Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Three Weeks!

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A little after 5pm today, you will turn 3 weeks old. I know that's not a long time, but I have a hard time remembering what life was like before you were here! Every day, Paprika asks me if we can keep you forever. I want that more than anything - you have been the sweetest gift to our family, and I can't imagine the world without you in it.

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As far as what you are up to now, you are awake sometimes, and you sleep sometimes. You like to be held a lot. Which is a-okay, because you are hard to put down. You love being held mostly by your mama, but daddy is turning out to be okay sometimes, too!

You are starting to hold your head up on your own. You started that about a week ago, and you are getting so strong! You are so aware and curious about everything going on around you. I wonder what you are thinking...I think you love it here, too.

You are adored by your big sisters. When I walk into the room with you, they smother you with kisses and beg to hold you. You are a very loved little baby.

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You like to "talk" to us in your baby language - lots of coos, oohs, and gurgles. You are a sweet, happy baby and you fit right in to our family. I am thankful for every moment with you. You make being a mommy very gratifying, and I am so excited to watch you grow.

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My favorite thing in the whole world is holding you close. And thankfully, I have gotten to do that a lot lately. You are the best Christmas gift I ever could get, and my heart is so full this year. I love you, little one, and I am so thankful for you.

Love,
Mom

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3 comments:

Sheila said...

Not cool to make me blubber like a baby on a Wednesday afternoon... sniff, sniff. They were happy tears. Pavenzia looks like a delicate doll in your arms. Can't help but smile at Paprika's happy grin when kissing her sister. The look on Pavenzia's face as her Daddy holds her is sweetly similar to her sisters when they were small. Lastly, the knowing look of love on your face looking at Ginger "You're still my baby, don't grow up yet".

AJ said...

I adore your blog and your calm simple style! Your girls are very lucky to have you as a mom!

I am curious...is Pavenzia still a nickname or did you formally name her Pavenzia?

What a special gift she is!

Lauren said...

you keep on holding that sweet baby tight and enjoying every minute! She is such a blessing.