But, then something happens that is so endearing it makes you want 10 more sweet, cuddly babies in your life.
This morning, after getting out of (a much needed) shower, I saw possibly the most adorable, heart-warming site I could ever wish for:
Dan was sitting on the floor in the living room, staring down at Linus, who was sound asleep. And he was quietly humming You Are My Sunshine. It was beautiful; almost dream-like. I swear I saw it with slightly muted colors and blurred edges, and of course, with the sun rays streaming perfectly through the windows. It was just what I needed. My heart exploded with glee and suddenly, the rough days we had earlier this week didn't seem so bad.
These are the moments that you live for as a parent. The moments that remind you how dear family is and, more importantly, the moments bring you back to earth and keep you sane.
And now, just because I love them, a few gratuitous photos of my husband and my baby: