Time goes SOOO fast around here! I told Joel today, it seems like just a couple weeks ago that Zachary was tiny and screaming all the time, and refusing to eat, and not sleeping at night....and now he's such a big, sweet boy. He has slept through the night FOUR times this week! :) YAY! And all the people said, Amen. He sleeps from about 9:00 or 9:30 pm to 6:30 or 7 am, so that is wonderful. He is just such a happy boy, too. He loves for someone to be there playing with him as often as possible, and he responds to Peek-a-boo now, and giggles at me sometimes when I tell him he's a silly boy or talk in a silly voice. :)
Yesterday Joel called from town and I couldn't get to the phone in time because I was nursing Zachary, but when Zachary heard Joel's voice on the answering machine, he popped right off, and looked around to see where Daddy was! He loves his daddy! :)
He's started giving kisses now, too- when you hold him up to your cheek, he'll open his mouth and 'kiss' you, and it's so fun! Those first few weeks were so difficult, and I just thought, How long will this tough stage last??? But now all of his little responses are so rewarding, and he's so much fun. And I'm thankful we went through those tough times together, because now we appreciate his happy little personality so much more!