We've already had you for a week now. Right now it feels like I've known you for months already but that's probably because I haven't slept much and I've spent so much time staring at your sweet face. Yesterday it felt like I can't believe you're already a whole week old. Has it already been that long? You're already changing and growing (but not much).
You're a little bit of magic, just like your sister and you look like her too! You're the same, and you're different. My son, our son! There are so many little things I want to remember about life with you in this first week. Your tiny right ear has a little crook in it and the top of it is furry. It's precious and I admire it every time you nurse. You're nursing well, and often. You have spurts where you want to nurse every hour and we're trying to get used to each other. Me with nursing again and you with learning that you have to move your hand away from your mouth to get what you want. You hold your little clenched fist so close to your face and you're so strong. I've learned that I can offer you my thumb and you use it like a handle. Once you're latched on your face immediately softens and your eyebrows go up like internally you are sighing with relief.
Did I mention how strong you were? When we lay you on our chest or prop you up on our shoulder to burp you, you lift your head and look all around you. Life is pretty interesting to you, it's cute watching you study the fabric of the couch or watch you watch us talk to you. I can already see the wisdom behind your eyes. You're going to be a smart one, sweet Judah.
But, right now little mister your only job these first few days and weeks is to eat, sleep and grow. And so far you're doing a marvelous job!
We love you!