Nothing but good to report about the Koala. He’s been giving me once-in-a-while nights of eight-hour sleep. He’s been relating really well to his uncle, who’s in town. He went for his first ‘swim’ and took his first splash in the face like a champ.
And… he started laughing on Friday. It was a pool-side giggle brought on by some kind of daddy shenanigans. Then last night he went full-out belly laughing.
A friend of mine who had a baby a few weeks before me reached the laughing milestone a couple weeks ago. She said there is nothing like that. She’s completely right.
Smiling was amazing and it’s still amazing. But the first laughs… It’s never felt as good for a laugh to bring tears to my eyes.