Sunday, February 17, 2013

Our Valentine

With love, we welcomed our new son on Valentine's Day.

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Dashel Omar Hampton

We call him Dash.
*Omar is after Dash's grandpa (Brian Omar) and Brett's Great Grandpa Omar

A hearty 8 lb. 6 oz. and 21 inches long

I am a mess of exhaustion and post birth emotions--completely in love and feeling grateful and ultra aware of how sweet this gift is...welcoming life.  I'm not very good with words right now.  So I'll wait.

I want to go back and relive the last few days again and again.  And since I can't do that, I will savor the seconds of the present.  His chubby cheeks; his baby-hogging sisters who gently nurture him and ask to hold him every second of every day; his daddy's love gazes; middle-of-the-night feedings where even through exhaustion, my soul intertwines with his; saying "my son"; kissing his cold nose; melding my love for each of my children and each of their birth stories; knowing that these first days are precious and fleeting and that someday I will be far removed from newborns and *pinch myself* moments of mamahood bliss.  But right now it's here.  And I feel so grateful for this gift.


We're busy stockpiling love.
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Loving our little Dash.

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JJ said...

That picture of you kissing him with tears streaming down your face....oh my Lord... EMOTIONS. Tears over here as well. Congrats Kelle!!

Claire said...

Oh my goodness, he is just scrumptious, Kelle! Congratulations to you and Bret, the boys and the girls. What a wonderful day to welcome a baby!

Alex said...

Welcome to the world, sweet Dash! So much love to you + your family.

Robin Dodd Photography said...

So beautiful!!! What a sweetie!

Kelly Sheehy said...

Congratulations! He's absolutely gorgeous! Beautiful pics! :)

Andrea said...

Congrats Kelle & family, he's a beautiful baby! And, I love his name!

Kim Welch said...

Welcome to the world Dash!Congratulations to the whole family on a beautiful addition!

Adrienne said...

Congratulations! Thank you so much for continuing to share your story and your joy. In a world filled with so much anger and pain, I find your blog to be such a welcoming calm. I look forward to reading your words more than you know. :) Take care and bless you and yours.....

MG said...

Wow.....so beautiful. Congratulations!

Rebekah said...

Congratulations. <3

august raby said...

Congrats on your beautiful family!!!!

Maheen said...

OH sweet Kelle and family! I hope you are so in the moment that you don't actually read all these comments! Just enjoy, enJOY! He is perfect, those lips and cheeks! The first photo is crazy, his hands reminded me of Nella! And Brett with the clock right behind him and sweet Dash in his arms....What lovely and precious memories! I wish you all a smooth transition and I hope that sisters are loving their new roles!! And for the holiday lovin' mama....how Unbelievably perfect is that for a birthday!? Valentine's Day will never EVER be the same!!! Many congrat's and I can't wait to watch him grow!! XOOXOXOXO

Wendy said...

Congratulations!! He is gorgeous!

mom7 said...

Congratulations on your beautiful baby boy. So very happy for your family.

Elizabeth said...

Congrats! He's adorable.

aelix said...

Congratulations Kelle, Brett, and girls - Dash is beautiful!!

Lynn Richards said...

Oh, my. Ohmyohmyohmy. Thank you for sharing the love on you family's faces!!!
xoxo
Lynn

Jenn said...

Congratulations! Your family is beautiful. I absolutely love his name :)

Mel said...

He's beautiful Kelley! Praying for you!

The Fischer Family said...

Congratulations Hampton family! I have been soaking up his wonderfulness for days on IG. So good to see it announced on here! Kelle, the photo of you kissing him and the tears on your face....be still my heart! It made me cry! I can't wait to hear his story! Till then, soak up those amazing first few weeks of bliss! Love from KY!

CrabbyPatty said...

Oh my goodness! Congratulations! What a fantastic Valentine's gift:) The best of wishes to you and you beautiful family. Thank you for letting me get a glimpse of your life. <3

tara. said...

Congratulations! He definitely looks like a Hampton. How special that he brought extra love on Valentines day.
He's precious.

BEK said...

My little girl Emily (who will turn 2 next week) loves to scroll through the pictures on your blog. Tonight, after seeing your newest post, she scribbled with some pink and green marker on a coloring page while muttering about "baby and mommy" and pointing to the computer. She drew a special picture for you and Dash and I wish I could share it with you! Congrats from little Emily and family from the Shenandoah Valley!

madeleine said...

Congratulations!!! He is beautiful!

Lashley said...

Best wishes on your new bundle!

Love the name - the hubs and I have been tossing around/debating Omar as a potential future baby name. Way to be the naming pioneer!

Liz said...

Oh my gosh! He is precious!!
And that pic of him on the white blanket...wowzers...he looks like a ceramic baby doll from a catalog! Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!

Kasey said...

He's so precious. Congratulations!

sharon said...

Congratulations to your family!! He is beautiful! I was blessed with a precious granddaughter on Valentines Day! It is so special!

Brammer Family said...

Congrats, congrats! Beautiful addition to your beautiful family. Enjoy, and thank you for letting us enjoy with you.

Ella said...

Congratulations Kelle & family. Oh little boys, they know just how to steal their mama's hearts! I love the name Dash too - super sweet, yet strong! I was wondering - where did you get that little fox shirt for him? My little Kip has a toy fox he just loves - so much that I named my Art company after it (and my daughter's favourite froggie) So I would love to have a little fox shirt for Kip! :D Happy snuggles to all of you & butterfly kisses for Nella - since she is the reason for this blog's success!

Jill said...

Congratulations! What a beautiful addition to your family! Welcome, Dash!

Jill B (Overland Park, KS)

Jennifer said...

From one Valentine's "baby" to another - You precious little thing! Welcome to the world, baby boy!

