When I first walked into the studio and saw a little rattle lying in the otherwise empty Pack 'N Play, I confess, I got a little choked up. I haven't been away from Robert very much since we brought him home from the hospital. But I recovered quickly, and after about a nanosecond of basking in my glorious aloneness I was all, "Baby? What baby?"
I tried bringing R.J. to the studio with me a few weeks ago. Including our time in transit, it ended up taking me 4 hours to stretch one piece of watercolor paper.My most astonishing feat on that particular day was getting R.J. to nap in the studio:
I've been taking these great new mom and baby classes at Isis Parenting. A few weeks ago one of the other ladies in class said, "I just want to take a shower without someone sitting and crying in a vibrating chair outside the door." Even though my literal shower this morning did, in fact, include someone sitting and crying in a vibrating chair outside the door, my metaphorical shower was very peaceful and productive;)