10.18.2008

drum roll please . . .

FINALLY!!!

we are so excited to announce the long awaited arrival of the newest member to our family . . .






Beatrice Harper

after much waiting she came quickly into this world with no complications on october 15th at 9:30 in the morning. she weighed a healthy 8 lbs 7 oz and was about 20 inches long. She is a content little girl with a big appetite and is so far a good sleeper. Henry is taking to her well and likes to snuggle her head and repeatedly says, "hi, bea. hi, bea." we can tell he is going to be a fantastic big brother.

so far i have been amazed at how much more relaxed and calm matt and i are this go 'round! and my recovery seems to be going a little quicker and we are definitely getting more sleep than we did with henry. (hope i'm not jinxing myself).

i imagine i will be lying low for a little while popping in and out of this space, so i want to thank all of you for your kind wishes and messages. they were so appreciated and put a warm feeling in my heart. thank you all for being here and sharing the anticipation and excitement with us. we couldn't be happier and i look forward to sharing more with you all in the coming weeks!

11 comments:

  1. Congrats to your entire family! She's beautiful.

    Love the name too.

    L

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  2. Oh! welcome, Beatrice~
    I'm smiling big right now.
    A giant, delicious, virtual mommy meal from California to all of you-

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  3. welcome to the world, beatrice!

    congratulations, jessica, matt & henry! she is beautiful! i am so happy for your family! (and surprisingly a bit jealous of your addition of a little girl. one of each is too cool!)

    rest up, soak in the love, and cheers!

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  4. HURRAY!!!!

    I'm so happy Baby Bea is here!! : )

    Much love to all of you!
    Diane

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  5. Ditto what the sister said! Congrats to the whole family (the blog one as well). What adorable cheeks you have, little Beatrice!

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  6. sweet bea welcome! ooompf those cheeks!

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  7. Welcome to the world sweet little Bea! Adorable name. Congrats again, can't wait to see more pics.

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  8. Well bless your heart. What sweet little photos. She looks like such a dear.

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  9. oh, have i been slow on these responses!

    but thank you everyone for all the congratulations! i love knowing you are all sharing in our joy!

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  10. i just wandered over seeing you won that chicken...

    congrats on that beautiful bea.

    : )

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  11. kristin, thanks for coming by and for the congrats!

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