There's no better feeling in the world than walking into your baby's room in the morning to check on them and they're just laying there in the crib wide awake and smiling at you. This morning Mia hadn't made a sound I just peeked in at her before I went down stairs for breakfast and she was wide awake perfectly content. She gave me the biggest smile when she saw me. It made my heart melt!
Here's a picture of her at 4am (I think because it was dark in the room it turned out looking like the picture was taken in 1977). Wide awake, smiley, and playing. I told Josh she must think the world starts early living with me. She was yawning and rubbing her eyes by the time I was ready to leave so I think she went back to bed for a little while.
She wakes up so nicely. In the morning if we don't walk in and just find her awake she starts talking to herself when she's ready to get up. When she takes a nap you'll just look over one minute and she's awake and smiling.
We are so lucky. We are afraid that we won't have such luck the next time around so maybe we shouldn't push it :)