Of dreams and smiles- Part II


I have been sleeping well lately *knocks on wood* that I have started to get dreams!! I started losing sleep when I was in my third trimester of pregnancy due to pupps. Dang those rashes were so itchy and painful that I had to wake my husband or my mom up and cry to them to slather hydrocortisone or sandalwood paste all over my bump, legs and hands. I couldn’t sleep well for more than 2 hours at a stretch. As if this wasn’t enough I had to get up for peeing. Pupps went away after I delivered but I had to feed baby every 2 hours and she used to drink for an hour or so and then sometimes she wanted me to comfort feed her to make her sleep after that one hour of feeding. So basically no sleep so no dreams.
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Floral Nursery Tour

This time last year I was obsessively creating mood boards on Pinterest for baby’s nursery room. Eventually the room came together and I’m very happy how my Pinterest dream came true. We painted the room, we assembled the crib, I stuck pompoms to curtains because pompoms are SO cute, we arranged the closet (she has her own closet with tiny hangers!).  What was not on my ‘floral’ themed mood board was ‘jungle’ themed wall decal, it was baby’s dad’s idea and I was ok with it as it had some pastel colors. Here’s the tour of Sammy’s nursery room, I shot it long back and even uploaded on youtube but it took me more than a month to write a wee blogpost about it.
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Quiet Book

Ever since I got pregnant, I wanted to do something for the baby. Like some people knit scarf/mittens, some people sew dresses. But I can’t do either of them so I settled for making headbands and something that is related to book. I wanted to create a story book but I can’t sketch to save the life of me. Great, now I feel like I’m not good at anything!! I came across this idea of quiet book and thought this looks cool so why not! You can find them easily on Amazon or any bookstore but the creative satisfaction that I get when I was making it or when I read this book to Sam is nothing compared to reading the mainstream books. I’m sure she will treasure it in future and I’m hoping it stays in one piece for her to treasure . Here’s how it looks, let me know how you like it!! 🙂
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