Dearest Zoe bear,
I could not adore you more. You are the sweetest baby and I love you dearly. When you open your sleepy eyes first thing in the morning, you see me and instantly smile. There's no better compliment, and no better way to start my days. You smile and your big sister and sometimes big brother (he's a little unpredictable, so sometimes he gets a frown or two). You are enjoying being propped up so that you can see everything, especially loving the songs and dances Eden and Jesse love to perform for you. You have started to laugh more, but we've only gotten a full belly laugh once. I can't wait to make you laugh more. Baby laughter is the sweetest sound on earth.
You are still sleeping and nursing well. I keep waiting for that to change; the sleep, that is, but not so far! Thank you for that, my sweet girl. Mama needs her rest to take care of you and your siblings and work part-time!
I still nearly cry when I think about your birth and finding out you were a girl! It was one of the happiest moments of my life. As you are likely our last, I'm soaking in your babyhood as much as I can, not rushing it along, not wishing it would hurry up, and not caring at all about how quickly milestones come.
Love love love you, my Zoe Elinor.