My grandson has been doing very well. Growing by leaps and bounds.
He is now 16 months old but his adjusted age due to prematurity is about 12 ½ months. So his developmental age is that of a 1 year old. He is sitting up but still working on standing. He was born very early but he is a little warrior and is very generous with hand clapping, high fives, and toothly smiles.
Here is an adorable photo (below) of him face-timing with his Daddy for the first time.
He was so excited to see his Daddy at work.
“Preemie babies are the superheroes.”
Here is my preemie superhero in his first Halloween costume. He is coming up on his 1st Birthday this month.
Gavin’s First Halloween
Gavin and his wonderful parents
One Liner Wednesday is hosted by Linda G Hill.
I gave birth to my second blog,Grandmotherly.blog, in June of this year. I decided I wanted a second blog to write about my experiences as a new grandmother. Today’s prompt words fit in well with this blog so I wanted to write my post here. I haven’t written very much about being a grandmother for a bit. My grandson came home about 3 weeks ago from the NICU. He was born very early and had to stay in the hospital until he was big and strong enough. He’s been a fighter from his birth until now, through ups and downs. Things have been hectic at his house as he and his parents have been getting used to the new routine. My daughter in law told me it would be better if I visited him in the mornings when he is most energetic and happy. So today I went over about mid-morning and got to see him in action. He is very active and is making good eye contact and returning smiles. It was hard to get a picture because when he sees the phone pointing at him he won’t always smile, and then his arms and legs are in motion so much the picture can be blurry. It is so great to see him with so much energy. I find it is different being a grandmother compared to being a mother. I have the joy of holding him and playing with him and not so much stress as when I was a new mother.
Daughter in Law took this one
Almost a smile
Lucky catch of smile
Had to get photo of cute feet
Stream of Consciousness Saturday is hosted by Linda G Hill. Today’s prompt is “birth/berth.”