Sunday, October 16, 2011

3 Weeks!

I can't believe it's already been three weeks (plus a couple days) since Jonas joined our family! It's amazing to see the many changes in just 21 days:

One week old: Jonas was definitely awake more than the other two boys at this age, but still he pretty much ate and slept for the majority of the first week.Two weeks old: Jonas was awake more this week and started to get more consistent with his eating/sleeping patterns. He's getting used to living with lots of noise thanks to his big brothers! When I was taking this picture I asked him to smile for me and this is what I got. I know, it's probably not a "real" smile, but it made this mommy happy anyways!

Three weeks old: This week we've really gotten into our routine, which means that Jonas has had to get used to going places! We've been to school to pick up Malachi, to soccer practice, to Mommy and Me, to the park, to the doctor's office, to the grocery store, to church...and I'm sure many other places I've forgotten! Jonas is eating and sleeping great - he's even given us a couple of 6 hour stretches at night! He's also starting to focus a little more on the activity around him, especially when his brothers get in his face to talk to him and "share" toys.
It's funny how three weeks can fly by so quickly yet at the same time it feels like Jonas has been a part of our family forever. It's been a bit of an adjustment (and we've REALLY appreciated all the help from family and friends), but I think we're figuring out what our new normal looks like - and I wouldn't change a thing!


Sharp Family said...

he's already getting so big! he really is sweet! 6 hour stretches huh? what a great baby!

J, H, A and M said...

Amazing...six hours!!!
I hope you didn't jinx yourself Erin.
He looks so so big. Adorable. Loved the update.