Grandpa Nielson came to the hospital to meet him. At first, Noah seemed a little skeptical of Grandpa...
But then he warmed right up to him! :)
The night we brought Noah home from the hospital, Uncles Derek and Cole were waiting at the condo. It was quite late by the time we got there, but they didn't care--they were just anxious to meet their first nephew. They couldn't believe how tiny he was...and how soft his feet were. :)
|Uncle Cole, Daddy Ry, Baby Noah, and Uncle Derek|
Unfortunately, Ryan had to go back to work on Thursday, so he flew home to Denver. Luckily, Grandma Nielson and Aunt Ashley came to Salt Lake to help me with the baby for a few days.
|Aunt Ashley is so pretty...and so happy to be holding her first nephew!|
|Finally a grandma!|
|Bath time with Grandma|
|Ashley made this onesie. :)|
|The Majeronis and the Daytons|
My best friend from college got married in Utah that weekend, so she got to meet Noah briefly outside the Salt Lake temple, as did all of my college roommates who were in town for the wedding. I can't believe it was such good timing for so many of our dear friends to meet Noah before we took him home to Colorado. And that's not all!...my freshman dorm R.A. (who is still a dear friend) came to visit Noah, as did one of my best friends from my freshman hallway with her mom. It was truly touching that so many people were so excited for us.
My extended family was all together at a family reunion in Oregon the first week of August, so they sent Noah a special message from the beach:
|"We love Noah..." Look closely in the sand. :)|
|My dad would always say, "He a hunchback." :)|
|Dad was forced to sleep in the pretty princess pink bed the entire weekend...so funny.|
Throughout the course of the week, we were also lucky enough to spend some time with Katie and Drew. They came to the condo twice to see Noah, and then we took Noah to see them at their homes the night before we left town.
|Drew showed up wearing his "twinner" Vans. Can't wait until Noah can wear his pair!|
So many people love Noah! And this was only the beginning...much of my family was in Colorado anxiously awaiting our arrival there...which will be the topic of my next post! :)