Sunday, April 4, 2010

Baby Carlyn

So I know I've gone MIA from my blog for a few weeks, (aka over a month) but I swear with good reason. My beautiful niece Carlyn Rose arrived on February 19, 2010. And it was truly love at first sight. As I type this now, she is asleep next to me on the couch, my sister out right now.

Earlier tonight, she was fighting sleep: the day (her first holiday) was filled with excitement and she pulled the stubborn 6 week old thing and refused to sleep through any of it. So, around 7, not having slept since she woke up this morning, i walked into another room of the house with her, turned off the lights and rocked and walked. And sang. I sang all the lullabies I knew, and then started to sing Gracie, my favorite Ben Folds song. She looked at me, and her little eyes started to flutter. She got a smile on her face and was full of contentment. And in the moment, her eyes on me, half asleep, I was overcome with how deeply I love her. I can't imagine loving anyone more.


dating diva said...

Congratulations on your niece! I found your blog on 20something bloggers- I love this design- it's really cute and your blog is a great ready :) Keep it up!

sweet dee

Chandrika Shubham said...

Nice blog u have!

Green Pickles said...

Congratulations! Nieces are AMAZING! Enjoy!

Claire Kiefer said...

This is such a sweet post! I take care of two little boys . . . they just turned two but I started watching them when they were babies, and I've always sung Neil Young's Unknown Legend to them. Whatever works! :)

FreenDreezy said...

OH my gosh my niece was just born too! It is such a joy and lucky my sister and I live in the same city so I get to see her all the time! Following your blog now, hope you'll follow mine too! Thanks!

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