I'm just wondering if other parents had an experience similar to mine. When my parents were helping to take care of the twins my mom would refer to me as "dad" for things like, "Don't cry, daddy is making a bottle." Then she would call my dad "grandpa" as in "Do you want grandpa to change your diaper?" (Clearly I got the fun part of taking care of the babies.)
It takes some time to get used to the fact that I'm dad and my dad is grandpa and my brother is an uncle and my mom is a grandma. Don't get me wrong. I like my new title. It's just that my dad has always been "dad" and now it's me. That's a big adjustment.
Meanwhile, on the baby front, we have seen a few smiles. I'm waiting for more, but it's nice to see a few here and there. It makes the crying more bearable (I've been told crying peaks around 6-8 weeks so we're in the thick of it now) and it also makes me know that I am someone they are starting to recognize and love. Guess there's no denying I really am Dad.