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November 22, 2007

Life with a baby brother

This is my baby brother Oliver.
oliver sleeping
He has appeared here before, but this shows a more tranquil side of him.

It was sometimes tiring to be in the hospital, so I caught a rest on Oliver's boppy.
elissa boppy

Oliver used the boppy, too.
oliver boppy

When Mom was in the hospital, I had to use the telephone for her to sing me to sleep.
elissa on the phone
I can't make it through more than 10 or 12 renditions of the meatball song without collapsing from exhaustion.

Oliver came home all dressed up.
oliver in his hat

He is really getting the hang of this boppy business.
oliver boppy

One thing that happened recently is that I filled all the squares on my nap chart.
elissa nap chart
I earned some fabulous prizes for this achievement.

I also spent some time on my boat.
elissa in a box
This really helped me unwind.

After a couple days at home, Oliver finally stayed awake for more than 30 seconds at a time.
oliver awake
I've enjoyed getting to know him so far.

I must say that Oliver was uncomfortable with taking a bath.
oliver's bath-time consternation
He finally relaxed that furrowed brow after he got into his jammies.

And last, but not least, is a picture of me with a bag on my head.
elissa in a bag

That's it for this week. Bye!

Posted by thil0020 at 9:44 PM

November 6, 2007

Baby Brother is here!

His name is Oliver.

Posted by thil0020 at 7:22 PM