Chris left the hospital for a few hours tonight.  He needed to go home and shower, change clothes, feed the dogs, all that good stuff.  While he was gone, I had big plans.  I was going to get up and shower.  I was going to read my baby book.  I was going to email pictures out to family.

Sadly, none of that was done.  And I blame the Beaner.

Time-stealing Beaner
Time-stealing Beaner

I mean, how can a person be expected to do anything with these cheeks just laying around?

Chunk-a-licious Cheeks
Chunk-a-licious Cheeks

And who can even think about sending emails when there is all this hair to ruffle?

Shake your tail feathers, Bean
Shake your tail feathers, Bean

I tried.  I really did.  I tried to focus.  I tried to accomplish something.  But then I found these tiny fingers and all hope was lost.

Beaner Fingers
Beaner Fingers

And you know what they say about tiny fingers…  Where there are tiny fingers there are tiny toes…

Tiny toes
Tiny toes

By the time Chris got back to the hospital, I was babbling about swaddling methods to the Bean and his Bear.

Bean and his Bear - Professional Swaddlers
Bean and his Bear - Professional Swaddlers

Fortunately for me, Chris is helpless under the super natural powers of the Bean, too.

Helpless Dad
Helpless Dad

I think we’re in trouble…

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37 Thoughts to “Oops.”

  1. OH Katie..I feel like getting pregnant now LOL! Michael is so tiny and cute and what a cheerful boy…..give me a big hug to him ok? 🙂

  2. He is so beautiful… And you, Katie! You and Chris are positively GLOWING with parenthood. I can’t wait till I start my own little family with my own little bean.

  3. Vandy

    Congratulations! He’s simply perfect. No other word can describe a beautiful baby like Michael as well as PERFECTION! Good job mama! That’s how I feel about my two, big, healthy boys. I did not know such perfection could exist in the world until my first was born. I cried with happiness when my second was born because my thoughts were, “I just doubled the amount of perfection in the world!”

  4. Oh my goodness, I am so excited for you guys!!! 🙂 He is so precious and I can not believe all that hair!!! He and Levi would definitely be buddies if they knew each other. Isn’t this just crazy? Like it was all just a dream!? It is absolutely fantastic. I’m a blubbering idiot every time he looks into my eyes. Horray for baby boys. THey are the best.

  5. Liz

    He is so precious! I can’t even believe it. So unbelievably beautiful. You all look great!

  6. i looked through the flickr album and was grinning away the entire time. i especially loved the pictures when he was yawning like, “oh man, have i had a crazy past nine months or what?!” everyone looks so exhilarated… which makes sense, because your little guy is just so darn cute!

  7. Wow, congratulations guys he is so beautiful! I love the hair! Great photos too, thanks for sharing.

  8. Libby

    Amazing! Definitely not your fault, he is such a little stud! I’m sure you won’t be the last girl he distracts!

  9. Your pictures are amazing! Keep them coming!

  10. Grace

    He is so adorable…congrats again!!!! What a beautiful family:)

  11. Emily C

    He is so adorable. You guys are so lucky!

  12. Congrats you guys! He is so wonderfully cute!

  13. OMG could that pic of Chris and the bean be any freaking CUTER???

    You know, when I was in the hospital no one told me I could shower after my surgery. My only experience with surgery in my life has been getting dogs spayed or neutered, and you can’t bathe them for a week afterwards, so I kinda thought it would be the same deal for people. You should have seen the look on my doctor’s face when I asked her about it on my LAST DAY in the hospital. So, at least you have that.

  14. Sarah H.

    Well you got the blog up!! Good job 🙂 I LOVE him–he’s so cute 🙂 I enjoy the hair! Congrats!!!

  15. What a precious baby! I absolutely love all of that hair! There’s not a better feeling in the world than when your child stares into your eyes 🙂 It makes me long for my daughter’s newborn days! Congratulations!

  16. EEEE!!!!!! He’s so CUTE! Most newborns are kind of funny looking, you know? But his head is just the perfect round shape! He is a cute, cute, baby. I’m so glad you’re soaking it up!

  17. Beth

    The Beaner effect works over the internet too. I’m at work…not working but looking at a cutie!

  18. Soooo Sweet. Precious moments. Thank you for sharing.

  19. Oh boy…That kid is a time stealer and I don’t feel guilty about it. Love the pictures of Chris holding him. Guys holding babies is just so precious. 🙂 Congrats you guys!!

  20. Oh my God! He is absolutely adorable. You know how sometimes newborn babies can look a bit like aliens. He doesn’t, at all. He looks like a sweet angel. He is beautiful.

  21. Sarah Barker

    Great, now I want one.

  22. Roseanne

    Your baby is beautiful! Congrats to both you and Chris. By the way, babies come out perfect when you have C-Section, no cone head trying to push themselves out.

  23. omgosh he is soo adorable!!

  24. Oh baby toes. I could go on and on about them. They are positively edible.

  25. Era

    You just put a smile on my face that’s going to be there for the rest of the day. Once again, congratulations!!!

  26. I just have to tell you that all I heard from Aaron last night was, “I’m jealous! I want a Yale hat for Porter! Why doesn’t Porter have a Yale hat?! Porter needs a Yale hat!”

    Do you know when you all are headed home?

  27. Y’all did good!

    A heartfelt congratulations.

  28. Sarah

    What beautiful photos! Congratulations on your new little family!

  29. I’d be helpless too! How are you supposed to resist such a precious, adorable baby?!

  30. De-lurking to tell you, Cute Cute Cute Cute!! This post makes me ever so much more anxious for my little beaner to arrive (due a month from today). And guess what? Mine will be named Michael too! Good name. 🙂

  31. KP

    So incredibly happy for you! It’s crazy to look at those pictures and think that he was just inside you a couple days ago! Congratulations!

  32. Ginny

    I’m so in love!!! I miss him so much already. Please, please tell him I love him again so he doesn’t forget me. I’ll be up again soon.

  33. So beautiful. Congrats to you, again. Enjoy every tiny moment.

  34. All three of you are glowing!!

  35. Zoe

    Oh wow, he’s so gorgeous! He’s got a cute little mouth. Good luck to the both of you 🙂

  36. You are so funny, and that baby is beautiful. Pictures plus comments are very clever! What you got accomplished outprioritized (? you know what I mean) all the rest!

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