Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Day 14

Two weeks...I've managed to keep this up for two weeks. And as I reflect back on the pictures I've posted, I also think back over the last 7 weeks. You're always told about the major accomplishments your child will perform; holding their head up, their first smile, sleeping through the night, their first word. Nobody tells you about the little things that they do every day that makes your heart swell with pride. The look in their eyes when they discover something new, the first time they soothe themselves without your help, the moment that you realize they've woken up without having to cry.
He was so peaceful and content, I had no idea he was awake until I got up to leave the room.

I have learned so much over the past 7 weeks. I always felt that being a mother was one of the things I was meant to do with my life. I never comprehended how much a little person could teach me in such a short time, not just about being a parent, but about life in general. Something my mom told me suddenly makes much more sense. "Children are a piece of your heart wandering around outside of your body."

On a less serious note, I just want to say...
Like father, like son!

1 comment:

  1. Great Gramma Z. and Great "Papa" Z. are just loving the pictures, and especially your commentary. We love all of you!