Friday, June 25, 2010

Newest Addition....or We have a future UF football player

From this......

To this.....

Claudia's mama waiting.

Mema (great grandma) Nancy and Russell waiting.

To this.....

We were taking deep breaths and pushing!  It's forty wonders we didn't deliver something!

To this!

June 23, 2010

Charles Thomas

8 lbs. 10 ozs.
20.5 inches long

Or as we like to say, a lot of beautiful boy!!!

At 1:00 a.m. on the 23rd, we got the call that Tommy and Claudia were at the hospital.  We knew we couldn't leave until around 11 a.m. so we just assumed that Charley would be born before we got to the hospital 5 hours away.  But bless his little heart, much to his mama's chagrin, he waited.

The 23rd is also great grandma.....Mema's birthday!  We had taken Russell's mom out the night before for her birthday dinner so she was surprised when  I called her early Wednesday morning and said pack your bag, we're going to get your birthday present.  For just a moment she was confused, then she began to cry!

Claudia had a long day of it, and a LOT of hard work, but she was a trooper!  She also didn't want us to take any pictures of her so that's why there are none here.

But we did snap just a few....

Proud daddy!

After the weigh in.

Daddy got to bring Charley out to show him off.

Going to the nursery.

In the nursery wanting his mama!


Pappy has the look of love...

Nana too!

Pappy, Mema, Tommy and Charley....Four generations!!!


Just Breathe said...

Congratulations! He is adorable.
Love him going to the nursery with his eyes open, precious shot. What a great birthday present.

The White Family said...

He is so sweet! I love his little cheeks! That was a sweet post and I love how everyone is there waiting on his arrival! I hope Claudia recovers well!

The Hatcher's said...

Congratulations to all! He's a beautiful, healthy, big boy!

Connie said...

He is adoreable! Such love and excitement in all your photos. He looks like he could be a very good football player!!

What a nice BDay present for Great grandma!!


Loui♥ said...

he is sooooo beautiful/handsome!
I know both you and Carley are over the moon with joy!
warm sandy hugs..

Midwest Nest said...

Congrats Nana and Pappy! Very exciting. Also, born on the perfect day for Great Gma.

Tonja said...

Nancy, I am so excited for your family! He is beautiful! I know you are allfighting over who gets to hold him next! He's precious! Love the 4 generation pic, too!

Gigi said...

Happy Birthday to Charley and his Mema!! There's nothing better than a new baby in the family!

Katie and Beau said...

Happy Birthday Charlie and Memaw! He is just precious and Tommy looks so proud. Good job, Claudia! Take it easy and enjoy this time with your sweet boy.

Donnetta said...

How very exciting! Congrats to all!

Sweet Tea said...

What a great & grand day for your family. Loved the photos!
Happy "birth" day to Charley and his Mom & Dad!

Poolside with the Girls said...

Oh my goodness he is just precious. What a beautiful baby boy!!!! I love the way you're spelling Charley too!

Needled Mom said...

Oh....such a wonderful bundle of pure boy!!!! He looks beautiful and everyone looks so excited. Congratulations.

We are waiting on a new one due any day too. Seeing your little one makes me even more excited to hold ours.

Dawn said...

He is a big boy! No wonder his mama looked so very pregnant at the end! Congrats to all - and what an amazing birthday gift!

Cathy said...

We are all so happy they got to go home...........keep us updated!!

Leigh of Bloggeritaville said...

Congratulartions! He is just beautiful. Another gorgeous member of your fmaily!

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