In honor of celebrating two months since Parx's birth, I wanted to get some of my favorite pictures together to remember how much I have loved these first few months. I don't ever want to forget how wonderful it felt to be a new mom. There are hard times, but the amazing times by far outweigh the 3AM cry seshes.
I know every mom probably thinks theirs is the greatest child ever so you may say I'm biased, but I think Parx is the most perfect little baby. I can't believe how amazing he is. I'm so excited to continue to watch him grow. Here's some of the best moments we caught throughout these first two months.
I had a pretty easy birth. I was induced on my due date, May 9th, and we ended up having a c-section on May 10th. Parx's foot was stuck in the umbilical cord. Our favorite analogy was that he was ready to head out to sea, but was still tied to the dock. The surgery was quick and Parx made his debut at 6:35pm.
A friend from work made this awesome Poncho Peacock onesie. It's so funny that we called him Poncho as a joke for months before he was born, but once he was here, he's 100% just been Parx.
We were discharged just in time for Mother's Day. Parx had elevated bilirubin levels, aka jaundice, so we were tasked with getting him a little bit of sun to help the levels become normal. We learned right away that he loved being outside especially on walks around the neighborhood.
Parx took his first trip to the beach at five weeks old. We were prepping to move out there for a little family staycation. He's already a great beach and travel baby.
While on our beach vacation Parx gained a ton of weight, grew out of his 3 month clothes and held his head up on his own for the first time. He loved spending time with his cousins, grandparents and great grandparents.
Check out that smile! Melts my heart.
We head to the pediatrician today for his two month check-up. I'm interested to find out how much he has grown since we were last there for his one week check-up in May.
Also, one leg is undone in the photo because my mom said he needed some freedom. I can't tell who's more obsessed with this little guy, myself or my mom :)
I try to put into words what I want for him in life, but sometimes it's just easier to borrow from Lynyrd Skynyrd.
So Parx, take your time. Don't live too fast. Troubles will come and they will pass. You'll find a woman and you'll find love. (*Or not a woman. That's ok too. I will love you no matter what you decide in life.*) And don't forget that there is someone up above. And be a simple kind of man.
I've never been a particularly sentimental person, but man, having a kid has really done it to me. Hopefully, you have enjoyed our little walk through Parx's first few months. We'll catch up with a new vlog soon!
Much Love, Lindsey