Y’All, it’s been a while, but it’s been a heck of a month so far.
On Wednesday November 1, The Boy and The Dane flew in with the grandgirl for a week! It was very nice to see them! Honey and I picked them up from the airport that evening and took turns smooching the baby the rest of the evening!
On Thursday morning at BSF I started to feel…unwell. I KNOW!!!!! Could I have picked a worse time to get sick??!! Sore throat and hacking cough, Halls cough drops were my lifeline. I remained socially unacceptable for the duration, keeping my distance and coughing unproductively into my shirt. I could not possibly have imagined that I would only get to hold sweet MoonPie one time during the entire visit. I did enjoy watching her and all her new sprouts of personality!
On Friday night we served one of The Boy’s favorite meals, Thanksgiving dinner! The Grandpa and Mrs. H were present, as were Beeve, Stacey. I have to say someone manned the camera, but alas, it was not me. The pictures were sparse and there was no evidence that The Grandpa even held the little lady, BOO!
MoonPie was very good about being passed around like a football. Looks like Uncle Beeve enjoyed holding a beebee again!
Imparting wisdom, I’m sure.
I totally lifted this from Stacey’s Instagram. Nothing like holding a sleeping baby.
Evidence that Mrs. H. did indeed hold the nugget!
Goomba was unfortunately at camp when we had this gathering, so he came over upon return to get his cousin fix!
It’s not often that he isn’t the youngest human at family gatherings!
I think he liked her 🙂
I spent a lot of time watching the Little Peanut, who spends most of her time looking to put things into her mouth, smiling, and just all around looking cute.
She has gotten a lot more kicky, chatty and intentional with her hands since we last saw her in August.
She is a regular Sphinx on her tummy!
I really enjoyed watching her interact with her Papa! All his once familiar noises and expressions were on full recall! I think he was her favorite ❤
They had a conference call from Washington one day and asked if it would be ok if they left her upstairs with us, Honey gamely said sure! When we visited the kids last August, Honey was happy to hold the new Little Miss, but when she fussed he said “Mamaaaaa”, and gave her to me. He could not do it this visit with me having The Plague, so it was The Papa Show until their call was finished!
He was using all the tricks he knew to keep her happy and content. I mainly helped by making distracting noises, which she is very susceptible to. Can I just say that I loved watching Honey grandparent the same way he fathered, sweet and FUN!
He basically did a great job and this was how they found her when they came back upstairs, sleeping on her Papa’s shoulder. Double high fives Honey!!!!!
The Girls both had her on social media.
The Boy gave her a first lesson in Bothering.
Her expression shows uncertainty. Possibly fear.
Before we knew it the week was up and they went back to Washington state, which is very far away for this Grammy who did not get to do even a smidgen of Grandmothering.
But I sure liked watching that Little MoonPie! ❤ ❤ ❤