Tuesday, May 18, 2010

welcome to my world


exactly one week ago today, on the morning of may the 11th, kou-chan was born.
it's official! i'm now a dad to a beautiful boy!

to tell the truth, i'm exhausted and about to crash.
i will do an update again soon, but in the meantime here is kou-chan taken on the day he was born.







32 comments:

alice said...

Congratulations!

GL said...

can't tell you how excited i am. can't wait to meet lil'K!

Life for Beginners said...

He's beautiful. Congratulations! :D

Luuworld said...

i knew it! congratulations and celebrations! what a beautiful baby boy. you (and k-chan) must be very excited! :-D

pascale said...

awwwwwwwwe many many omedetou to your family!

pascale said...

Hold on, does that mean he was born on the 11th of May?

world of sekimachihato said...

* alice
thank you! it's amazing how much this little one has changed my life!

world of sekimachihato said...

* GL
i can't wait to show you little kou-chan too!
giv us 100 days. yup, k-chan's mum is here from japan and said he shouldn't go outside for the first 100 days...

world of sekimachihato said...

* Life for Beginners
thank you~
hope you don't mind, but you will no doubt be seeing more of little kou-chan here!

world of sekimachihato said...

* Luuworld
thanks luuworld. hope one day i get to show him to you.
then i will (unwillingly) pass him over to k-chan so we can hit the town!

world of sekimachihato said...

* pascale
arigatou!
yup, he was born on may 11th. special day for you? (actually it's my sister's birthday too!)

famapa said...

he's so cute!! well done you guys, enjoy the ride of your life - it really is the best!!

hiki said...

omg!!! おめでとう!!!!
かわいい赤ちゃん、元気に産まれてきて良かったですね!とてもハッピーなお知らせ、ありがとう:)

pascale said...

oh your sister was born on the 11th too?
She must be really smart..
I know because
11th may is my birthday too! Ha ha

your boy will be really smart too :)

world of sekimachihato said...

* famapa
little kou-chan has only been home for a few days so it's a huge learning curve for us; a great one though. just trying to get into a feeding routine at the moment which is not that easy.
anyway, thanks for your comment :)

world of sekimachihato said...

* hiki
ありがとうございます!
みんなに大変だよ~て言われましたがこんなに大変とは思わなかった。
でも本当に可愛くて!(これって親バカですかね?!w)

world of sekimachihato said...

* pascale
what!?!?! you were born on may 11th too?! wow! happy belated birthday!
i will never forget your birthday now!! hahahaha

Galit said...

Wow! That's amazing and so exciting!!!
Prepare for the best time in your life (although with some sleepless nights to go through...)
Have the best time with your little one!

p.s. my girl was born on May 10th 2 years ago... :)

pascale said...

yea, now I will always remember your little one's b-day too :D and even your sister's! lol

world of sekimachihato said...

* Galit
thank you for your comment.
oh yes, the sleepless nights are here, but it really is an amazing experience.
and wow, your little girl was born one day before our little kou-chan. lots of babies born in may!

Gaijin Wife said...

Congratulations - belatedly. I hope everything went well for K-chan and you - being there patting her brow and sponging up the obscenities that seem to go hand in hand with childbirth - well for me anyway. Japanese nurses would have learnt a few new ones :)

Kou-chan is well cute. I hope having his Japanese granny there for the first wee bit of his life isn't too traumatic for him - you, or K-chan. I just about got stoned down in the street by the local baachans for taking our first out in the pram on a beautiful summers day when he was two weeks old.

Is your MIL staying until he's 100 days old? In our neck of the woods it is just 30 days of darkened rooms and not seeing the light of day. Whatever.

Good luck with it all. The adventure has begun :)

Make it Easy said...

oh my gosh!
congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

gingerbee said...

Oh, oh, oh, CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU AND K-CHAN! :D He's really beautiful! Did you pass out cigars or something? Heehee. I'll definitely be scouting something from here to send to little Kou-chan! :D

world of sekimachihato said...

* Gaijin Wife
10 hours of back rubs and brow blotting was starting to take its toll on me but as soon as i saw that little head start peeking out all my energy came flooding back.
come today it's another story... i'm back at work and in need of a deep sleep. i guess all will be forgotten though when i get back home and see little kou-chan.

re the japanese granny, i'm blessed and have one of those rare mother in laws who are super easy to get on with. she said as long as her grandson can speak japanese i'll be in her good books for life.
and nope, she's only here for 20-odd days or so, then we are on our own! bit of a scary thought at the moment...

world of sekimachihato said...

* Make it Easy
thanks aron!

world of sekimachihato said...

* gingerbee
thanks you!
no cigars (although i got given one!!) but i did pop open some bubbly to celebrate!
my life is all about babies at the moment so i hope i don't bore you...

Mary said...

oh i missed this! i've not been on the internet much of late.
CONGRATULATIONS to you both!!!

world of sekimachihato said...

* Mary
i was starting to wonder why you haven't posted something on your blog for a while.
hope all is ok in your part of the woods.

Mary said...

yes, all is very fine in my part of the world thanks.
i've just been super busy!
i'm off to japan for a couple of weeks at the beginning of june. it'll be my first trip there and i'm super excited about it!

hope all's well with you guys. i'm sure kou-chan is getting cuter by the day!

world of sekimachihato said...

* Mary
wow, off to japan huh!?
you are so gonna love it over there. which part of japan are you going to?
if i can be of any help, let me know and i will see what i can do.

Celine said...

A boy!!!
a totally belated, but overjoyed CONGRATULATIONS!!!!
ahh! he's so beautiful!
Your world must be turned upside down now! (but in a good way!!)

world of sekimachihato said...

* Celine
thanks you, and yes, totally turned upside down and flipped over to the side and then somersaulted back (think you get my drift...)

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