If it hadn’t been for the first blowout, I think I wouldn’t have seen a picture of Cate’s Telfer-hair!

  6. melissa roskam

    You are so much more with it than I was!! Or should I say AM!! I can’t believe you are working 20 hours from home and taking care of Cate AND I read a comment on laundry!!?? You are amazing. Can’t wait to see you in action. Love you.

  7. andrea

    oxy clean is my friend too! i love that stuff – bliss, not that great at laundry at first – had to throw away my share of onesies there for awhile! and I am not as with it as it appears – luckily, she naps well but man, I don’t have time for much else…

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