It’s nearly been a month since Little People, Big World stars Zach and Tori Roloff announced the birth of their son, Jackson Kyle, and since then, the reality TV couple and their family have been spoiling fans with lots of adorable photos of the tiniest Roloff via social media.
New mom Tori Roloff’s Instagram account has been a prime source for cute pics of Jackson, who was born on May 12. On May 14, she posted the first image of her new son — who came into the world at 9 pounds, 1 ounce and 20.5 inches — nestled between her and her husband, Zach. The next day, the proud new mother posted a photo (seen above) of her kissing Jackson’s head.
“My heart is so unbearably full,” she wrote in the post. “I’ve only spent 4 days with this little guy and I have fallen In love completely with him. This is what I was meant to do. Mommy loves you, Jackson!”
Another pic showed Jackson dressed in a Seattle Seahawks onesie, because, as Tori wrote, “it’s never too early to start ’em off right.”
And Tori’s most recent picture shows Baby Jackson in his crib, lying on sheets that Jeremy and Audrey Roloff gave him as a gift. Little People, Big World fans were quick to notice that a stuffed dog resembling Zach and Tori’s dog Sully, who recently passed away from cancer, was perched in the corner of the crib.
“I spy a Sully watching over his little brother,” commented one fan.
Matt and Amy Roloff
Matt and Amy Roloff may have gone through a contentious divorce, but the Little People, Big World patriarch and matriarch have presented a united front when it comes to excitement over their first grandchild.
Shortly after Jackson’s birth, Amy regrammed Zach and Tori’s first family portrait with Jackson along with a sweet message.
“What a wonderful Mothers Day like no other. My baby (Zach) and his wife just had their first baby on Friday. It’s a boy! Jackson! I’m so proud so happy I can’t contain myself. I love them! My grandson is perfectly perfect!”
Meanwhile, Matt Roloff took to Facebook to post photos of his first time meeting Baby Jackson in the hospital and hanging out with him at Roloff Farms. He also wrote a touching message about Jackson’s birth to friends, family and Little People, Big World fans.
“I want to start by thanking you all for being so warm and kind to me and my family for so many years.. you all are truly the most amazing fans and Facebook friends I could ever imagine. Welcome to those of you who have recently joined me on here.
“The excitement and energy we now feel for our growing family is beyond thrilling.
“I just wanted to take a minute to reinforce how much I appreciate and will never take for granted all the love we feel from you all.
May god bless each of you.
“P.s. Enjoy Jackson yawning in my arms… he will never again be that bored with grandpa.”
Even prodigal son Jacob Roloff has gotten on board with posting new photos Baby Jackson. The former Little People, Big World star returned from an extended road trip with his girlfriend to see his new nephew — who left him completely charmed!
“We grew very tired very fast of the desert,” Jacob wrote, “but Arches NP is where I found out about baby Jackson being born so it is special — and another reason why we blasted thru to California.. Love bein an uncle so far. Love Little Man.”
In last week’s episode of Little People, Big World, Zach and Tori were shown receiving the news that Baby Jackson has anchodroplasia like Zach. Boys with the condition, which is the most common type of dwarfism in the world, grow up to have an average height of 4’4″ and also are also at risk for some health problems. However, Zach and Tori have said in interviews that they are ready for any extra challenges Jackson’s dwarfism may present.
“We knew our chances of having a dwarf, but it didn’t matter,” Tori told People. “We just knew we wanted to be parents, however God wanted it to happen.”
And Zach, a soccer coach, is ready to offer all the support his son needs.
“You have to encourage a dwarf child a little more because it will take them five steps to do what others can do in two,” Zach said. “But I knew, dwarf or not, I was going to parent my child with the mentality that not everyone gets a trophy. You have to earn it.”
“I want people to know that he’s just like his dad: being a dwarf is just part of the whole package of who he is.”
But perhaps Matt Roloff summed up the situation best upon learning that Jackson would be born a little person, or LP, in last week’s Little People, Big World episode.
“If you’re gonna be an LP, this is the family to be an LP in!” he quipped.
Little People, Big World airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET on TLC.
[Featured Image by Tori Roloff/Instagram]