Friday, March 30, 2007

Saturday, March 24, 2007

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Sunday, March 11, 2007

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Friday, March 9, 2007

Hungry Sophia!

She is even cute when she cries!

Thursday, March 8, 2007

Sleeping peanut!

And she is one cute peanut!

Monday, March 5, 2007

Nap time for Sophia!

All done with doctors!

And Sophia is one healthy baby!

First restraunt outing!

And she is sleeping.....

On the way to hospital

For her check up!

Hockey baby!

Storks bring hockey babies! One of the families from the hockey team I coach were so nice to put this up for us. It is so cute!

Sunday, March 4, 2007

A Long Night

Well the honeymoon is over! Sophia was up all night fussy and crying. While little sleep was attained, the benefit of seeing her up, looking around, and taking in the world for a while was well worth the sleepless night. Kerdi and I are taking turns during the night so we each get some sleep and it is working well. Both Mom and Dad are asleep now and I am keeping an eye on Sophia while she sleeps. She is so beautiful (even when she cries)!

Friday, March 2, 2007

Sleep!!!!!

Mom is sound asleep and so is Sophia. Dad is up keeping watch and just making sure all is good until the midnight check. The last 2 days have been a whirl of amazement. Just a few highlights:

  • Catching Sophia at her birth.
  • Supporting Kerstin through her contractions, especially when she was hanging on me.
  • The first view of Sophia's very hairy head.
  • Midnight diaper change while half awake.
  • Sophia sleeping in my arms the first night so mommy could get some rest.
  • Family support from food, to calls, to hugs, to love.
  • Swaddling, swaddling, and more swaddling.
  • Seeing the strength, courage, fear, and trust in a woman giving birth and letting the journey occur.
There are a million more experiences, but these are some of the key ones I thought I would share tonight.

Papa Justin

Family in bed.

Mom is back and now all in bed together.

Dad and Sophia!

Mom is out working so dad and I stole her bed for a few minutes.

Grandpa and Sophia!

Kerstin and sophia sleeping

More sleeping

But so damn cute, couldn't resist!

Unser kleiner Engel