Saturday, December 08, 2007
drake




Drake,
You are 13 weeks old tomorrow and the sweetest baby. You weigh 12 pounds 1 ounce. Even though Jack has caught up to you, you still seem like the big boy because you have the biggest head!

You were Baby B and at 32 weeks you passed up Jack as the biggest baby. It was that gorgeous head of yours that did it - your head was the size of a 36 week singleton at 32 weeks. We called you Bubba, but the name never really stuck. You were on my left side, in a breech position. You moved the most of all the babies. I loved your sweet little tapping.

When you first came home from the hospital, you were the calmest of the babies, the one I thought of as my rock. You would sleep and sleep. I would wake you up to feed you and you would go right back to sleep. You could sleep the longest because you had the most weight and you still are a great sleeper. You have slept through the night a few times already, but most of the time daddy and I wake you up just so we can get back to sleep.

Since you were about 6 weeks old, you have earned the reputation as the fussiest during the day. You are such a gorgeous baby, you are even beautiful when you cry. You were the first to smile and when you are calm, there's nothing that can beat it.

You look a lot like Grace did when she was a baby. Holding you has reminded me of little things about her that I had forgotten. Your eyes look like mine. They are still dark blue with some gray, but I expect they will turn green with a little brown like my eyes (and Lillie's). Your ears and toes are like mine - your second toe is longer than your big toe. Your hairline and forehead seem more like your dad's. When you were in the hospital and first home, you rarely opened your eyes. Lucky me, I get to look into those beautiful eyes every day.

I love you, my sweet boy.
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