Friday, March 24, 2017

Margaret Elizabeth

She's here!

Our third daughter, Margaret Elizabeth, arrived at 1:58 am on Friday, March 10.  She weighed 7 lbs, 10 oz, and was 19.5 inches long at birth.

Like both her sisters before her, she was born with a head of dark hair, beautiful delicate features, and oh-so-kissable cheeks.

She is adored by her parents and big sisters alike.

... and admiring Aunts and Uncles, too!

My heart is so full, and I'm so grateful that I get to have a newborn all over again.

In some ways it is harder to fit in the snuggle time and enjoy all the sweetness with a third child, when life is already so busy.

But in another way it is almost all the more sweet and poignant, because with each moment where my cheek is pressed up against hers, or each deep breath I take to breathe in her delicious aroma, I'm loving our little Molly but also enjoying the wash of memories of a baby Nell and a baby Ree not so very long ago.

We are all doing well, attributed in no small part to the fact that Nathan, for the first time for any of our three babies, has paternity leave this time around.  I am so grateful for his presence at home as we adjust to life as a family of five, and I know the big girls are relishing some extra time with him.

Time is flying by all too quickly... this little lady is two weeks old already!

Life is a wonderful thing.


  1. Congratulations! I loved seeing your pictures. She's absolutely beautiful!

  2. Wow! Congratulations!! She is so precious and beautiful:)