Things to Remember

June 3, 2006 @ 6:17 am | Filed under:

The way a newborn stretches and arches her back when you pick her up while she’s sleeping, so taut and curved in your hands, and then melts into you when you bring her close.

The way her fists press up under her cheeks when she’s nursing.

KissThe way I have to keep washing yogurt off the back of her head because her brother cannot stop kissing her, even when he’s in the middle of a meal.

The little things.

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    Beth says:

    What a blessing babies are! Now I’m all nostalgic for the days when I had a 2.5yo and a newborn 🙂

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    Mary Beth Patnaude says:

    It is fun, albeit exhausting, to have a 2 year old and a new baby. The 2 year old shows such love and affection!

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    Alice Gunther says:

    It is amazing how you forget those little details–although I’m looking forward to a vivid reminder!

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    Rebecca says:

    I love how they arch their backs that way as well! They make that funny face and stretch their arms, fists clenched by their cheeks when they do it! My Annie is only 6 months but she no longer does the arch thing. Thanks for reminding me!

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    CityMom says:

    This post just made me cry. I think that so many women would be stopped by fear or just being overwhelmed from having another baby after a child is born with special needs. You are showing that not only is this new baby a blessing to you and your husband and your girls, but she is a very special blessing to Wonderboy, who will learn and love and laugh and teach so much as a big brother!