Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Everyone’s got a new bed!

Last night I moved into my big crib in my very own room! Mommy and daddy say I’m too loud of a sleeper for me to stay with them anymore, but I showed them by just staying up half the night, and ended up being with them anyway! They say they are sticking with it, and I have to go back again tonight, but we’ll see!

-Ben

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Abby & Emily have been doing GREAT together in their bunkbeds! Now if mommy could only get them to sleep past 6am, we’d all being doing fantastic!

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

CAMPOUT!

Our daddy is home ALL week to help mommy out, and we are having a BLAST with him! Last night, we did one of daddy’s favorite things and had a campout in the backyard! We couldn’t go upstate last weekend for our camping trip because of Hurricane Irene, so we did it at our house instead! Thanks for a fun night daddy!

-Abby & Emily

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We started our night off with a campfire and some smores! Abby just liked roasting the marshmallows until they fell off in the fire, and Emily just liked the chocolate…

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Even Ben and mommy came out to enjoy the campfire!

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Then we brought out the sparklers!

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The best part of the day was setting up and sleeping in our big tent!

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Daddy even read us a few scary stories before bedtime!

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We had a blast in our tent after it got dark… for a full 45 minutes! Emily wouldn’t stay in her bed and had to go inside, and Abby didn’t want to sleep without her sister, so she decided to go in too. Maybe when we’re older, we’ll actually sleep out there ALL night!

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Thanks for a fun night daddy!

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Ben’s 1st bath!

We’ve been waiting for this day FOREVER, and it’s finally arrived! Now that Ben’s umbilical cord has fallen off (and left a “cinnamon roll” looking belly button, as mommy calls it), we can give him a bath in his bathtub! We were surprised that he actually seemed to like it a bit! Mommy has a feeling that there will be A LOT of baths for this little brother of ours…

-Abby & Emily

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Monday, August 22, 2011

New Videos!

Mommy FINALLY got around to editing and posting the videos from my first few days! There are 3 videos in the "Welcome Benjamin Roy Beach" post, and there is one in the "Ben's Homecoming!" post. Enjoy!


-Ben

Sunday, August 21, 2011

The best things in life…

-"Babies are God's proof that the best things do come in small packages!"

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-“A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.”

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Friday, August 12, 2011

1 Week Old!

Can you believe I am already one week old?!?!? Time flies when you sleep all day! My sisters have been telling me about mommy’s crazy photoshoots that I have to look forward to, and today was my very first “mini” one! I didn’t think it was all that bad!

-Ben

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My first bath at home

I had my very first sponge bath at home tonight, and while I didn’t exactly love the bath part (especially the MANY hands that were washing me down), I LOVED it when mommy washed my hair. I was passed out for hours afterwards!

-Ben

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Ben’s Homecoming!

Today’s the day I get to leave the hospital and go to this “crazy place called home” that mommy and daddy keep talking about. Evidently, my touchy big sister “mommies” will be there waiting for me, so we’ll have to see how this goes…

- Benjamin

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Daddy did a great job making me safe in my carseat, and I LOVED the ride home! I spent the whole time looking around, and wondering what in the world was going on!

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Mommy and daddy were right… my “sister mommies” were outside waiting for me when I got home, and couldn’t wait to see me in my carseat!

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I think they finally realized I was moving in, and they were very anxious to get their turns holding me. I seem to be very popular with the ladies already!

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They have the greatest thing at this house… a swing! Just swaddle me up, put me in this thing, and I am one happy baby!

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I even got my first computer lesson in “skyping”, and I got to meet my Aunt Jennifer and all my cousins in Michigan!

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I think I’m going to like it here! There’s no place like home!

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Here’s a video of Ben’s homecoming!

Ben’s homecoming video