My dearest K,
In the blink of an eye, you’re already 7 months old! You’ve spent almost as much time outside in this big world as you did in my tummy. I still remember what an active little boy you were inside me, kicking and swimming around. We used to liken you to a shark because you would skim close to the top of my tummy and I would have an amazing moment watching my tummy move with huge swinging movements!
I would admit that motherhood hasn’t been easy especially when it’s just you and me. Most times, I admit to being really clueless and sometimes impatient at how to entertain you or keep you from crying especially during change times. But I’ve had you, and you’ve had me and together we’ve just kept pushing on through these months, both learning from each other.
I can’t begin to tell you how much we love having you. When the clock hits 5+pm, all I can think about is hurrying over to infant care to pick you up and seeing your gummy smile once you see us. When I’m carrying you in the carrier, I love stroking your round little head and feeling your soft hair beneath my fingers. I love to watch you sleep with your head tilted up and your arms outstretched, taking over the whole bed, as if you haven’t a care in the world. Your sleeping face is incredibly cute with your little upturned mouth and long lashes. And everytime you pause and look up at me for a long moment with the cute chubby face of yours, I want to hold that moment forever.
Sometimes, I watch you when you’re sleeping and think I’ve just lucked out. I must have used up almost all my good luck in getting you and being blessed with such a cute, fair and smart little boy to bring up. As with all parents, we have big dreams for you. Wherever possible, we will try our best to give you the best we can afford and I hope you will grow up to be a kind, happy, responsible and intelligent boy with big dreams and aspirations.
All my love,