29 November 11
They say that babies don’t smile until they’re several weeks old. But clearly, Elijah is already smiling — albeit in his sleep.
We’re still getting used to the masculine pronoun. Every one of us in the family has referred to Elijah as “girl”, “she”, “her” or “Delaney”. We’re still revelling in his presence and the novelty of having a son hasn’t yet worn off.