5:45 AM: I wake up and check in on Wyatt who is still sleeping soundly in his crib.
5:50 AM: Blend up a green smoothie and go for a quick 1.5 mile jog on the treadmill.
6:15 AM: Shower and get dressed for the day.
6:40: AM: Enjoy a cup of coffee while reading the news and social media.
6:55 AM: Wyatt wakes up and I nurse him and get him dressed.
7:10 AM: I do my hair and make up while Wyatt plays happily in his activity gym.
7:45 AM: Head over to my mom’s house with Wyatt and Maggie.
8:10 AM: Nurse Wyatt again at my Mom’s house. (just a little snack)
8:30 AM: Head into the office.
11:00 AM: Take a pumping break at my computer. Answer some emails and catch up on social media.
1:30: PM Pick up Wyatt
2:00: PM Feed Wyatt at home.
2:30: PM Take a long walk with Maggie and Wyatt.
3:00 PM: Put Wyatt down for a 1.5 hour nap.
3:05 PM: Work on some freelance work while also preparing dinner.
4:30 PM: Wyatt wakes up and we read books, sing songs, and play.
5:00 PM: Nurse Wyatt
5:30 PM: Get dinner ready and feed Wyatt some food.
6:15 PM: Ryan comes home and we sit down for a nice family dinner.
7:00 PM: Go on a family walk.
7:30 PM: Wyatt’s bedtime routine. Bath, songs, books, pajamas, fall asleep in crib.
8:00 PM: Catch up on some house chores.
8:30 PM: Pour a glass of wine and chat with Ryan and maybe watch some TV
9:30 PM: Read in bed.
10:30 PM: Fall asleep for the night.
Ha! APRIL FOOLS!!!
I wish! Did I fool you??? My days look a little more like this:
5:50 AM: Wyatt wakes up and I nurse him and then try to get him to settle down or go back to bed so I can get as much sleep as possible.
7:20 AM: Force myself to get out of bed and throw on some clothes and maybe some eyeliner and moisturizer and brush my hair.
7:30 AM: Get Wyatt dressed.
7:35 AM: Throw together some breakfast and my lunch and pour some coffee in a travel mug and lug everything for our day out to the car.
7:45 AM: Drive Maggie and Wyatt over to my mom’s house.
8:10 AM: Nurse Wyatt again.
8:30 AM: Head into work.
11:00 AM: Take my pumping break in the bathroom. Ick.
1:30 PM: Leave work and head to my mom’s. Feed Wyatt before driving home.
2:00 PM: Chug coffee. Work on some freelance while simultaneously playing with Wyatt.
2:45 PM: Get Wyatt down for a nap. He falls asleep and I try to sneak in some more work.
3:00 PM: Wyatt wakes up from his “nap”
3:10 PM: After it is clear he is not going to fall back asleep I set him up with some toys so I can attempt get some work done.
5:30 PM: Feed Wyatt.
6:00 PM: Get dinner ready. Like cook a frozen pizza or throw together a salad.
6:30 PM: Ryan comes home and we take turns eating dinner while the other entertains Wyatt.
7:00 PM: Go for a short family walk.
7:20 PM: Give Wyatt his bath and read and sing to him. Enjoy our only time all day together to relax and enjoy Wyatt.
7:25 PM: Wyatt is wide awake.
7:30 PM: Don’t give up hope. Lights out. Nurse Wyatt. Rock Wyatt. Desperately try to get Wyatt to sleep.
8:00 PM: Repeat above.
8:30 PM: Bring Wyatt downstairs. Set him up in his rock and play.
8:40 PM: Wyatt promptly falls asleep with us. We watch a TV show until we can barely keep our eyes open.
9:30 PM: Carry Wyatt up and he sleeps in our room with us. We all fall asleep.
11:30 PM: Nurse Wyatt.
2:30 AM: Nurse Wyatt.
5:30 AM: Nurse Wyatt.
Start the day all over again!