Today Luca is one month old. It’s strange.. I can’t believe a whole month has gone by but at the same time I feel as though Luca has always been with us.
I’ve learnt a lot in the last month, about babies and my baby specifically. His different cries, what each of them mean, along with his little cues and signals. I’ve also learnt a lot about myself. As someone who is usually confident in her ways I was surprised at how intimidated I felt in those first couple of days of having Luca with us. I was so worried I would do something wrong and cause him discomfort. When I think back to it I feel a bit silly, but as any mother knows, we want perfection for our children from the very first moment we hold them in our arms.
I now know that babies are just as resilient as we are and that even if you don’t get things right the first time (or the second or the third!) as long as they can feel your heart, they will love you unconditionally. They will continue to need you.And there really is nothing more rewarding than that.