Wednesday, April 25, 2007

first time

i was feeding my precious little ball of a baby and i started to read the blogs of my dear "mother" friends such as emery jo and flo oakes and i was inspired to start my own. theres a time every weekend morning (and some weekdays, like today) that my little family is sleeping without me... arabella and i usually wake up early and talk and play while my eyes are being held up by a tiny bit of might in me, but mostly by that beautiful smile that makes my heart melt because i know that even though she can't really understand yet... she's smiling because she loves me and misses me. this morning was especially fun because she's learned to move and thinks its funny... i'll lay her on my tummy, tummy to tummy, and she'll laugh when i kiss her cheek, then roll down my side onto her back. she'll then proceed to roll even farther into "tummy time" on the bed, then get frustrated because there's nothing to chew on... but she'll cheer up when i attack her little face with kisses and ask "what are you doooing poooopie???". soon she'll start to have these pauses in between our lovie times where she'll just stare.. and stare and stare.... this means she's about to drop off into dream land... but this morning before we got to that stage i set her with her toys while i made myself some yummy eggs and soy sausage.... only every time i turned around i didn't know where she was because she had either rolled behind the curtain next to the sliding glass door, or under the table next to the couch... and fast. its time for something... a playpen? a walker? i dont know what, but something to keep her from rolling away while i make breakfast. when i came back and sat next to her to eat my yummies she started to drift... one second was kicking and waving her arms, the next a haaaazy stare... i finish my food and pick that pumpkin up, that's when i got to the blogs. so here i am in what i think is one of the most precious times of the day, when the two most perfect people in the world rest their little heads while the one that loves them the most has a moment to read, think, write... or just look at their beautiful faces and get blown away by Gods grace. they are my world.

11 comments:

Emery Jo said...

i am SO excited that you are starting a blog. I could pretty much pee my pants. Do you know how much I love you? I hope so. Your family is breathtaking.

Mary said...

Nice Blog Skylana---

It is such a great thing-I look forward to seeing you here-

matthew said...

seth looks especially tough in that bed. nice blogs.

Flo Oakes said...

YES! I am so glad you are on here!
I love you.
That picture is sweet too.

sufferingsummer said...

Glad you joined the Mama blogs...I have found them to be refreshingly honest and inspiring...welcome.

Mommy & Nehemiah said...

yeah for you, i love to read whats on your mind.

Cheatwoods said...

This picture is one to frame and put up and look at always!

Gombojav Tribe said...

What fun! You have a blog, too!

Ashley Forrette said...

that photo is sooooo sweet. I love it!

Baby*Mama*Elyse said...

hey, you dont know me but i found your blog and your baby girl is precious!!! you have a beautiful family!! and get this...i just had a baby girl 2 months ago and her name is arabella too!! i cant believe it, i had never heard that name before and now we both have one! :) i cant wait till she starts laughing like that...good luck and congrats

~starbright whispers~ said...

i just read this for the first time ever, it brought me, of course, to tears...
sweetness~