Shout out to fellow writer Hillary, who echoes my EXACT sentiments about being on the road with a baby. PERFECT! A post I don’t have to write, because she already did it. 😉
My daughter and I have spent the summer visiting far-flung friends and relatives all over the place, and by a narrow margin the rewards have outweighed the challenges. Annabelle, now six months old, has been showered with love and affection, and she has brightened all the faces of those who wanted to meet her. I, too, have loved watching her interact with all the special people in our lives and re-introducing myself to close friends and relatives as a newly minted mother.
But, it has not been easy.
I think anybody planning a similar journey — particularly with a difficult baby like my own — should first consider this five-point checklist:
1) I understand that no room will be dark enough, no house quiet enough.
If your baby is like mine, she needs silence and darkness to achieve anything…
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