Tuesday, September 11, 2012

the best things in life

...are babies.

Especially my new nephew Jack. New York City was cool and all, but as soon as I found out my brother and sister-in-law's darling baby boy was born early Friday morning, all I wanted to do was come home and meet him and hold him and fall in love with him. Which I finally got to do yesterday.

I realize this must come as a surprise. I haven't mentioned the pregnancies in my family on the blog (Instagram followers have seen a baby gift or two!).

And that's right - I said pregnancies. My sister is due with a baby girl next month! TWO babies for Alaina to love! One niece and one nephew. How fun are the holidays going to be this year?!

What a wonderful reminder on a day like today to be good to those you love. Don't take a single day for granted. If you're fighting - make up. If you haven't spoken - pick up the phone. If you love someone - tell them. Life's too short to not be happy with the people in your life.

Congratulations, Ted and Jess!

8 comments:

  1. I love this post. He's beautiful! And I would know since you watched that video of sweet baby Jack 43,000 times while we were in NYC ;)

    Can't wait for baby no. 2!

    Congrats again, Aunt Alaina!

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  2. That's so fun! Congratulations, Aunt Alaina!

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  3. Oh my goodness he's so adorable! He looks so tiny all wrapped up in that blanket! Congratulations on being an Aunt!

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  4. Congrats, auntie! He is a cutie!

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  5. Congrats to you Aunt Alaina! He's just precious. Babies really are the best thing in the world. :)

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  6. Congrats! How exciting! I just met my nephew for the first time over Labor day weekend!

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  7. He is adorable!!! Love your dress too!!

    xo,
    Andrea
    www.daintylittlethings.com

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  8. Alaina he is such an adorable little peanut!!! Congrats again!

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