Saturday, November 21, 2009

Emmeline Jean Spencer

November 21, 2009
8:04 AM
8 lbs 0 oz
21" long

My birthday is October 21st, Chris's birthday is December 21st, and Emme's birthday is November 21st. So now remembering birthdays should require no thought on Chris's part, right? (However, planning the next baby to fall on another 21st could require a little more effort...)

I'll save the birth story for another post, because it's a long (and scary) one. We're just glad to have our little one here safe and sound! We don't think she could possibly be any cuter, we love her to death already.

{Our first family photo!}

Chris went home to shower and rest for a few hours today, and when he got back to the hospital to hold Emme he said to her that he thought she got even more beautiful while he was gone. How sweet is that? She's already got him wrapped around her little finger.

{The proud daddy about to give Emme her first bath.}

She's such a good baby so far, and she's got a full head of dark hair. Who knew I could produce a baby with actual hair? I'm in shock. :) She just sleeps and eats and watches us. And she already knows our voices because talking to her calms her right down.

We feel so blessed to have her here safe and sound. Thank you all for your prayers! We couldn't be more in love with her!


Melissa Henning said...

oh my gosh!!! Congratulations!! I'm so happy for you!!! She almost was toddler size! lol (j/k).

Happy birthday Emme, Annalisa and Chris! What a beauty! Look at how smitten she is with you in the first picture (I know technically she can't see very well, but how could that look be anything else).

Can't wait to hear the whole story, but I won't hold my breath. All bets are off on our "free time" after we become mommies.

Congratulations again! You have a very beautiful family!

Jess said...

Congratulations, I'm glad she decided to come!

Andrew and Ariel said...

Congratulations! Beautiful little girl!

Natalie said...

Congrats! she is a doll!

Shersti said...


We knew you had a baby due soon, and are glad we found your blog. Congratulations to you and Chris! I love how Emme is looking right at you in the pictures. She's precious!

Shersti & Jared

Mrs. Langeland said...

She is so beautiful! Congratulations!!

And you look WAY too good for just having had a baby. No fair!

Abe and Lisa said...

I'm so happy for you guys! I'm so glad she is here. And that is so funny about the 21st... she was just meant to be with you two for sure!!!

johndavis said...

A-Factor and Chris! Congratulations!!!!

- Jack and Amanda

rach said...

Oh she is so perfect!!!!!
I can't wait to talk to u!!!!she really is so pretty!!! My little man is excited to see his girly friend! Love you guys and congrats!!!!!

Nurse Heidi said...

Huge congrats!! SO glad she got here safe and sound! There is quite possibly nothing cuter than a daddy with a baby girl in his arms in full smit :).

Jennifer said...

Congratulations! She is beautiful. Isn't it cute that they recognize your voice? I'm glad to hear everything went well.

The Whitney's said...

Congrats to the new parents! We're excited for you guys and cant wait to see her.

Erin:) said...

sweetness!!!!!!!! i am THRILLED for you guys:)please let me know how i can help you:)

George and Ashley said...

CONGRATULATIONS!! I'm happy for you guys (and a little jealous that you are done with the pregnancy thing :)

Ali said...

Welcome, Welcome, Welcome sweet Emmeline!!

She's so beautiful! Both of my kids were born on the 11th. It totally could happen next time around.

I'm glad she's safe and well after your scare. Soak her in! What a precious new baby!

The Crazy Cat Lady said...

Congratulations! She is such a doll. I'm glad to hear that everyone is doing well.

natalie said...

oh congratulations!!!!! so happy for you two! she's adorable and i'm glad she's here safely!!!

Melanie said...

Congrats again! She is perfect!! :) Keep the photos coming!

P.S. I just found this blog- hope you don't mind if I add it to my sidebar! If you'd like to read ours then let me know and I can email you an invite.

Val said...

A few days ago I was walking around and had this stark realization that you'd had the Bambina.

I'm sorry her entrance was scary. I'm so glad you 3 are safe & healthy.

You look beautiful and she is perfection. We love Emme!

Jessica Drage said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!! You are the cutest family ever =)