No doubt, the birth of newborns after great care and anticipation brings joy into our lives. But it also changes your lifestyle and the way you operate. Here are a few things that will drastically change with the
Preparing Ahead Of Time
With a little human to look after, even the simplest tasks may take hours. If you are planning on going out with your baby, consider adding another hour for getting ready. Getting ready while looking after a baby is time-consuming. Again carrying feeding bottles, napkins, diapers, and an extra set of baby’s clothes while you both get ready requires more time.
,Planning and scheduling become a major part of your life. Preparing dinner on the eleventh hour is no more an option. You may find yourself chopping vegetables on weekends. And if you skip planning meals ahead of time, then take-offs are the only option that you are left with.
Your Life Revolves Around Your Baby
Post the birth of your baby you will have fewer date nights and less number of outings with your friends. Most of your ventures would be either work-related or for shopping day to day essentials. Your baby would become a priority in your life. Henceforth, every decision you take would be based on how it will affect your little bundle of joy.
Forms Of Entertainment
The way you entertain yourself will drastically change. Books and movies will no more fascinate you. Watching your baby do almost anything will become a new form of entertainment. Though it may not sound exhilarating, playing peek-a-boo, mimicking sounds, and watching your baby grow is fun and satisfying. You will thoroughly enjoy small precious moments like your baby’s first words and first steps, which will make you immensely happy.
If you are cleanliness freak, then get ready for adjusting your standards of ‘cleanliness.’ With a newborn baby in the house, you may end up between piles of clothes and scattered toys. If you manage to tidy up the place, you may find yourself unkempt at the end of the day. Things may randomly disappear or get misplaced. This is especially true in the first initial days when you are trying to get accustomed to your new life and setting things in order.
You will be much more concerned about the future of the human race and the world that we live in. After all, we will be handing over this world to our future generation and we want the best possible environment for them to thrive and grow in. Again, concerns about your baby’s health, his/her education, and financial security will bother you for almost all of your life.
Missing Your Personal Space
You may miss lone times where you could enjoy your favorite dessert or chocolate peacefully without having to share it, or you may miss long rejuvenating baths that would freshen you up after a long tiring day. With your kid clinging to your side 24 x 7, making space for ‘me time’ can be a difficult task.