Thursday, January 20, 2011

Preparing for our little one

Because I had a long weekend last weekend, I headed east to see my daughter and her wife.  I was welcomed to their home in style with a Georgetown Cupcake.  We had Georgetown cupcakes at the wedding reception.  They are my daughter's favorite.
 I'm going to be a grandma in March.  While I was back east, we had a baby shower.  Our hostess is so clever.  Seems to me she thought of everything.  And this is a woman who has an extremely busy career and is mom to two daughters.  She is amazing.

diaper name tags


lots of gifts
 My daughter's wife is carrying the baby.  Her sister hosted the shower and had these banners for the moms to be to wear...this is my daughter, below. 
a banner event

notes from guests

Grandma Cheryl
 Grandma Cheryl is a new title for me.  A new role.  I am more excited than I can possibly express.  When I visited in the fall, I got to hear the baby's heart beat.  That rates up there with one of the most miraculous, marvelous moments of my life.  My eyes filled with tears.
When we said our good-byes at the airport I said "the next time I see you the baby will be here!"  This new prospect has turned me into a marshmallow.  I previously thought that I was a tough old broad.  I'm happy to know I still have a tender heart.  It just took this new little life to remind me.  


Princess of Everything (and then some) said...

I am so excited for you. You are going to be such a great grandmother! You daughter and daughter in law are so lucky to have you.

KleinsteMotte said...

Now that's sweet. Grandma Cheryl sounds kinda soft too.

Angela said...

Congratulations Grandma Cheryl! I think that does sound better than Granny Cheryl don't you! lol Although I do like the name Granny because that is what I have is a Granny. You didn't say if the baby is going to be a boy or a girl. I tried to figure it out by looking at the gift bags and the clothes hanging on the line. I came to the conclusion that they are going to wait until they have it to find out because of all of the yellows and whites! I didn't know what I was having with my first baby. Found out by mistake what my second one was.


Joan said...

How exciting! I absolutely love those little diaper name tags. Adorable!

^..^Corgidogmama said...

How thrilling for you kiddo! Being a grammy is terrific, what sucks is when they live so darn far away!
That hostess really had some clever ideas, and very different ones. So glad you went to be part of it all. Happy grammy days are soon coming your way! You'll love it!

Whosyergurl said...

Yes, they are waiting to be surprised. They do not want to know. My daughter's dad and I didn't know either time what we were having. The only thing they said was "the heartbeat is fast, sounds like a girl" (and they were right) and then "the heart beat is slow, sounds like a boy." (And they were right.)But we didn't know for sure. Cheryl

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Sandy, Sisters of Season said...

So happy for you "Grandma Cheryl" . . I'm still waiting over here for my grandbabies . . I'm jealous! Sandy:O)

Karen Whittal said...

I am green with envy, I am dying to be a granny, my daughter 28 says maybe next year, not sure if I can wait any longer. Enjoy Granny......... has a nice ring to it doesn't it.

Debbie said...

SSWWWEEEETTT! Looks like you had a fabulous time on your trip! So happy for you as you begin this new journey in your life! Love you~Me

Lisa said...

AWWWW! This is so absolutely sweet. While I'm happy for the moms-to-be, there is something that I see in the eyes of my mom that makes me know that the moment when one becomes a grandma is one of the most precious moments in life.

So congrats... ;)

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