What we know so far…

-Child #2 is INFINITELY easier than child #1 – mostly because you know what to look out for, and what to NOT freak out about.

-I don’t want to jinx a thing, but this adorable bundle slept from 1am to 8am.  DUDE.

-His cries mean one of 4 things: wet diper, need food NOW, I’m tired and have NO idea what to do about it, or random thing #4 we haven’t figured out yet.  But that’s rare, at least in this first 24 hours.

-Malka is smitten with her little baby brother, and we only hope that we can continue to give HER as much attention as we can in this transition time.

-His birth mother did not come to placement.  This makes us sad.  We only hope that, in time, we will be able to be a part of her world.  Malka’s birth mother has spoiled us…

-I forgot how delicious baby snuggles are.  Seriously.

-He sleeps in his car seat.  On his side.  Weird, but hey!  It works!

-Um, he has a penis.

-He takes little 45 minute cat naps, just like Malka did, and will do sometimes now.

-More to come, and we’ll share his name on February 11th, and will post more pictures to flickr after February 27th.

But for now?  See what I mean about baby snuggles? photo-50Better than Lexapro!

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37 thoughts on “What we know so far…

  1. OMG! Mazel Tov, Mazel Tov, Mazel Tov!!!!!!!!!!! I am SOOOOO happy for you guys (can you tell by all of my exclamation points and capital letters????). His little tush is so cute. I’m glad Malka is going so well…so far. Our girls are big sisters (well, ours will be soon). C.R.A.Z.Y. Congrats again! Can’t wait to see more pictures and hear more stories. xoxo

  2. ok, so my wife beat me to the punch but we’re so excited for you guys! cannot wait to hear his name and see pictures of what is sure to be an adorable face! i cannot get over his FULL head of hair, WOW!!

  3. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! I’m so jealous of those baby snuggles, enjoy every single one. Can’t wait to see more pics and learn baby boy’s name.

  4. I’m so happy for you guys. It couldn’t have happened to a nicer family. Can’t wait to meet the little guy when you’re visiting Portland. 🙂

  5. hey found your blog a few weeks ago mazal tov to you all!! he looks adorable, and being that I have a few boys myself I am partial to them. My only word of advice is cover and duck 😉

  6. So glad Malka’s into the big sister routine. Hope you’re all enjoying each other, and that the looooonnngg sleeping continues!!

  7. I am SO happy for your guys!! He looks completely adorable. Have fun being a family of four! Can’t wait to hear his name.

  8. oh honey. I am beyond happy for you, Narda & Malka. How lucky & blessed this little boy is to be a part of your beautiful & loving family. I can not wait to hear ALL when it is the appropriate time to share. Know that all of you are in my heart.xoxo

  9. Well, this is just awesome. I can’t wait to hear his name! Congratulations to the whole family, a million, zillion times over.

  10. I’m squealing over here just a little bit!!! He is beautiful, I can totally get the itsy bitsy baby snuggle energy from that picture. Enjoy and many blessings to you all!

  11. Yay. That’s wonderful news! I Know you’re busy (understatement) but I’m organizing a blog carnival celebrating Freedom to Marry week, and I wanted to invite you to join in and even promote it if you like the idea. It’s a meme following the phrase, something old, something new,etc. All the details are here: http://tinyurl.com/bzdzrt and it starts next week on Tuesday. What do you think?

  12. Congratulations! I was waiting on the icors gay aparent listserve and then I remembered that I had your blog address…..so excited that it all worked out and that you have your son home!!

    We, too, didn’t get to meet Beatriz’s birthmom and we hope some day we’ll be able to meet her.

    Enjoy your snuggles and we look forward to his name announcement and pictures.

    All the best

    Kelly

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