Hi, I’m Geochick.

Welcome to my blog. What started out as a private blog to document our adoption journey has evolved into my journey through therapy and spiritual awakening. Without our struggles to build a family, I’m not sure I’d be waking up, and for that I’m grateful.

And Now I'm Getting Nervous (baby-centric) *edited*

Baby X has been doing great with walking....until he started trying to run, or look at everything around him.  Since then, there's been a nerve wracking handful of head bonks.  It's really not fun and I hate feeling like a horrible parent when he falls right next to me.  Perhaps I need to be hanging on to his hand at every moment?  Yes, I know, it happens.  But it's so hard when it happens and it feels horrible for everyone involved. (I'm guessing Baby X in particular...)

I'll be really happy when it stops.  Oh, and when he stops throwing a tantrum every time we tell him no.  And when he stops hitting every time we tell him no or change his diaper.  Oooh, that little look, do you know that look?  That one that says, "hmmm...I know you're saying no for a reason, and I know I shouldn't hit you, but I'm thinking it'll make me feel better anyway."  I get that look several times a day.  The "uh-oh" song is getting tiring.


A joy.


p.s.  And he's cutting molars.  Ugh.

p.p.s.  Hi negativity.  I feel like I need to throw in some positivity as well.  :)  He's learning words, gives hugs and kisses and is fun to take to the playgrounds.  Oh, and he's learning how to sit still and can sit on our laps and "read" a book.  I love that!

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