It seems like almost everything Christian did for the first 3 months, we have on video.
There’s so much new in his world – and ours – during that time, it just felt too important to just let that go forever.
Playlist: Da Baby 0-3 Months
Our son as a newborn over the first three months of his life.
December 4, 2010 - Baby Christian just 5 hours after he was born, and the first time he was in the hospital room with us after going through the normal newborn nursery routine, and a little rest for Mama.
December 4, 2010 - Our son's mobile video debut, after being born early that morning.
December 5, 2010 - A one-day old Christian practicing the age old art of being burped after a feeding.
December 9, 2010 - Christian at 5 days old, still playing shy, not opening his eyes, and getting a little grumpy. Must be time to eat...again.
December 10, 2010 - Catching some of Hockey Night in Canada while we wait for our dinner guests.
December 11, 2010 - A happy (yet sleep deprived) Mama with her one-week old bundle of joy.
December 11, 2010 - Papa teaching Christian the Fist Bump, but with only limited success.
December 12, 2010 - Proving to be a sound sleeper at a very young age.
December 12, 2010 - His first stuffed toy, Lizzy, learns it's not easy to wake up his new friend.
December 13, 2010 - The cute, early emotions of our little angel.
December 14, 2010 - Only 10 days old, and one week after leaving the hospital, our son has his first trip to the roller rink for Papa's hockey game. Fan for life.
December 16, 2010 - Sometimes they just don't want to wake up, even to eat.
December 19, 2010 - When you least expect it, it happens to even the cutest of 2 week old babies.
December 22, 2010 - Playing in his bouncy chair, abusing the hanging stuffed animals
December 24, 2010 - A 3-week old Christian doing his thing at a family Christmas Eve party.
December 26, 2010 - Twas the day after Christmas, but our present this year arrived 3 weeks earlier.
December 30, 2010 - Christian wide awake during the afternoon. Geez, what a concept
January 8, 2011 - Deep in thought while resting in his bouncy chair. Easily and early favorite resting place at only 4 weeks old.
January 9, 2011 - Christian has something to get off his check. Err, rather his stomach. Better get in really close so you don't miss it.
January 21, 2011 - He's got legs for hockey like his Papa, but let's get through rolling over, crawling, and walking first.
January 22, 2011 - Stopped in an aisle at the local Target store. Another building he'll find himself in on a regular basis for many years to come.
January 24, 2011 - Christian and one of his first stuffed toys.
January 25, 2011 - Christian pretends to be asleep and then slowly wakes up, in a cute and adorable kinda way.
January 31, 2011 - Christian previewing just how strong his legs are going to be when gets older. Once he gets moving, there won't be any stopping him, for sure.
February 9, 2011 - Christian dismissing a new stuffed toy and insists on being the star of another video at only 8 weeks old.
February 11, 2011 - Papa tries to diffuse a fussy Christian before he starts crying too loud. All while at dinner with Grandma at Chili's.
February 16, 2011 - The Christian Smash saga continues, with the hippo getting the punishment this time.
February 18, 2011 - Hanging out with Mama and Papa at Starbucks after finishing his bottle. One of many, many, future times Christian will be surrounded by java fans, for sure.
February 19, 2011 - Zach gets to hold Christian for the first time.
February 19, 2011 - A still sleepy Christian gets to spend a little time from his older cousin Zach (technically, Papa's youngest cousin, but that's okay).
February 19, 2011 - Papa talks to Christian about Hockey Etiquette while at Grandma's and listening to Pat Foley call the Hawks game on TV. Oh, there's the whistle, gotta go.