What I'm glad I prepared for (and what I didn't) in my postpartum journey...

What a wild ride!

Motherhood is amazing, in all ways. I'm amazed at the love I've got for this little human. I'm amazed at how efficiently he grows and how intuitively he seeks out comfort, and how my body wants to intuitively respond. I'm amazed at all the different ways one can raise a baby, the thousands of different decisions to make - big and small - and that at the end of their "babyhood" they'll all end up playing and exploring together in the same world as they grow up.

Friends and family graciously advised me on all sorts of newborn and new mama topics, and I sponged it all up so that I c