Hello dear readers. It has been a minute since we found out about Laksh's diagnosis and another since we accepted it. It has always been a little easier on my husband. I would like to argue because he had no idea what down syndrome is but the truth is, it is because he knows what it is to be a father.
Right from the first time my husband and Laksh saw each other, it was clear that theirs would be a bond to be proud of and sometimes envy as well. "The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature."- Antoine-François Prévost, I have come to realize how true this is. I remember when we first found out, I was still being a negative Nancy (sorry if there are any Nancy's reading this, no offense intended 😊) and kept telling my husband things our baby might not be able to do. Every time I would say something he might not be able to do my husband would tell me another way of getting that thing done or how it might not even be something Laksh wants to do. Like, I told him Laksh will not be able to drive a car (which I now know is not necessarily true) and he said I will get him a driver. I realized in that moment, how lucky Laksh and I are to have such an amazing man in our lives.
He sleeps the best in daddies arms. He loves hearing daddy sing to him or even just discuss the traffic. He loves when daddy is the one who wakes him up in the morning or in the middle of the night. He loves when daddy reads to him or when daddy brings new toys for him.
The love a father has for his son, a small version of himself, is so beautiful to witness and so pure of heart. I m excited about the our future as I have been blessed with an amazing husband and an amazing son.