I’m in Grammy heaven again. Our oldest daughter gave birth to a healthy girl on June 3rd. She weighs 7 pounds even and is 20 inches long.
If this post has a deja vu feel to it, that’s because our daughter-in-law had a baby girl on May 21st, and I shared pics, a video, and details here.
George (aka Gramps) and I now have four grandchildren!
Of course I have to share more pics. First, here’s a picture taken the night before the birth.
And now for pics of our newest granddaughter, her older brother Grasshopper (aka Punkin, but that nickname doesn’t really fit him anymore), baby’s proud parents, grandparents, and one of many aunties.
Here’s a 30 second video, proof I’m a goofball grammy, and the baby is sweet as can be.
Do you think the new baby cousins look related? They could pass for twins at this point, but that will soon change. Each grandchild is unique and special. I wonder what the odds are that all four of them inherited my quirky genes? What do you think?
The past two months have been ultra exciting for the extended family. Niece Tahnee had a baby boy in April, and Niece Carissa had a baby boy in May.
So, George and I now have eight great-nephews and four great-nieces. How cool is that?
I love what my sister said about her newest grandson:
“When I smell him, I say, ‘This is what heaven must smell like.’ You know, the baby smell that we wish would never go away.”
Isn’t that the neatest quote? I think I’ll hang out in Grammy Heaven forever!
I used to be amazed at how fast the years would fly by, but these days I find myself reflecting on how a decade seems to pass in a flash.
“It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn’t.”
~Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams
How about your life? Is time whizzing by, or is it going at a nice, easy pace?
Do you have a parenting or grandparenting memory or another story you’d like to share?
If you’re not a parent, memories from your own childhood count, too!
Warning: I might feature your story in a future post.
(Names can be changed to protect the guilty!)
I’d like to thank all those who have shared their stories.
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