Ella had her first bottle today! She did very well taking the bottle from Pete. She was four weeks old as of yesterday, so we thought it would be a good time to try it. Of course, we fully recognize what this means... We can have a babysitter! I think it will make other outings a bit easier as well. And yes, she drank that bottle just like Daddy drinks: incredibly fast.
I experienced "a Mom moment" for the first time last night. After Pete got home from the hospital, I headed out to run some errands. Ella stayed home. While I was at Target, I saw another young woman who had a baby carrier in her cart. As she passed me, I turned to look at her baby who looked to be about the same age as Ella. Immediately, I missed my little girl. I wanted to skip the rest of my shopping and drive straight home. I had heard of this happening to other moms, but it was a first for me. Not that it will prevent me from running errands on my own in the future (I'm sure there will come a time when I will appreciate those solo shopping trips), but for now I'm taking my wee one along. This afternoon's destination: the grocery store.