A New Baby

February 20, 2015

This little baby girl (10 lb, 1 oz and 21.5 inches long) was born on Wednesday night, just hours after my mom arrived in town.

This morning, we’re checking out of the hospital and heading home to life as a family of five.

We can hardly believe how lucky we are.

(And if her hair stays dark and I get a blondie, a redhead, and a brunette? I’ll feel even more lucky).

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43 Comments

  • Reply SeΓ±ora H-B February 20, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    How on EARTH did you carry 10 lbs of baby!? What a beautiful little girl!

  • Reply Mjt February 20, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    Congratulations! She is gorgeous! I'm a new follower and found you through Merrick!

  • Reply Landen February 20, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    Yay for beautiful baby girls! Fox is thrilled to have a new cousin πŸ™‚ Now he will have someone close in age to play with at family reunions!

  • Reply CoolGreenDays February 20, 2015 at 3:07 pm

    Best in Show for Mother & Baby πŸ™‚ xx

  • Reply Tina's Blog February 20, 2015 at 3:09 pm

    YAY! Congratulations! Three girls will be so much fun!

  • Reply Tina's Blog February 20, 2015 at 3:09 pm

    YAY! Congratulations! Three girls will be so much fun!

  • Reply preethi February 20, 2015 at 3:24 pm

    That little squishy face!!

  • Reply girlseeksplace February 20, 2015 at 3:39 pm

    Congratulations. Can't wait to hear her blog name (and real name).

  • Reply heather February 20, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    Congratulations! She is darling!

  • Reply Lauren February 20, 2015 at 4:17 pm

    Congrats! You are amazing! Can't wait to hear the name!

  • Reply Helen February 20, 2015 at 4:21 pm

    Congratulations! She is gorgeous! Like Lauren, I can't wait to hear what beautiful literary name you've chosen for her. I hope you and darling baby girl get some rest. πŸ™‚

  • Reply Lara February 20, 2015 at 4:45 pm

    Congratulations, Janssen! I'm pregnant with our second and still in the sick days, so it's fun to see your baby and remember that's the end I'm heading toward too. πŸ™‚ She is beautiful and indeed, how lucky you are with three sweet girls.

  • Reply Jessica Pieper February 20, 2015 at 4:54 pm

    Congrats on the beautiful baby girl! And congrats on not being pregnant anymore! You deserve some raw cookie dough and a long belly nap.

  • Reply Meg C February 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm

    Yay! So glad you're home and happy and well. And seriously… those cheeks!

  • Reply Kristin @ Going Country February 20, 2015 at 5:09 pm

    Hooray! Congratulations to everyone.

  • Reply Paige Flamm February 20, 2015 at 5:12 pm

    Oh my goodness! I can't get over how insanely cute she is!

    Paige
    http://thehappyflammily.com

  • Reply kristi February 20, 2015 at 5:22 pm

    She's beautiful! Congratulations & blessings to your family.

  • Reply cranbran February 20, 2015 at 5:42 pm

    Congratulations on a beautiful baby girl! 10 lbs! When I had my third baby boy he came out looking like he was ready to take on his two big brothers. And he certainly holds his own. I'm extremely biased, but I think having three of the same sex is very special.

  • Reply ellen February 20, 2015 at 6:18 pm

    You were ALL baby!! Congrats!

  • Reply Alison February 20, 2015 at 6:42 pm

    Oh my goodness! What a sweet baby! Her cheeks are so kissable. Congrats! πŸ™‚

  • Reply Ashley February 20, 2015 at 6:42 pm

    She is AMAZING!!! Good job, momma!!

  • Reply Ashley February 20, 2015 at 6:42 pm

    And ps….I don't think it's a coincidence that your 3 girls fall right in place age wise with my 3 boys. #arrangedmarriage πŸ™‚

  • Reply Jessica February 20, 2015 at 6:59 pm

    Congratulations!! What a squishy baby πŸ™‚ I hope your hospital stay was lovely and included lots of snuggling and reading!

  • Reply wtiger9 February 20, 2015 at 7:06 pm

    Congratulations! It seems like tiny people have the biggest (and I mean that in a good way) babies. It just blows me away!

  • Reply rebeccalately February 20, 2015 at 7:17 pm

    Congratulations! She's gorgeous πŸ™‚

  • Reply Susan Stange February 20, 2015 at 7:24 pm

    Congratulations! She is absolutely perfect!

  • Reply A. P. Bullard February 20, 2015 at 7:36 pm

    Congratulations! She's beautiful.

    I was so amazing to follow along on this journey with you. I look forward to your newborn mommy posts!

    http://www.triskelereviews.com/

  • Reply Mimsie February 20, 2015 at 8:09 pm

    You looked too petite to have a 10 pound baby. She has a good head start! So happy for all of you. Lots of pics, please!

  • Reply Rachel February 20, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    It really is amazing that you had a ten pound baby! Congrats and hooray!

  • Reply ccr in MA February 21, 2015 at 12:49 am

    Oh, congratulations! She's so beautiful.

  • Reply Laura {a spoonful of joy} February 21, 2015 at 3:09 am

    Many congrats! She looks so much like your other two girls already!

  • Reply Kimberly February 21, 2015 at 3:14 am

    She is, not at all surprisingly, adorable. Congratulations!

  • Reply Lisa February 21, 2015 at 3:31 am

    Beautiful! Congratulations, and enjoy that new baby smell! πŸ™‚

  • Reply Pienkel February 21, 2015 at 6:05 am

    Congratulations! She's beautiful!

  • Reply Melissa February 21, 2015 at 2:09 pm

    Congratulations! Those cheeks look extremely kissable. I can't stop kissing my new babies anyway, but those cheeks!

  • Reply Daveana February 21, 2015 at 6:47 pm

    I hope her hair stays dark! How fun would that be?! She's darling. Congratulations!

  • Reply Rachel February 21, 2015 at 7:25 pm

    She is beautiful! Congratulations!

  • Reply Jenna@CallHerHappy February 21, 2015 at 8:04 pm

    A million congrats! What a beautiful, healthy chunk! It looks like we had our babies on the same day too. Baby Theo came at 2:55 am on Wednesday! Happy birthday to them!

  • Reply Melissa Clarkson February 22, 2015 at 12:05 am

    Congratulations on the newest addition to your beautiful family! I love your first two girls' (real) names, and I know this little one must also have a lovely name πŸ™‚

  • Reply Bookmark Dragon February 22, 2015 at 5:52 pm

    How wonderful for you and your family. Congratulations!

  • Reply Melinda February 22, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    Much love to you!!! She's adorable!

  • Reply Betsy February 23, 2015 at 2:50 pm

    Congratulations on your beautiful, rosy-cheeked baby!

  • Reply Marmel February 28, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    Congratulations on your beautiful new arrival! I have been following your blog for a while & greatly enjoy it although this is my first time joining in the conversation. Enjoy your lovely baba!

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