Tuesday, September 09, 2008
Drake
























Drake,
At 6 pounds, you were our biggest baby and from the beginning you were our best sleeper. The first night that you slept in my room, I held you and Britta on my chest and your tiny little hand held my finger. those early weeks when I was so sleep deprived I could hardly see straight, you were my big guy, my rock that slept the most and cried the least.

As you got older, you never stopped sleeping well, but you did become the one to cry the most and need the most attention. As much as I love the other babies for being easy, I love you for needing me. I just love you all as you are.

Today you are a year old and in the last year you have learned to roll, crawl, stand holding on to something and feed yourself. When it's time to go to bed, you hold your blanket and giraffe and quietly play until you fall asleep.

You weighed 6 lbs when you were born and now you weigh 25 pounds. You have an awesome smile and a deep laugh and a funny gruff little way of talking to yourself.

You are such a sweet and loveable baby. We couldn't imagine a world without you. We love you, Drake.
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