Saturday, June 14, 2008

Our Last Edition





Well, after an unexpected complication in March, I found myself confined to a lovely little hospital room for 5 weeks and had our baby boy 5 weeks early on April 21st, 2008. My mom came in for the rescue to manage house and home for nearly 6 weeks while I was hospitalized and a little bit of time after---thanks mom, you're the best! This little boy shares his birthday with Grandpa Bailey and Aunt Tara---kind of exciting! He was still a healthy 6 pounds and absolutely ADORABLE! I can't take any credit for the picture, I tweeked the "last edition" idea off a card I saw at the hospital's gift shop during one of my daily excursions! Thanks Breezy for the pics---they're gorgeous!
All of the kids are elated with their new brother, and it is heartwarming to see them help with him. It has been very interesting observing Paige with him in particular. She was 8 when the twins were born and wasn't able to hold and help with them as she wanted to. And now, she's a little mom and quite funny that she hasn't figured out that it's not normal to like changing his diaper when she gets home from school! Emma absolutely lights up when she gets to be close to Blake. Taylor is happy as well, and then starts pushing him away...as if saying "so when is this kid going to go back where he came from?!"
More exciting news....Char, my sister-in-law, had her baby on her due date of all things! If everything had gone as planned, our boys would have been about 10 days apart. This is her first baby and baby Colton was 8 pounds, 6 ounces. Here are both boys....Blake is wondering why Colton is so darn loud.

10 comments:

Abbey said...

His eyes are so beautiful and round. What a sweety! Now I just need to plan a trip so I can snuggle with him.

Jamie said...

I seriously loved the "last edition" announcement! I don't know how you find time to post! You are amazing!

Brian said...

Beautiful pictures. My wife loved the idea.

maelynn said...

Hi Baileys!
How are you?
It looks as though you might be a little busy!
Blake is adorable and perfect, as are all of your children!
I hope you all is well!
We sure miss you guys!!
Take care!

Katie J. Layton said...

Holy cow! He is so precious, sweet, and cute! I love the hair. I miss seeing you! Why don't I run into you more often? Your family is wonderful! Congratulations!

Marianne said...

He's beautiful! Congratulations!

Emily said...

Beautiful baby - super cute pictures! I don't know you (I went to High School with Tor, my maiden name was Emily Eastman). I saw your blog linked on my sister-in-law's blog (Allison Eastman), and thought I'd check it out. You guys are AMAZING! Honestly, that's all I wanted to say. Beautiful family, encouraging story, and once again - YOU ARE AMAZING! Good luck with your foundation!

sari said...

Congratulations!

Mom said...

He is adorable, and yes I know I am quite delayed but Congratulations!!! I hope all is going well.

Lisa

Manda said...

These are awesome! He is beautiful.