I believe it is life's biggest perk; snuggling up to a tiny warm body!
My Little King is almost seven months old now, and I am totally smitten. I love cuddling with him. I love kissing his little bald head. I love to hear him giggle, and to play with his itty bitty toes. He is just such a joy.
It is so awesome to experience all of his firsts through his eyes of wonderment. He gets so excited while learning to “creep” to acquire a toy. He giggles all the way from his toes when he experiences the swing at the playground. He kicks his little feet when I approach the waves with him in tow, in excitement of what he knows is to come.
My Little King loves his bath, food — all food, and his big brothers. He's a Mama's boy who loves to play with my hair. He loves to go for rides in his stroller and make faces at the baby in the mirror. He enjoys razzing. He has a smile that encompasses his entire face.
You know, until I became a mother, I had no idea that love of this intensity could ever exist. Knowing how much I love these babies, and that God loves us even more, I cannot even fathom the depth of His love for us!
The way I feel about my baby is almost indescribable. You hear of people meeting a celebrity, or even just crossing paths with one. They have such a feeling of awe, or of privilege. That's how I am about this little guy that God has gifted me with. When he drifts off to sleep in my arms, and I am holding his tiny hand in mine, I am in awe. I feel so privileged to have the opportunity to be his Mama. He is my celebrity.
I know it is time to move my little man to his own crib, but it's just so difficult. I love cuddling with him so much, and I know the time will pass so quickly.
We have started putting him in his crib at night since we moved, and I can't tell you how thankful I am for those middle-of-the-night feedings when he again falls asleep in my arms.
Thank you so much, God for this child — my ninth blessing.