Sometimes living life in a big family does feel like a three-ring circus, but that's my life, and, all-in-all, I LOVE IT!

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Very Lucky In The 'Good Baby' Department! And Another Nice Weekend

I don't know how we got so lucky in the 'good baby' department, but I am thanking my lucky stars, and most especially the Good Lord above!
Brian and Flora had a wedding to attend so Baby Ray had his first sleep-over with us!
He is one very good baby.  I was afraid he might be lonely for his Mommy and Daddy, but he did very well.  I had the idea to put him in one of Eóghan's 'Magic Sleep Suits', thinking it might help him feel secure, but I forgot about the size difference in the two babies (one looks like a little Buddha and one looks like a little pipsqueak).

Eóghan's suit is way too big, but I left Ray in it anyway because I think our room is too cold.  He did very well!

He got up a few times during the night, but he either took his pacifier and went back to sleep, or he took a few ounces and went right back down.

At first he looked at me like he just wasn't very sure about all this:

I was thinking, "Uh-oh.  Here we go.  He's going to cry."

Then I just started talking to him and he got very happy!

And he stayed that way until his Daddy came to pick him up in the morning!

And we had another nice weekend with some family visitors:

Ray's sister and his Mom stopped by for a few hours to visit with the babies: 

And Mia had a play-date with a little friend, but Erik stopped by with Sophie:

And we had lots of fun with her too!


  1. Oh, what a precious boy. So glad the overnight went well for you (and him)!

    I love the glimpses into your living room & family. Evidences of all 4 generations there. Perfect!

  2. Was just sitting here in the airport and look what I found!!! What treasures you have!!! Love the smiles!!! My very best to you!!! Cathy

  3. HI EILEEN = great pictures to share of so many miracles.
    Love to you and yours

  4. What very treasured days you are living. Your life and heart is so full, just like mine :)
    That last picture of Sophie makes me laugh. :)

    The sleep suit must have magical powers!

  5. What precious pix of your Grand Babies! Sophie looks as if she may be practicing to be a future librarian...

  6. Hi Eileen, just stopped by again to see if I can post. Thank you for all your encouragement and for thinking of me and my family. Looks like you really do have a family circus happening, with so many beautiful grandbabies. I wish I had it together enough to have my grandbabies with me like that. ((((Hugs)))) T