All those cliches, those things you hear about having a baby and motherhood - all of them are true. And all of them are the most beautiful things you will ever experience.
Today our baby girl is three months old. She has brought so much joy and love into our lives, that I'm having a hard time finding the words to describe it. Personally, I have never been happier. As someone who's experienced many bouts of depression, I never really understood what happy meant. I thought it meant being content. I was wrong. This is happy. Every time Little Miss shoots me her crooked smile, or gives us a little giggle, I feel nothing but pure joy. My heart literally sings. Every little thing she does, from the way she looks around a room taking in what she's seeing, to changing her dirty diaper, is the best thing I've ever seen or done in my entire life.
I've also never been so sure of myself. It amazes me that at a time when I should be feeling like a fish out if water, I feel perfectly at home. It's a great feeling, and I hope it continues as this little girl grows.
OK, enough with the mushy crap ;-)
Here are a few of Hazel's favorite things;
- She loves to smile, all the time :)
- She is the happiest little baby when she wakes up in the morning. I am greeted every morning with her crooked grin.
- Hazel has found out she has a voice box and is not afraid to use it. She likes to yell for no reason other than to hear herself.
- Little Miss has found her fingers and they are her favorite toy, and as soon as she can figure out how to get to her toes I know she'll be a happy girl.
Joe and I are also convinced Hazel knows she is a cutie. We are going to be in for it....
In July we will be taking Hazel on her first flight. The three of us will be going to Colorado for three glorious weeks! Pap Pap's job got transferred to Pueblo, CO (not permanently). We are going to take advantage of the move and spend some time out west. I am very excited about this trip. The past two summers have found me taking new adventures, and I am so looking forward to taking this adventure with my new little family.
Well that's all for now folks. Here some pictures of our little girl at 3 months old.
|Hazel was not impressed with turning 3 months.|
|This smile :)|
|Our beautiful girl|