Friday, January 4, 2008

Observance of baby being sick

When I get sick I moan, whimper and complain. I guess I want people to know I am sick so I feel better. It's selfish, I know. But, I have just realized that when babies are sick, they have no idea they are sick. They also do not really carry on the acts of being sick. Self pity, moaning and groaning. They may be fussy, but that is just because they do not feel good. They are not trying to get more attention though. It occurred to me a few days ago when Hadley was looking so cute on the couch when I was swaddling her. She was looking so cute and happy. Her eyes were wide open and observant - as observant as any 5 week old could be. I was just staring at her thinking "you aren't sick- you don't look sick" and then, she coughed and sneezed all the while still looking so dang cute and innocent.

2 comments:

paintrly1 said...

Dave,
What a great idea! I know you are so excited about being a Dad, and you are so interested in good parenting. I look forward to hearing all about your observations and feelings of Daddydom.

K*Funk said...

We will keep this site in mind once our little one comes along!

I have you bookmarked!

:)