Jacob Thelonious West McDowall . . .
     and family.


     




  First month
 
 

Always with the fingers in the mouth.

 

Susan and Jack lying in bed.

 

Sleeping in the sling.

 
 

Reading a book with mom.

   

Reading is hard work.

 
 

Going for a ride in the stroller.

 

Getting a massage.

 

 
 

Hanging out on the couch with mom.

 

Jack in his teddy-bear outfit.

 

Almost one month old.

 
 

He’s really growing.

 

Getting a kiss from mom.

 

He hasn’t quite outgrown the sink, though.

 
  Days 5 and 6
 
 

 

Susan and Jack.

   
   

Annie helping with a diaper change.

   
  Days 3 and 4
 
 

Jack’s huge feet.

 

Jack swimming in his going-home clothes.

 

Getting deeper and deeper in.

 
 

Susan and Jack sleeping together at home.

 

Annie meets Jack. (Olivia’s afraid of him.)

 

Guess who doesn’t like baths.

 
 

By request: so you can see Jack’s hair.

 

Just in case the previous photo wasn’t enough.

 

 

 
     
  Days 1 and 2 (in the hospital)
 
 

The family, smiling away.

 

The family again.

 

Jack, getting himself better situated.

 
 

Jack sleeping, arm in place.

 

Still sleeping. Pretty talented, huh?

 

Jack giving a little smile.

 
 

Jack pretending he’s tired or something.

 

Mother and child.

 

He does wake up occasionally.

 
 

Learning to play Peek-a-boo.

 

Jack is very proud of his fingers.

 

Jack making a meal of his hand.

 
 

Coming back for seconds.