Tuesday, October 14, 2008

The road to sleep is paved with good intentions

Oh, you noticed that I haven't been writing that much too? Well, this is what happens when I sit down to write.


A sleeping baby - it's a powerful sedative.

(Yes, we're both really sleeping in this picture.)

(Yes, my husband thought we looked so sweet, he had to take a picture.)

(Yes, I was a little creeped out when I woke up and there was a camera on a tripod pointing at me.)

(Yes, this was the first occasion where I awoke to find a camera on a tripod pointing at me. I can't speak for other times when I was incapacitated.)

(Yes, I was revisiting a sweet moment between me and my child and I went to someplace seedy.)

(No, I can't help myself.)

32 comments:

Pgoodness said...

aw...those moments are sweet. and that sleeping baby lovin is intoxicating!

Ree said...

It's a beautiful picture. Truly beautiful.

Am I a complete idiot for wondering how you managed to balance that laptop while asleep??? ;-)

Mags said...

I miss that!!! You and your baby are so beautiful, so peaceful and so restful in that picture. I wish you more moments like that.

d e v a n said...

Awwww

Jozet at Halushki said...

omg...what a gorgeous photo.

You two are love.

Mrs. Schmitty said...

I can't blame him for setting up the tripod, that is an awfully sweet photo!

Heather said...

Awww. That is a great shot.

I'm impressed you look so nice while sleeping. I'd have a big wet spot on my shirt from my drool.

Patois said...

I can't go beyond, "Awwwwww!"

Kelley said...

next time just bend your head slightly and kiss that sweet sweet head for me. K?

Amy @ Milk Breath and Margaritas said...

Oh this is TOO sweet! That looks like a lot more fun than writing anyway.

Vicki said...

AAAAWWWWW. That is the cutest thing ever. Especially with the laptop balanced on your lap along with the baby. I would totally not be able to type like that.

You just keep on stealing those quiet moments. They're too precious to spend typing anyways...

Jeff said...

That's totally sweet. I'm with Heather... if it was me, my mouth would be wide open and there would be a puddle of drool on my shirt. I'm not a photogenic sleeper, trust me.

ewe are here said...

I love it when they get all floppy and cuddl-y... and you'll appreciate having this picture.

Avalon said...

I love that Mr. C went to all the trouble to set up the tripod and capture the image. It is such a sweet picture.



One question though. Can't he hold the camera? Or was Chicky teaching him proper photographic methods.

Really. I am completely stymied by this.

(Sorry. I have no life. I know.)

zandor said...

Aww.. That pictures is so great.

Chicky Chicky Baby said...

Avalon - It's dark in our living room and he didn't want to wake us with a flash so he put the camera on a tripod to keep it steady. Something about letting light in, aperture, shutter speed, or something else camera-ish that I learned in all my photography classes that I have now forgotten.

Avalon said...

Mrs C~~~ Thanks for clearing it up. I would hate to have a mental image of Mr C as adorable but inept with photographic equipment.

And he is still very sweet for even considering capturing that moment. Many others would have taken the opportunity to crack a beer and steal the TV remote.

Rusti said...

LOL at the comments in parenthesis... and "awww" at the picture... amazing how one little post from you can put a smile on my face and actually make my shitty day amazingly just vanish. thanks for that. :)

kgirl said...

ah, sleep. take it where you can get it, right?

kittenpie said...

My, this looks familiar. Say, 3 this afternoon?

Gray Matter said...

Well I would have made a hilarious comment, but you had to go and get all parenthesis-crazy on us and take all my good jokes. Fine--awwwwwww. Happy?

Alex Elliot said...

What a cute picture though! And you don't even have bed head.

flutter said...

awwwwwww.

courtney said...

Oh, I love those moments! Mine is 8 weeks old so we have a lot of those moments in this house, too.

Mother Musings said...

That is precious! And I want to say it.. have to say it.. aawwwwwww!

Truly a photo to treasure. You know when she's 16 & mouthing off you can look at the picture and wonder what happened to that sweet baby. I know I do that now & my child is only 8 Yrs old!!

Thanks for sharing.

fidget said...

very sweet picture. If The Hubster takes pics of me sleeping with a kiddo, there usually ends up being 27 shots of my boobs from different angles

Leeanthro said...

Very sweet. My husband used to fall asleep with our first child in the recliner just like this.

Poor kid #2 never got the luxury of alone time or peace and quiet.

The Stiletto Mom said...

That was my very favorite thing when mine were babies...somehow it's the best sleep...sigh...

Issas Crazy World said...

It's an adorable picture. Waking up to a tripod might have scared me though.

Elleoz said...

That picture is priceless!

Toast 2 Mom said...

How precious!

carrie said...

You are going to be so happy you have that picture in a few years . . . it is beautiful.