Tag: Zoe

Grandchildren

Two Fun Afternoons With Miss Zoe

Babysitting Miss Zoe while Father Pete Went Off to the Doctors   This week my son Peter had two doctor's appointments for his recent bouts with pain in his upper abdomen. The pains sent him to the hospital and left the doctors scratching their heads. All of his major organs look fine i.e.gall bladder, kidneys and liver. The initial diagnosis was pancreatitis. On Tuesday, he had an endoscopy and Thursday he had an appointment with a urologist. Since his wife Melissa went with him, we were happy to step in and watch Miss Zoe. On Tuesday, she was shy at first and...

Grandchildren

Grammie and Granddad Babysit Zoe……….

......and have a great two days with Zoe, can't wait for the next two (Monday and Wednesday)  with Oliver!!   My son Peter and his wife Melissa spent an anniversary weekend in Boston this Friday and Saturday, so my wife and I go to spend some extended time with our granddaughter Zoe. While Miss Zoe is a lot more active now that she can get around on her own, she is still a sea of calm compared to the whirling dervish that is grandson Oliver. It's fun watching her play, she takes in everything very seriously and plays well by...

Grandchildren

Zoe turns 10 months – Oh My!

The Ever Quiet Zoe is getting a little  Fiesty at 10 Months!   So over the last little while I have posted more about my grandson Oliver, than my granddaughter Zoe. The main reason for that is Zoe's mom Melissa left her job several months ago and I haven't been babysitting Zoe twice a week like I was back in the winter. My wife and I see her at least once a week, or so, and she is a wonderfully happy little girl. She is standing by herself now, and walking several steps,all with the small great smile she has...

Grandchildren

Yoga first, then Babysitting Zoe this AM!

Morning Yoga then off to sit with Zoe where I hear Wah Yantee from Kundalini Yoga! Babysitting my granddaughter Zoe this morning. When I got here this morning her grandmom said that she wouldn't go to sleep, Thought she may have been a little cranky - not! She played nicely for a while and then she went to sleep about an hour later.(9:30) She's still asleep an hour and a half later. Now she's off schedule but she will  be fine. Because I didn't have to be here until 8:30 this AM, I had time to do a yoga routine....

Family, Grandchildren

Zoe Provides a Recovery Day!

Oliver provides the Workout and Zoe the Recovery - Yin and Yang Once More!   If babysitting Oliver is the workout, then babysitting Zoe is the recovery day!! About the only part of my body that got a good workout yesterday were my fingers. They were chewed on by Miss Zoe most of the day! They were preferred over the teething rings! When I got there Zoe was asleep, Melissa said she would probably wake up about 9:30 and she would be ready to eat again at sometime between 10:30 and 11:00, sounded good to me! So I set up...

Grandchildren

Another Quiet Afternoon with the often Amazing Zoe!

Yesterday, i spent the afternoon with the very quiet, now five month-old Zoe. That quiet part may change though over the next few  months as she becomes more mobile. Somehow though, I still think she will be somewhat calmer than Mr. Oliver.  Kinda' like difference between Oliver;s father Andrew and Andrew's sister Elizabeth, Guess which one loved to stand at the top of a wooden sliding board, when he still wasn't walking and shake it back and forth!! It is amazing though the way that as a grandparent, you  notice the  changes that occur every week, small things that go...