Friday, April 17, 2009

Mommy Moments: Sentimental Moments

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Truly everyday I spent and will be spending my kids is memorable but if I have to choose some sentimental moments, one of those was when Jeremy was finally transferred to a room from the incubator.

He was born premature (I gave birth at almost 33wks) and weighed 3.96lbs. He was very small but even then, he was the loudest to cry and was also active. The nurses were all fond of him because it seemed he kept a happy disposition even while inside the incubator and with all those tubes in his body. I was relieved because he didn't suffer from any serious condition but just the same he had to be incubated for a few days.

We finally transferred him to his room on the fourth day. This picture was taken shortly after midnight and my hubby caught the smile on Jeremy's face. I know it was involuntary but still it seemed he knew the situation and was smiling about it. :) It was Dec. 24 when we finally brought him home just in time for Christmas.

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The second picture just made me realize how much my baby has grown into a fine, little boy. I just loved the way he looked here, as if telling me, "Look, Mom! I'm driving by myself." I can't help but wax nostalgic and just be very thankful that I was able to witness every milestone, no matter how simple, in my little boy's life :) I vow to do the same for my sweet little girl.

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4 comments:

Twinkie said...

Sentimental and magical the way you compared the two pictures. :)

I am Harriet said...

That's great!
They sure do grow fast!

shydub said...

Ahhh he is so cute, he was really eager to come out before his due date and see the world. That was a miraculous, magical moments.

Chris said...

sentimental moments are really precious to us moms... you have heartwarming pictures here and thanks for sharing your story with us this week...