#1,516 Fairy Godmother.
by Erin Napier
Well, I wouldn’t say that exactly. In fact, I’ve never kept a baby in my life before, but now that I’m a godmother and aunt, today I got to keep sweet baby Walker for about 45 minutes while Clark went to see a patient. We did really good at first, snuggling while I worked:
Look at that darling boy!
And a few minutes later he started whimpering and I didn’t know why really. Clark assured me he had a fresh diaper and wasn’t going to need a bottle before he would be back. So I gave him his pacifier, and he didn’t want that. And then he got really ramped up crying. And after some trial and error, I found that he just wanted to sit in his carseat quietly and take a little snooze.
Whew! It was touch and go there for about 5 minutes. But gosh, what a cutie when he’s happy.
I can’t believe my brother has a son. He is someone’s daddy. Woah.
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I’m Erin Napier, co-owner of Laurel Mercantile Co. and Scotsman Co. with my husband, Ben. I’m an artist and he’s a craftsman and we help people moving to our town find and restore old houses on HGTV’s Home Town. In an effort to count my blessings, this journal has documented only the good things that happen on each and every day of my life since January 1, 2010. I am a wife, a daughter, a homebody, a bubble bath lover, a book reader, a sentimental, stressed out, slightly obsessive southerner. Welcome!