Friday, August 3, 2018

He arrived!

 Ashley was in labor all day AT WORK.  She was in no hurry because she was sent home with false labor last week. This time the contractions did not stop.

She  called at 8:00 p.m. and said  she was heading to operating room at 8:30 p.m.

 When the doctor held the baby up to show mama, he clutched the sterile drape.  He weighed 8 lbs 10 ounces and was 20 and 1/4 inches long. And did I say CUTE?!

 I cannot believe I feel the same kind of emotional and deep love all over again.

 Look at this pudgy little guy. He is a jabberer already, and grins. He has blue eyes. He was in a milk coma here, but he is very alert and precious.
 Liam was thrilled to see his baby brother. He  is such a loving little boy.

 Daddy Justin introduced Alex, and he nearly climbed up his daddy's arm trying to avoid Charlie.

 But once we were all in the room settled in, Alex was very interested; Liam was very protective, and Nana Tracey was very thrilled with our precious new baby boy.

 Liam NEEDED his mommy and asked to be close to her. So she snuggled him, too.

He cried at bedtime when he was tucked in at my house and at Nana Tracey's. We showed him the photo of him and his mommy and he said, "That is just what I needed. Thank you." He is such a sweet, sensitive little guy.
 He and Alex are inseparable. They are forever giggling, wrestling, and playing together. Just wait a few months when Charlie is tumbling and rolling with them. God bless baby Charlie.


Sandi said...

Oh, so precious!

Sioux Roslawski said...

What an adorable doll. That whole family is darling. (Charlie was a big baby!)

Val said...

Charlie is a big boy. Looks like a handful for big brother Liam!

Susan J. Reinhardt said...

Congratulations! You have a beautiful family. I remember when Liam was a little tyke, and you posted about him. He's getting so big.

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

Thanks so much for sharing. You are so blessed!

Connie said...

So much sweetness in those pictures. Life is good. Congratulations to you and your family!

Lynn said...

So sweet - congrats to everyone! Beautiful family!

Pat Wahler said...

I loved seeing the pictures you put on FB. What a sweet little family!