Sunday, July 11, 2010

Joshua Raymond - my grandson

Joshua Raymond Desfosse arrived today, July 11, 2010 at 5:30 a.m. weighing in a 6 lbs. 3 oz. He couldn't wait the extra 20 days until his due date, instead telling his mom that he was ready.

My first sight of Joshua was of him laying on a heater bed. They were raising his temperature so they could give him a bath. They do things so differently now than when Joshua's mother was born. He hardly looked real, all bright pink and so perfect. I wish I had thought to get my camera out and take photos of his first bath but I was too busy taking in every inch of him. He didn't like his bath at all! But as soon as they were finished, he quieted right down. They wrapped him up tightly and then his great-grandmother, his mom's friend Rachel and I took turns holding him. What a sweet little bundle he is!

Here he is with my mother, Joshua's great-grandmother, holding him.

He didn't wake up again during our visit so I couldn't get many photos. But I couldn't wait to put them up. I'm going back tonight and I know his father, Raymond, took some good photos of him and Rebecca so as soon as I get them, I'll be posting them, too. Get ready because there's going to be a lot of talk about Joshua here! I'll try not to bore you but I'm one proud grandma! I'm so happy and relieved that all went well with his birth and that mom and son are doing so well.

Just getting ready for a big yawn here. Such a tired little guy. Being born is tough!


Giovanna ♥ said...

aww how sweet! He's adorable!! Congrats Marjorie and thanks for sharing these lovely pictures!
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Kokopelli said...

Congratulations! And welcome, Joshua! Glad everything went well.

Marjorie said...

Thanks so much, ladies! :)

ChezChani said...

He's a lucky little boy, getting to hang with his grandmother AND great grandmother!

Miss Val's Creations said...

Congratulations on the arrival of little Joshua. He's so adorable!

catwalkthreads said...

Congratulations Marjorie! Just returned from my holiday in Cornwall to your news and I couldn't be more delighted. He's so adorable! Wishing you all lots of love and hugs (and sleep)! Happy days!

Louise xxx

Marjorie said...

Thanks so much, everyone! I'll be putting up some new photos when I get a chance - hope I don't bore everyone! :)