9 Dec 2011

Week 3 – I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing

Dear sweet Berry pie,
my heart is beating fast from the emotions as I write this entry.
We made it to three weeks, oh gosh I am so proud of us. When the midwife came for your weekly check up she informed us that you’ve gained your birth weight 8 lb 3oz plus 4oz. This made me so happy because it means you are feeding well and I am producing enough milk and you don’t need formula.
I read somewhere that breastfeeding is like learning to dance with your baby and by the fact that we managed to get through three weeks means a lot. My nipples are not sensitive when you latch. Milk is coming beautifully and it tastes quite nice {yes i licked off some that fell on my arms}. I am so SOO proud of us.
Sometimes after the night feed we both fall asleep. When I wake up in the morning I watch you sleep in disbelieve to have such a lovely daughter like you. I like the way you stretch so much. The other morning I woke few seconds before you (my body is so attuned to yours) and after watching your mesmerising sleep I found myself mentally singing I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing…
Dont Wanna Miss A Thing by Aerosmith on Grooveshark
The whole week the song kept popping into my head when I caught myself watching you sleep and I couldn’t stop photographing you.   sleepingberry You look so beautiful and serene. The lyrics are like written for how I am feeling every moment since you entered into our lives:
I could lie awake just to hear you breathing
Watch you smile while you are sleeping
While you're far away dreaming
I could spend my life in this sweet surrender
And just stay here lost in this moment forever
Well, every moment spent with you
Is a moment I treasure
[Chorus]
I don't wanna close my eyes
I don't wanna fall asleep
'Cause I'd miss you, babe
And I don't wanna miss a thing'Cause even when I dream of you
The sweetest dream will never do
I'd still miss you, babe
And I don't wanna miss a thing
I really want to capture each moment. Wow, I don’t know how to describe the feelings you bring to me. And I know it is a cliche but they are right when they say it impossible to describe the love a mother feels for her child. I LOVE YOU so much and don’t want to miss a thing about each moment I spend with you. theembrace Thank you so much for choosing me as your mother.
All my love, all my love, all my love,
Mummy TOI.

15 comments:

  1. omgomgomgomg!!!!!!!!!!!!


    CONGRATULATIONS!!!! She is an absolute doll!!!!

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  2. Awww...she is absolutely gorgeous...she really does look like one of those porcelain dolls, all that beautiful hair! I felt the same about my sweet little angels...then they started being able to tattle on each other and I figured I can miss a few things here and there (c: Congrats, mama!

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  3. OMG TOI, your daughter is gorgeous and all that hair. You know if we were in Africa I would so ask for her hand in marriage for my son already ;)....jk.
    I do love these posts, they are so sweet. Congrats again, motherhood sure looks good on you

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  4. Such a sweet letter, and such a cute baby!

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  5. She is very pretty! I know what you mean when uou say you've taseted your own milk. *raises hand* I've done it too.

    Its great that she gained her birth weight back, looks like everthing is moving along smoothly. --KalleyC

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  6. Ok I'm glad I'm back from my weekend digitavle sabbatical so I can see the cuteness that is you and Berry's love story...too precious!

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  7. what a beautiful post! so sweet.

    Berry is just so beautiful. But no surprise with how beautiful her mommy is, inside and out.

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  8. Look at all that beautiful hair. You two were meant for each other. So happy for you.

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  9. Thank you ladies :).
    @Pegster they can become friends and maybe one who knows :)

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  10. I just can't over how beautiful she is! And I love this song by Aerosmith. I feel the same way about my kids. I don't want to miss a thing.

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