I can hardly believe you’ve been here on this earth for two months! It’s gone by so quickly and yet I can hardly recall life without you in it.
You are growing rapidly. In the last month, you gained almost 3 pounds and added over 2 inches to your length! You are already outgrowing your 3-month clothes.
In the last few weeks, you have begun to coo and smile, and you are now attempting to laugh. You have just discovered yourself in the mirror on your playmat, and you seem to think you’re pretty funny! You love bathtime. You could spend hours in your papasan swing, and you like your pacifier most of the time. You cling to your lamb blankie when you sleep, and you seem to favor your right hand. You are fascinated by lights, enjoy staring out the window at the world, and become immediately entranced when you hear music. You like to kick your legs when you’re lying down and often try to stand on them when I am burping you. You hold your head up and steady for long periods of time and take in all that’s around you with your big blue eyes opened wide. You rarely cry, but when you do, you stick out your lower lip – I have to say, it’s adorable. Your acid reflux occasionally rears its ugly head, but you have become a champ at downing your medicine.
You have experienced many new events this month: you attended your first wedding, baby shower, and church service. You celebrated Easter Sunday. You took your first bottle and even slept through the night twice.
You are truly a good baby, Carter. As a first-time mother, I am very blessed to have a child as sweet-natured and calm as you while I continue adjusting to my new role. You definitely resemble your daddy with your even-keeled temperament.
Even days when motherhood (the scheduling of feedings, responsibilities, and unexpected challenges) seems stressful, I realize that I would rather make it through a stressful day with you in my life than to breeze through a carefree day without you in it. Your daddy and I love you more than we know how to express.
Happy 2 Months Son!