My baby


Last night I was rocking Alia, which is how she prefers to go to sleep lately. We sit in our rocking chair, put Priscilla Ahn on Spotify, I nuzzle my nose into her soft silky hair, kiss her perfect chubby cheeks, and her little body melts into mine, tummy to tummy, as she drifts off to her dreams.

She’d been asleep maybe 10 minutes or so already, but I didn’t want to put down in our bed yet. She is so precious and snugly and I coundn’t help thinking to myself, God can I just keep her like this forever?

But I know I can’t. She is my second baby so I know how fast she will grow. Every day she changes a little more. She becomes more fun and interested in her family’s life and I wouldn’t trade any of it.

But today, I will rock her a little longer. Because she’s still my baby for now.


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  1. Becky Cook

    February 26, 2013 at 12:10 pm

    So sweet and precious, She will still be your baby when she’s 50.

    1. Katelyn Perkins

      February 26, 2013 at 12:17 pm

      ๐Ÿ™‚ That is a happy thought.

  2. Jenny Call

    February 26, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    Beautiful Post! I know exactly how you feel. My baby girl started smiling at me for the first time last week. I wish she could stay this tiny and precious forever!

    1. Katelyn Perkins

      February 26, 2013 at 12:53 pm

      That’s so sweet! Smiles are the best. Alia keeps getting up & trying to crawl, I keep telling her there’s really no rush for that ๐Ÿ˜‰

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