Greetings to all out in Baby Neil Land (We've discovered it's his world already). First things first...a shout out to Auntie Holly for her wonderful post and pictures for everyone to enjoy. My favorite has to be the one of Neil and Mac walking hand-in-hand.
Well we made it home after about 24 hours of being up. We got to the airport in Moscow about 3 hours early. We were picked up at 8:30am for a 12:55pm flight because I'm sure our driver was figuring on there being traffic. Of course, Murphy's Law kicked in because there was absolutely none!
So a bunch of walking around and a huge diaper blowout later (yes we had to change his clothes before he even left Moscow), we were on the plane. Thankfully, the plane was only half full (or half empty depending on your view on life) so we had a whole extra row to ourselves.
Baby Neil was a bit fussy for about the first 30 minutes and then he was a breeze the rest of the 10 and half hours. He played and slept.
We then met Jason, Holly and Mac in Atlanta and you know that part of the story if you've read the blog below.
Then we boarded the flight to Nashville and again, we had an extra seat between us, and he was so tired that we laid him down and he was out.
We got to Nashville, did some primping and then it was time for his debut in Music City. The crowd of 30-40 were there waiting with signs, balloons and teddy bears.
He was a big ham too! He was so happy. He hugged and laughed with everyone. It was like a baby mosh pit, passing him around.His first car ride home was typical...as soon as we started driving, he was out again. I'm told I used to fall asleep in cars when I was his age too.
We got home and put him right to bed. His first night of sleep in his new room lasted until about 6 in the morning....not bad.
His first introduction to Pebbles and Trot (Our big boxer dogs) didn't go so well. He looked at them like they were aliens and then proceeded to cry. But as the day went on, he warmed up to them a little more. By the end of the night, he was patting Trot on the head. He's still not sure about Pebbles. Bam Bam (our cat) was not a concern to him.
Anyways, Brandy and I took a majority of the day catching up on sleep while the Grandmas hung out with Baby Neil.
All in all, it was a good day.
Thank you to everyone who showed up last night to greet us. Y'all are awesome! And thank you again to everyone for your support and prayers through this whole process. We can't thank you enough.
Off to bed now. We'll post more tomorrow.
Brandy, Coby and Baby Neil