Friday, November 12, 2010

Naptime

Right now, if you are waist-high or shorter, and you live up in my hood, you are taking a nap.

It's not everyday that I find myself upstairs during naptime, but when I do, I have no choice but to take a peek. And today?

I saw this.

So, of course, I rushed down for the camera, hoping all the way that she hadn't moved.

She hadn't.

So, I thought I would tempt fate a bit and get up in her face, because that face, well, it does things to me.

I find it irresistible, that face. I find her irresistible. Who wouldn't love a sleeping, hooded child such as this? Who could look away from those spider-leg eyelashes and those gumdrop lips?

I was up on the bed, clicking the shutter right in her mug, and she never flinched.

Girlfriend's naps may be brief, but they're intense.

40 comments:

  1. She is a doll
    And for the first time in my life I am wishing I was waist high or shorter
    so I could nap too : )))
    Have a lovely weekend!

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  2. haven't we all at one time or another did just that very thing.. and marveled time after time how beautiful our sleeping children are?
    and that those precious beings are ours..
    to love and nourish and protect..
    for always!!!
    warm sandy hugs..
    Loui♥

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  3. Oh what that does to a Mama heart!

    Those are the things of life!

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  4. sleeping babes make my heart skip a beat. and so does her bed. it's super cute!

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  5. ~*~LOL!! She is darling!! Hugs, Rachel~*~*

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  6. That is what I would consider heart-breakingly adorable!

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  7. Oh, she is such a doll! I could just eat her. I mean in a nice way!

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  8. She is too beautiful! How did you hold yourself back from leaning over and kissing her right on those practically puckered lips?!

    Hopefully it wasn't too brief and you got a few minutes to yourself. Enjoy your weekend with those beautiful children ~

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  9. She.Is.A.Doll. What a precious sight!

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  10. oh to sweeet! I'm loving the bed and the sheets too!

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  11. lol, she looks so adorable!! I love naptime and I love peeking in to see how sweet and QUIET they are all tucked in. :)

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  12. I don't know how you weren't in her bed spooning her! What a cutie!!

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  13. I agree with Annie, would've climbed right in and snuggled...hee hee. I'm totally enjoying all your fun, adventures, and everyday. God Bless.

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  14. Those sweet sleeping faces always erase the trouble in a day. Love it.
    and I agree, her bed is so cute!

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  15. My two have somewhere along the line conspired together that they are done taking naps.... however....

    There is that random late afternoon where their both on either end of the couch or the living room floor because they couldn't hold up to their end of the deal any longer. :)

    That always makes me happy.
    Hey! Thanks for stopping by earlier today with a comment. I love(d) it.

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  16. she could paint with those eyelashes.
    oh so glad you caught her and even happier to have you share.

    happy napping sweet Ruby.

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  17. Aw, I miss nap time. Sleeping babes and a few precious minutes in a quiet house. There is just something special about those moments when they are asleep, and you have captured it perfectly. Have a beauty-full weekend Shannan!

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  18. Such sweetness in a little when they sleep deep. Makes me want to tempt my fate tonight...since nap time is already over.

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  19. Well, isn't she the most adorable thing ever?

    She makes me want another girl. lol

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  20. She's just beautiful Shannon. I wish I could sleep that soundly. Imagine someone in your face taking pics and not budging...that's bliss:)

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  21. And here I was under the impression that she was too big for naps these days. At least that's what she told me. I'd trade her for the opportunity most any day. Looks delightful.

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  22. be still my heart! That baby girl is too cute. Those baby boys ain't too shabby either.

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  23. I love naptime....I love when my house settles into a still, quiet, calm afternoon. Today, however, I joined them....i rarely do this, but today...life just seemed overwhelming, and unbearable. Your Ruby is just so sweet! Love her!

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  24. Oooh I love naptime pictures!! I have several of them of my girls some even recent despite their advanced age(13 & 14)LOL They always look so innocent. I have more of my oldest Girl I told her because it was always such a shock she went to sleep that I had to take pictures of it to prove that she had indeed been asleep.

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  25. That pretty much makes me want to curl up in bed and pull the covers over my own head! Although I am 100% certain I wouldn't look even half as cute as she does... lol.

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  26. I would do anything to be in her spot right now! It's a rainy cold nap day...not a work day!

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  27. I love seeing those photos...they are so cute and so sweet...those moments when you catch them are sweet memories

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  28. Nothing more precious than a sleeping child. I can't believe anyone can sleep through all of that. Love the blanket over her head ;)

    Chris

    PS love that headboard as well!!

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  29. Luh. SHUSS!!!

    I can't wait to experience that feeling, which you described so well by the way. :-)

    Been meaning to email you. Want to ask if you'll be my BFF. :-)

    Layla

    PS- I haven't emailed 'cause I can't find your email address! Will you drop me a line at LaylaPalmer@aol.com? :-)

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  30. How adorable and fun! Yes, she sure is CUTE :-) !

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  31. Oh to kiss or eat her cheeks...the dilemma. Dang!

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  32. "Still waters run deep", and Ruby River proves the point,daily. I just wish she wouldn't grow up so fast!But at least she keeps each and every step exciting and priceless!!

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  33. those are kissable lips!
    i love a sleeping child.
    nothing is better than seeing a sweet one asleep in the day!

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