For me it was:
1) Surrender to what is happening. It will make things easier than fighting a newborn's non-schedule.
2) Record baby's early laughter. It really does change as they get older! (~6 months or so)
3) Even though each stage feels like it will last forever, it will probably be different on a few days or in a week! Really! Especially during the first year.
Good luck and happy mothering, mamas!