30 June 2010

That Stork Has Landed Again!

Born on 10th June 2010.
Baby Fin, or Finley George when he is naughty.
Weighing in at 7lb 1oz.

Our gorgeous little chap is doing well.
So is Mum Katie.
The day before Fin was born Jude feel ill with that awful sickness bug, so no trip to the hospital to see his baby brother.
Then I caught it, then Johanna, then Nige then Paul.................
By Sunday Kate was in tears and wanted us all to visit, come what may.
So with bags packed I went to stay with Katie to look after her and 'the boy's' for a two weeks.
Two weeks to get over the worst of the C Section.

Baby Fin in his vintage cradle which I found in great little shop in Whitstable called Warehams.

My morning's were early!
Keeping Jude out of trouble and Katie sitting down!

Nothing is better than a baby dressed in white.

Visitor's came and went.
My Son James nipping in for a cuddle with his nephew's during his lunch break.

Bathing the make do way.

Fin did like it, I think the smallness of the washing up bowl made him feel safe.

He is a hungry, sucky boy.
Give Mummy a rest Fin, suck on this!

I love the cosy hand knitted jumper.

Eventually I went back home, with Kate and boy's in tow.
Freddie and Rocco celebrated their 3rd and 4th birthdays the same week.

A house full of little men, big men, hairy men....being the 3 dog's
and tired females trying to keep them all fed, clean and out of mischief.

Birthday present time for Fred and Roc.
With a little help from Jude.

All together now.
No chance!

That's enough lad's, the baby is sleeping.
Baby Fin is a brilliant sleeper.
All the shouting, crying and screaming.... and that's just the big men yelling at the Football!
does not phase Finley.
He sleeps soundly through it all.
Thank God.

And for Mr N and me a little escape to Knole in Sevenoaks.
This is a lovely place to spend a quiet day.
Knole is the home of the Sackvilles, Vita Sackville being the one that I find very fascinating.
Vita makes a very interesting read.

Well I am now off to tidy the house and water the garden.
I am taking a little Blog Break.
I will be visiting you from time to time.
Just not enough hours for me at the moment.
Love to you all.


Lisa said...

Many congratulations to all!
Such a cute little bundle.
Enjoy your, well deserved, break1
Lisa x

periwinkle said...

absolutely gorgeous all of them , but those cheeks mmmmm. Couldn't agree more about a baby in white ... oh , check your e-mails :-)

Hen said...

Wonderful Carol, thanks so much for sharing the photos. He's so tiny! Such a beautiful baby.
Hen x

Karens Hopes said...

Absoulutley gorgeous congratulations
to you all.
Karen xx

Carol said...

have no idea what has happened here but all my comments have just disappeared....sorry bloggers.
If you have any idea how I can retrieve them please let me know!

Brigitta said...

Congratulations Carol, what a blessing such a sweet little baby boy! Enjoy your grandsons!!


Sal said...

Congratulations to you all! Gorgeous photos!

Vintage Amethyst said...

Oh my goodness, he is such a little cutie. I wish I could pop him in my pocket & keep him!
Congratulations to all the family.

Pondside said...

Congratulations! You are way ahead of me with grandchildren!...and they are such beautiful boys!

bellaboo said...

What a darling little baby Finlay is..you must be one proud grandmother! Your pictures are delightful!

Bellaboo ;0)

Toby Tea Cozy said...

Aw congrats, they're gorgeous boys and little Fin looks darling! Enjoy them!

elsy said...

congrats carol....am exhausted just reading about all those little folk but i bet you love it x

LoloDesigns said...

Beautiful baba! Beautiful family! You should be a very proud lady right now. Enjoy your being with them all. Now is definitely not the time to be tied to a computer :o) xx

Lululiz said...

What an adorable little chap, he is so handsome already!

Claire said...

What a perfect little man, the first pic of him is priceless! A huge congratulations to Kate, Paul, Jude and of course you and your family!! We have a Finley next door to us, I love the name!! The boys are all so handsome!
Take care....Claire xx
PS....Yes is the answer to your last question, I write like Im talking!!! Im also having problems with my blog, changed a few things and now its all gone to pot!! x

AshTreeCottage said...

What a precious family!! Congrats on the newest cutie!!

Susan and Bentley

Yvonne said...

Congratulations to you and your family, Carol. Fin is an absolute dollbaby! There is nothing like being a Nana. I love every minute of it!

MarmaladeRose said...

Thank you for sharing. He's just adorable and I can't believe it's been 2 years since Jude was born.

OhSoVintage said...

He is beautiful! Congrats to all.

Summer Blue said...

CONGRATULATIONS Carol to you and your family. Now there must be a law somewhere to say that it is illegal to have such a beautiful family! Finlay is as scrummy as your other grandsons, they all look like they should be appearing in the latest Mini Boden catalogue! Obvioulsy they take after their Granny!!
Take care,
Jane. xx

pippasmum said...

He's absolutely gorgeous! My son was born June 17th, so they are quite close in age. I love his name! Enjoy every moment!

Vintage Amethyst said...

Hi again Carol.
If we head to Ikea again soon, I will have a peek for the Rosali.
When I bought mine though they only had the bedding & then a few weeks later none at all, so I'm not sure they would have any as I've been told that once it's gone, it's gone!

Deb said...

Congratulations to you Carol & family on the arrival of gorgeous little Fin ♥

Lisa said...

Congratulations to you all!
Such a cute little bundle of adorableness.
Enjoy your well earned rest.
Lisa x

Lace hearts said...

Huge congratulations! What fabulous pictures. This was a real joy to read. Enjoy your blog break! x

Louise said...

Now the footies over it must be much quieter in your house. Maybe not, with all those boys! Aah, little Finley George is just the cutest bundle. I also love the photos of your other boys gazing up at the camera. Are they ever tempted to have fights with all your lovely cushions? Knole is another one for my list. Glad you found some time for quiet contemplation! Enjoy your bloggy break, but please don't stay away for too long. x

strawberrygirl said...

Dear Carol ..firstly congratulations on your lovely family and your lovely from the hart style of blogging I just know your going to be a favorite of mine ....Tracy....ps sweet doggies .

Claire said...

hope you and all your gorgeous boys are doing well! xx

a mermaids purse said...

beautiful piccys of the new arrival- you must have your hands full- such lovely boys ;0)
beautiful blog x kazzy x

swedishouse said...

Hello Carol

Lovely to read your posts again.
Your family is beautiful and growing!!!
Congratulations on the birth of your new grandchild too. I am leaving a comment here as it wouldn't allow me to comment on your latest post and I couldn't find an email contact.
Please could you let me know more about Tedddy who is absolutley adorable...what is the exact situation. We live in Sweden and have Stanley a 3 year old mini-schnauzer, we live in the middle of the forest with many lakes...We have been considering another addition to our family so Stanley has a playmate and company...look forward to hearing from you...
Julie & family x

The Clip Cafe said...

What a lovely family! I tried to follow but link isn't working for me :-(