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Friday, May 27, 2011

So Tiny

Good friends of ours just had a baby. I can not begin to tell you how overjoyed I am for them.  They are just awesome people and GREAT parents.  Their beyond cute baby girl weighed 9lbs 9oz.  She is a chubber.  You know.... where the rolls just go and go and go.  We were gathered around looking at proud papa's pictures and I couldn't help but laugh at her little chubby cheeks.

This evening we've been playing in our favorite spot - the back yard.  The twins were happily digging in the dirt and I was enjoying some Alexander time.












 He is such a miracle... that makes me smile a huge smile for a tiny guy.  I snapped a few shots because sometimes I forget just how tiny he really is... 9lbs 8oz.
 
Alexander's tiny little feet.


When I hold his foot in my hand... then I can see how tiny he is



When my hand is put next to Alexander to give some perspective... again, you can really see how tiny he still is.

Trust me, in our world ~ tiny is nothing to be ashamed of.  Even on the Wolf Hirschhorn scale, Alexander is tiny... and he may always be.  But, so what?  We worry about seizures and things that could harm him.  We will not worry about tiny, because some things you cannot change.  We will embrace those things we can't change and focus our energies on those things we can change.  Besides ~ today he ate well. He also ate an entire french fry and a piece of chocolate.  And he took lessons on how to roast the perfect marshmallow right with the twins.  Here are my loves sitting around our backyard camp fire.
 Not my most flattering picture, but I take great pride in my marshmallow roasting skills!

What did we do on Friday nights before we had kids? Because my heart lies right here with these beauties and making great memories for them.

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