Monday, October 25, 2010

The Sweetest Thing Ever

One big question in our mind before Maddox was born was how Connor was going to take it.  He would, after all, be replaced as the baby of the family and have to share the status of "Mommy's little man" with his new baby brother.

Fortunately for us, Connor has slowly stopped wanted cuddly-time with me over the past few months.  Though it's sad for me that I can't snuggle with him like I used to, the good news is that he doesn't feel supplanted by baby Maddox.  So how has he reacted to the baby?

Well, at first he just mostly ignored him.  He did ask to hold him once or twice at the hospital, but once we got home he acted like Maddox wasn't even there.  Then, after a couple of days, he'd make observations from time to time about what Maddox was doing, such as "eat" or "cry".  But the cutest thing of all happened yesterday afternoon.  I was holding Maddox on my lap and playing a matching game with Connor on the coffee table.  I just happened to look down and saw that Connor was holding Maddox's hand.

See?  Isn't that the sweetest thing ever?

2 comments:

*Jess* said...

yes! :)

Tish said...

It's so heartwarming...like "yeah, they really DO love each other!" It's the very best thing about having more kids--seeing them interact together.