Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Separated at Birth?


I don't recall delivering another baby on John's birthday, but the likeness is uncanny, no? Here he is pictured wearing a gift from Grama Altman, a camo-inspired swaddler which essentially calms a newborn the farg down as it reminds them of the close and comfy quarters in the womb before their violent eviction. Too much exposed space in their new orbit freaks them out, and they whack themselves in the face and wake themselves up. 'Round these parts, we call the swaddle "fabric jail." Sometimes John fights getting in to (and out of) fabric jail, but he likes it. And since he's discovered his hands and the joy of sucking them over the past week, he's not punching himself in the grill as much, which is good. I guess?He's also smiling a lot, cooing and gurgling lots of important things.

I spent a few weeks with the Family Altman in MA where I arrived with a wee baby, and I've come back to NYC with a little boy. Who happens to look exactly like a Fisher Price Little People person. But is bigger, warmer, softer, and wigglier. And louder. And more expensive.

But cuter...

Weeee!

6 comments:

She who cooks... said...

that's awesome...I need a jacket like that.

love, jenn said...

Probably easier to deliver tho... the Fisher Price dude, I mean?! What are they an inch long?? Course, I love John tons and tons more!!

Jenn Hyjack said...

Ooooohhh he's such a little cutie patootie!! Hope to meet him soon xoxo

Sans Pantaloons said...

Thank you for my piece of Blueberry which I received today!
xxx.

Just Dave said...

That is by far the cutest caterpillar I have ever seen.

Cowgurl said...

This is an extremely cute presentation, but, please, I'm a Doodle fan. How is she doing?