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One week old! ☮Hippie Jesus☮ 2 kids; West Virginia 10560 posts
10th Jul '13

Luke Alexander! :)



003_zps41c94bdf.jpg(Yes, yes, the loose blankets... I know. He's in the pack n play right next to me and I put it over him to keep the cool air from the AC off of him. The one under him is what I would normally swaddle him with...)



Anyway, he's such a champ at breastfeeding! It feels so much easier this time than with my first son. I'm not sure whether it's because I was 17 and overwhelmed with having a new baby and it made breastfeeding seem that much more difficult... Or because although I wasn't diagnosed (never told the doctor about it), I really do believe that I had PPD and for the longest time, it just seemed so, so hard to do even the simple tasks that come along with having an infant, such as changing diapers or bathing baby. I don't feel overwhelmed at all this time and honestly, since he's been home, it's been a constant feeling of elation. I hope it stays this way... I love my older son and did when he was an infant as well, more than anything, but how I felt after having him really, really sucked and it seemed to last for a really long time. I could have been a better mom to him earlier on had I gotten help, I believe.



Oh, and Mr. Luke rolled from back to belly at 5 days old! :)



Here is big brother, Kaden and I! He's such a big boy now! And very smart as well! He can almost legibly write his name... knows all of his shapes, colors, can count to 20, knows certain ABCs, but mostly the ones in his name. Oh, and he's pretty darn sweet too. He will be 4 in September. <3
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Nikki+2 2 kids; Colorado Springs, Colorado 11518 posts
10th Jul '13

Such cute boys! I love his name too. My son's name is Alexander, but we almost named him Lucas. :)

.Jezebel. 1 child; Sumter, South Carolina 9132 posts
10th Jul '13

So handsome!

Colt's mommy 1 child; Moore, Oklahoma 21501 posts
10th Jul '13

Congrats one the new baby!!! Your older son is so cute!! He's about the same age as mine, he'll be 4 in October!

Tara plus 3! Due October 10 (girl); 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Missouri 2773 posts
10th Jul '13

So cute! And hush your baby you can do what you want with him! No reason to explain the blankets! :)

☮Hippie Jesus☮ 2 kids; West Virginia 10560 posts
10th Jul '13
Quoting Tara plus 2.5:):" So cute! And hush your baby you can do what you want with him! No reason to explain the blankets! :)"


Well, I just thought I'd hush the police before they got here. I've been around BG for awhile... I know how it goes. lol

orlons momma 18 kids; Sewell, 1774 posts
10th Jul '13

Congrats. Baby looks great and so do u and big brother :)

Zeke's Mama Due September 26 (girl); 1 child; Pensacola, Florida 5819 posts
10th Jul '13

Congrats! You got some cute babies there!

Tara plus 3! Due October 10 (girl); 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Missouri 2773 posts
10th Jul '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting ☮Hippie Jesus☮:</b>" Well, I just thought I'd hush the police before they got here. I've been around BG for awhile... I know how it goes. lol"</blockquote>



I know. But screw them! :)

☮Hippie Jesus☮ 2 kids; West Virginia 10560 posts
10th Jul '13

Thanks everyone! :)

*~AngelEyes~* 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Memphis, Tennessee 10431 posts
10th Jul '13

Aww lil man is so cute!! And such a handsome big brother, too. Both our babies are the same age aww :-)