10.20.2008

Kareem and Mom in Abu Dhabi

I've been worried recently about flying with Kareem and  kept praying that he doesn't cry much and make a scene on the plane. I also did my best to get him accept the bottle which he hates sooo much. We struggled for weeks until he eventually accepted it. Unfortunately, on the plane, and before taking off, he decided that he doesn't want to eat from the bottle at allllll! and the moment I put it in his mouth, he started screaming. I didn't know what to do. I gave it another try and again he started screaming. He was hungry and I had to come up with a way to feed him. Once he was full, he fell asleep and spent most of the journey sleeping. So, in general, Kareem was a good boy except for the bottle and screaming part.

Yesterday I was all alone with Kareem for the first time, with no one to help.. no baba and no teta. Kareem is not used to stay alone or leave me alone :D and I was wondering what am I supposed to do now that I have more responsibilities. But again, it was easier than I expected. I managed to do some housework and cook. I'm trying to make him get used to stay alone while I'm busy doing something, it breaks my heart to hear him crying but since he doesn't need anything except being held, he nags a little bit and then stops. With time it will get easier I believe.

9 comments:

W. said...

7araam Kareem... :l: give him a massaasa mni lamma yseer akbar shwai :p

el7amdella 3al salaameh, keef shayfeh el denya b Abu Dhabi???

Diana said...

u mean pacifier? He hates it too :D
Allah ysalmek 7abebti Weddo, among the other places we lived in, I like Abu Dhabi the most

W. said...

Noo asdi give him a lollipop hadeyyeh mn auntie Weddo for being a good boy moqaranatan b ba2i el babies :D

el7amdella.. Insha'Allah betshooofo ayyam 7elweh kteer hnaak

nido said...

7amdillah 3assalameh :D
I'm so happy for you, and inshallah life will get easier away from your mom...

I wonder how my life will be like once I'm back home and on my own...

Dawn said...

hamdella 3al salameh.
I'm so glad Kareem behaved, I had a feeling he would.
You'll be great with him on your own. You're his mama (^_^)

Karmel said...

Dont worry dear it will get better and soon inshalla you will be taking him mishwar to the mall and park and you will have great time just the 2 of u :)

Sam said...

im glad your flight went well...i would be so sad if my baby does not take a pacifier or the bottle..i dont know what i would do without the soother..phew..inshallah he will be like his brother and love it..
he will get used to it being just u and him..and he is probably used to being picked up the minute he makes a sound...try to find things to do with him..like a mom and baby group and stuff..it will be good for both of u:)

Diana said...

Weddo, aaah OK, Kareem says thank you auntie Weddo and his mom says thanks too :hug:

Nido, Allah ysalmek ya rab, u didn't tell us how did Mariyah behave on the plane??

Dawn: Allah ysalmek, thank you :)

Karmouleh: me and Kareem never went out la7alna, so u think it's possible? we'll see :D

Sam: yes he is used to be picked up whenever he makes a sound unfortunately, and we still need time to break this bad habit. thanks for the advice :)

nido said...

Oh don't remind me:D it took me 24 hours from my home to Amman, she only slept for 5 hours...She never takes a bottle and a pacifier, I had to keep her on my lap eaither playing with her or nursing her!! I had to eat my meals really quick and couldn't use the toilet!
kan ma2sah, but I kept calming myself down saying that I'll be with my mom soon, so it's worth it! and sob7an Allah it was :$ This is why I'm so glad I will have hubby with me on our way back, hamdillah...he's gonna have LOTS of fun,,,lol