Baby's First Year: Week 12 (Date Night)


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Meet first-time mom starburst1680. She's sharing the roller coaster ride of her first year of motherhood. Check back every week for all the emotion and exhaustion — right up until Kathryn Grace's first birthday.

Week 12:

My husband and I celebrated Valentine's Day early. Last Tuesday night, my mom babysat Kathryn so we could have a good date night.


We went out to a nice dinner at one of our favorite restaurants and then saw Avatar in 3-D IMAX. It was the third time my husband had seen it, but the first for me. Then we came home and enjoyed a nice night together and my mom dropped Kathryn off in the morning. It was really nice to have a night with just my husband and I. I love spending as much time with Kathryn as possible but I think we needed a night together without her.

What was the first night out like for you and your SO after the baby had been born?

(We're celebrating starburst168's first year with baby, so thanks for keeping your judgments about parenting choices to yourself!)


Previous Weeks:

Week 11: First Road Trip & First Giggle

Week 10: Formula Supplement

Week 9: Not Pooping!

Week 8: Rolling Over

Week 7: First Bath

Week 6: Going Back to Work

Week 5: Baby's First Christmas

Week 4: Sleeping Less, Not More

Week 3: First Giggle

Week 2: First Outings

Week 1: Meet Mom and Baby

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