Well I hadn’t seen my new grandson Xavier William since he was born. But I had occasion to attend his baptism service which was conducted according to the Lutheran faith of his parents. He was just toooo handsome in his little Christening suite. He looks just like his mom when she was a baby!
Anyway it was a joyous occasion though I was feeling a bit under the weather.
I look forward to keeping Lil X in the new future overnight.
*Pictured 1. Xavier with his parents Justin and Chrystal and the pastor, 2. The sprinkling, 3. X and Grandad
This was a really cool weekend cause I received the blessing of having to keep my grand-kids. Its been quite a while since I’ve had them other than visiting their home. The extra blessing was that it was my grandaughter’s 3rd birthday too! So grandpa (or Paw Paw as she affectionately calls me) go to spoil his baby and watch her enjoy herself eating pizza, a birthday brownie (she refused to blow it out, just stared at it) and ice cream while laughing at Tom and Jerry videos as if it were the funniest thing on earth.
Yes the old pro was at it again, changing diapers and trying to calm her little brother who was teething like nobodies business. It was definitely an adventure!
I look forward to having them more and more as they grow up. Its always been a dream of mine to be the elder for the younger generation. I love the thought of being able to nurture them as well as show them the ropes – not from the perspective of a parent, (we all know how we do our parents sometime) but from that cool pimp granddaddy style. You know where you know that old person knows what he is talking about, but he’s so smooth with it he doesn’t make you feel like he’s parenting you.
Grandchildren: truly God’s gift to the “chronologically gifted!”
Pics from L to R
1. Playing with the balloons. 2 & 3 – playing with Aunt Gab 4. Hangin with “Paw Paw” 5. Big Daddy the Brown Cannonball was teething so bad…poor guy couldn’t stop fussing! 6. Badk to the balloons. 7-10 In full photo shoot mode, 11&12 – Big Daddy was back and having a better day, and baby girl just likes taking pictures!