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Thursday, June 30, 2011

a baby story

once upon a time there was a family who was yet to be complete.  there was a mom and a dad and five beautiful children.  they loved one another very much and thought that their family of seven was very busy and full.  but Someone thought that another person needed to be added to make the bouquet of roses more beautiful.  whoever heard of only getting a bouquet of five roses anyway, right?  adding another baby would give us a half dozen rosebuds that would bloom into beautiful roses in our family garden. so, along came jonah to make our family complete.

on may 18, 2011, he made his entrance into the world in fine fashion.
 
our wonderful nurse, melanie, got him cleaned up right away



and taught him how to sun bathe, which he absolutely loved.

it soon came time to notify the world
how did people ever know anything before cell phones and texting?

i was first to love on him after his bath.
he cleaned up beautifully!
then he was welcomed with lots of kisses from daddy
and jacob

and great big smiles from all of his siblings


family and friends soon came to welcome him


proud grandma
soon we took him home and he found his special place within our family
jonah was God's masterful touch added to our family bouquet of roses
but this is not the end of this story
only the beginning to the many stories we will all tell about the time jonah came into our family

13 comments:

amanda said...

so precious. i loved this post. i love how God does amazing things always!! thanks for sharing him! :)

septembermom said...

This was such a beautiful post Christy. It melted my heart :)

Kristin said...

Oh my goodness...I love this post! I am so happy for you!! I think he looks so much like Jacob in those last few pics. He is absolutely perfect! I can't wait to have my own little one!

Jess said...

so sweet! He looks like hes changing so much already! I need some squeezes soon:)

Sassy Granny ... said...

How utterly precious! I love his "welcoming committee", too. Those big brothers look darn proud, and maybe a bit relieved. The score is almost even ...

Congrats

Tina Michelle said...

Such a sweet story and lovin all those pics!

Mama Judy said...

He has changed so much and he is so sweet and I liked you funny comments and loved all the picture and I love you!!

Kristine said...
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Blue Cotton Memory said...

Congratulations, Christy! Beautiful family - so full of blessings. Jonah is just perfect!

Just Me said...

Wow, Christy Rose, I am so excited for you…and jealous too I must add ☺!

I always wanted to have at LEAST six children. I am happy you have your half dozen. Praise God!
♥Hope

P.S. I have restarted my blog again... My Hope Is in the Lord - The Simple Life of Hope

Libbie said...

Soooooo many smiles! Love that lil' guy! And you look wayyy too cute to have just gone through labor :)

faith hope love ღ said...

Nice post! thanks for sharing... Blessings and happy holidays...shalom soraya

Crown of Beauty said...

Congratulations on the sixth member of your beautiful family. It's been three years since Jonah was born. I hope to be reading your stories again. Blessings,
Lidia