Kiss the Boy

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Everyone keeps telling me to give this guy lots of kisses and hugs, to sniff his sweet baby head. Well, here you go, proof that I’m following through.

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Daddy’s getting lots of cuddle time with our little guy, too.

Anyway, things may be a bit quiet around here this weekend. My dad just flew in tonight. (The girls are on cloud nine. You’ve never seen such excitement!) We’re preparing for a big party on Sunday. Benedict’s being baptized. Plus it’s my birthday. Yeah, I was pretty pleased to be able to pull that one off. He’s the one kid whose baptism day I won’t forget. Really, is there a better way to celebrate my birthday than by giving my son the gift of new life in Christ?

Meanwhile, I leave you with one of my favorite things in the whole world:

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If I were a the kind of person who believed in tattoos, this would be the one mark I’d be tempted to try to make permanent. That sweet little earmark gets me every time.

7 Responses to Kiss the Boy

  1. scotch meg August 3, 2009 at 8:58 am #

    Congratulations and blessings on the whole family.  Now the fun begins! 

  2. Charlotte (Matilda) August 3, 2009 at 9:00 am #

    Congratulations to your whole family. What a great birthday celebration. Your 35th birthday and his birthday in the Church! And a pinata is always a must especially for the under 5 crowd!!

  3. Jessica August 2, 2009 at 9:37 am #

    Welcome to the family, Benedict!!

    Happy Birthday, Melanie!!

    My 4th child was baptized on the day between our anniversary and my birthday and hers is the only one—of 7—that I consistently remember.

  4. Mer August 3, 2009 at 10:25 am #

    Congratulations to that sweet baby!! Praying for your nephew, how scary! Happy bday to you too sweetie smile

  5. Colleen August 3, 2009 at 1:19 am #

    Happy Birthday Melanie and Welcome to the most wonderful church in the world, baby Benedict!!

  6. MamaT August 3, 2009 at 1:40 am #

    Congratulations all the way around!!!

  7. The Bookworm August 3, 2009 at 3:18 am #

    Welcome to the Family of God, baby Benedict smile

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