My morning began at 3 a.m. when the baby woke up crying. It was one of those cries that said, "Come get me." Then a misleading pause to make you think they went back to sleep before the "Come get me" gets louder. I stumbled into the children's room and scooped up the baby before she woke up the other children. She was very warm.Click here to read the rest of the post...
It took me a minute to get out of my fog, but I realized that her warmth was not a result of being snuggled comfortably under the blanket... it was coming from the inside of her body. My baby had a temperature.
I grabbed the diaper bag, her sippy cup from the fridge and took everything to my room turning on the light so I could get a good look at her. She was breathing very rapidly and she seemed drowsy. I immediately gave her a dose of Tylenol and encouraged her to drink. She drank thirstily...
Monday, January 11, 2010
Have you ever heard of TextTrust? I hadn't until today. And, no, that has nothing to do with this post except that coming across that site led me to one of my old posts called "What a crazy morning!" Before I could even finish it I was tired. Having a baby is work... Here's a peek at the beginning of that post:
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