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August 3, 2011

Snuggle Time, Then and Now

I can't quite remember the circumstances around this picture...I'm assuming that Baby B was up early, and it wasn't quite time to eat, so Daddy was snuggling with her for a few minutes.

I do remember very clearly that I was not happy with this snuggle...I was so scared that her head would tilt too far forward and compromise her airway. I threatened Daddy that he'd better not go to sleep. And if you look closely, you can see he has one eye open.

Baby B was 6 weeks and 5 days old, and weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces (per our infant scale, and thanks to the copious notes I took!).


This picture was taken last week. Baby A was still napping, and I asked Baby B if she wanted to snuggle with Daddy for a few minutes while I enjoyed a bit more time to myself.

In this picture, at two-and-a-half years, and about 26.5 pounds, Baby B is the one with her eyes open.


I'm linking up with the sweet and talented Miss Cheryl at Twinfatuation this morning...and appreciating while time may indeed fly, the sweetness always remains.

12 comments:

Julia said...

I love this! How sweet, Mandy! I remember those moments of worrying about having the babies in our bed--even for a second---scared the ever-living-heck outta me! So glad to be past those days!

How lovely to appreciate these fleeting moments. To slow down, and appreciate where you've been. :)

Barbara Manatee said...

awww!! Love those cuddles and naps! Too sweet. I bet they'll be sad when Daddy goes back to work, huh?

championm2000 said...

A bit older and bigger, but still just as cute!

Cheryl Lage said...

Oh Mandy, how darling to see these two images side by side! (And love how the eyes open are now your sweet li'l girl's!) Glad Daddy is getting a good Double Daddy snooze!

Thank you so much for playing along with Way Back When-esday....so happy to see you and yours!

Marcia (123 blog) said...

oh my word, the cuteness is too much.

this is a great idea to link up to - esp for me. Basically all my pics are way back wed because I take so long to organise and post them. Hahahaha :)

Andrea said...

Awww....simply precious!!! No other words!!

Rebecca @ Unexplained X2 said...

This is way too cute!

strongblonde said...

LOVE this. :) see...i KNEW those notes and charts would come in handy! :)

Holly Ann said...

Both pics are so sweet!

Just Another Mom of Twins said...

WOW!!! Amazing how the grow so quickly...I love these pics!

:)

reanbean said...

Such sweet photos! I always love the comparison shots.

Mama Mama Quite Contrary said...

So adorable!