Saturday, December 08, 2007
jack




Jack,
You are 13 weeks old tomorrow and such a wonderful little boy. You weigh 12 pounds 4 ounces and it still surprises me a little to see you looking so chubby. You looked like a funny old man when you were first born (a little like Inconceivable in The Princess Bride), you had a wrinkled little forehead and not much hair, but now you have chunky legs and arms and a calmness about you.

You were Baby C and until 32 weeks you were the big baby, the one we called Chancho. You were on my right side, in a transverse breech position, stuck way up in my ribs. So stuck that I didn't feel you move as much as the other babies. At the hospital your eyes started turning light blue and now you have these amazing blue eyes just like your dad's. Looking at his baby pictures, you look the most like him. Your ears are exactly like his. Your eyes have just a touch of me to them (just a bit at the corners), and the shape of your head might be more from my side.

When you first came home from the hospital, you were the fussiest of the babies, but for weeks now you have been the calmest. I have to be sure to take time to pick you up and hold you because you don't always demand it. Your cry has a tremble to it that breaks my heart a little bit, but you are easily soothed. You like to walk and you like the swing and you like to stare at the ceiling fan.

You are smiling a lot these days and I love it. I love how easily you smile. I love you, my sweet boy.
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