Quiet.

This afternoon the house was quiet. Audrey was napping, Owen fell asleep watching Pete's Dragon [I don't blame him, that movie bores me to tears] and Oliver was happily playing in the bumbo. I decided to celebrate the first day of September the way any overly tired mother does. I went to catch a few Zzz's myself. So. . .I whisked Oliver off to bed with me. I thought that I would nurse him a little and off we'd both be in dreamland.
Part of my plan worked. I nursed him. Still awake. Then I swaddled him up. Still awake. Finally, I closed my eyes, hoping the sound of my repetitive breathing would do the trick. Um, no. Every time I'd sneak a peek at him I would see this. . .


What kind of mother would I be if I didn't snatch up my camera + document that darling face?

Maybe tomorrow I'll get a nap.

21 comments:

  1. That is too cute! I love this baby stage where they are so happy and fun to play with. What a cute boy!

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  2. Oh so cute...I caught a nap this afternoon and it felt heavenly.

    ps I received my gorgeous mommy calling cards today and they're just lovely! Thank you so very much!!!

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  3. I think I jinx myself everytime I say/think the word "nap".

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  4. I'm so glad you did take a picture. He is too adorable not to break out the camera!

    Here's to hoping you get a nap tomorrow. Just don't mention the "n" word to him and maybe he'll be fooled ;)

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  5. You are killing me, that face is to DIE for. He is turning into the most handsome baby ever.

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  6. Okay that is adorable! That's the face that could brighten anybody's day. He's too cute for words.

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  7. oh, that face! it made me smile just as big as his (without the tongue though!)

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  8. ha ha--with a face as cute as that, who could be mad about a missed nap? Love that tongue!

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  9. I love your fall banner! And that picture is nothing short of perfection. Aaahhh...baby tongues!

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  10. So cute! I can suddenly see the resemblance to his siblings!

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  11. That is the cutest little tongue ever. He is such a sweet little guy...who can sleep with him around?

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  12. It would be hard to sleep when that smily little face was beaming back at you.

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  13. Oh my gosh... that is awesome. Best feeling to see a happy face smiling at you, wanting to play or basking in your presence. Too cute.

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  14. What a love! I have tried this with Danee and found tapping her behind puts her to sleep rather quickly.... every once in a while.

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  15. LOL about Pete's Dragon.
    I wish I could wake up to that little face every morning! That tongue cracks me up.

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  16. I have been awake since 2am. That lovely picture made the sleepless night worthwhile. You should blow the picture up to a poster. It would make me smile everytime I see it. That is why you always need a camera around a baby. Isn't life grand.

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  17. What a happy face! So beautiful.

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  18. Wow he is ADORABLE!!! Hes a keper:)

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  19. Too cute. I truly believe moments like that are God's way of enabling us to survive those first few months (years maybe) of Motherhood. When it seems like no moment is our own.

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