Summers Family said...

CONGRATS Hampton family. So happy for you all.

Nancy Malone Waynick, M.O.M. said...

He's such a beautiful baby! Enjoy Mama, for these moments are fleeting. Love all your babies and how they love each other. I wish I could turn back time and have all 4 of mine little once again. Blessings to the Hamptons!

Angela said...

Congratulations Hamptons! What a beautiful, handsome, awesome, amazing, precious, be-still-your-heart addition to your family.

teamgross said...

Congrats to all of you! Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. Blessings to you and yours and on your precious babies.

Joolz said...

Love.the.name! Congratulations to you all!

Mark, Wendy, Dale and Rose said...

Breathtaking moments. Much love and congratulations.

Karla said...

I'm so thrilled to read of the birth of little Dash! Isn't he just beautiful!

Can't wait to see more photo's.

Karla :)

anne said...

Welcome baby Dash!!and congratulations Kelle (& Brett of course :))he is absolutely gorgeous..i couldn't quit staring at him...Lainey looks as pleased as punch and Nella is totally mezmorized, but with a little of "hmmm, where did he come from??!And I bet those two oldest brothers are equally as pleased! Love on your lil charmer... take care, Anne (Jenna's mom)

Adriane Jungues said...

He's just too adorable! Congratulations!! I can't stop looking at these pictures!
xo

Holly said...

Oh my word. He's BEAUTIFUL. And 8lbs 6 oz? You're so tiny to carry that big of a baby. :)

Way to go, Kelle - congratulations. I am so happy for all of you.

SH said...

Congratulations!!!! He is perfect!!

Sheree
The Hartungs Blog
thehartungs.blogspot.ca

Valerie said...

Another perfectly beautiful gift from God...you are blessed! Congrats Hampton family!!♥

Kristi said...

Welcome to this beautiful life, Dash. You will always know love.

Beautycat said...

Congratulations from Australia! My baby boy is due in 8 weeks. We are so excited, so is his 4yr old sister! It was lovely to read your post xox well done

Julie said...

he's so perfect!! congrats!! :-D

Rachy W said...

Congratulations!
My second child (a girl Violet to join my 3.5 yr old son Thomas) was born on the 9th Feb.
Looking forward to the newborn ride far more eloquently put by you than i ever could.
Welcome Dash. Xxxx

CSB said...

Congrats and mazel tov!! Have been watching Dash's life unfold on Instagram, and could not be more bowled over by how gorgeous he is and how beautifully you've presented him to the world.

Of course, seeing Dash with his sisters is such a treat. Lainey even seems to have a new "Dash" smile. Goodness, she looks positively blissful holding him and gazing into his eyes!

Dash is the luckiest little boy in the world to be surrounded by such love and rad outfits. :) You are a great mommy, Kelle. Hugs!

Aleks Seb said...

Congratulations!!! He's pretty and lovly

Janet said...

I hope he is ready to be loved and cuddled!!! What a perfect Valentine! He is sooo cute!!! That first picture of you and him is incredible!!

[REBECCA]scheerer said...

My most sincere congratulations, Kelle! He is beautiful. I love saying "my son." Wishes for quick sleep and a peaceful few months.

Tracy said...

Congratulations to you and your family! Thank you for sharing such private pictures with us!

Courtney Westlake said...

Congratulations Kelle and family. What beautiful photos. What perfect love. There is nothing better than new life. I hope you begin to get more sleep very soon and find a little time to take a deep breath in the midst of the chaos!

Ma said...

We have all been blessed by this little man, welcome into the world, Dash.....and let mama know some of us would like to know the pattern for that beautiful outfit that someone lovely crocheted. It is perfect! Good thing they didn’t make it any smaller ;)

MEL said...

Oh, what a wonderful Valentine's gift! He is so beautiful and I LOVE the name. Congratulations! You deserve all this joy and so much more.

God Bless you and yours.

Truthful Mommy said...

He is so beautiful. YOu are truly blessed. Cherish them all.

Kate said...

Congratulations Hamptons!!! What a beautiful little man - and a great name to go with.

R.J. said...

Wonderful! Congratulations -- I have a few friends with such a LOVE-ly birthday too, so fun!

Tara B said...

So perfect. He's gorgeous! Congratulations to you all.

Megan C said...

Congrats! He is beautiful!!!

Anna said...

Such beautiful photography as usual. I love the photo of Brett and Dash. But all of them are amazing. I love reading your journey. Congratulations Hampton family. What a beautiful son x x

Jody said...

Welcome to the world of trucks!!! (mama of 4 boys here)...love the photos - your blog is a joy to my day - enjoy!!! (and please sleep too!!)

Lindsay Marie said...

Congratulations Kelle! He is adorable! <3

Ali's Mom said...

Congratulations!! So perfect that he was born on Valentine's Day. He is entering a family so filled with love to give. Your son will always be your "boy". I just spent the weekend with the one who made me a momma and at 21 he still brings me the greatest joy and a huge amount of pride. I call him sonshine because he lights up my life. Enjoy every minute, take care of yourself and post some more pics - he's gorgeous!!

The onion Farmers Wife said...

Congrats!!!!!!!!! So sweet!

Hailey said...

He's absolutely gorgeous. Takes me back to those sweet, surreal days after my (now 16mo old) son was born. Can't wait to see more sweet pictures of your sweet little valentine. Congratulations!

Reenie said...

I've already left a msg.... but I keep coming back to look at precious Dash. The look on Lainey's face in each photo ~ ~ love it!!

Ruth said...

smart kid, being born on my birthday. ;-) congrats to you and your beautiful family!

amber said...

pure sweetness in a bundle!
so happy for you all~ xo

Kelly said...

Congratulations! My niece was just born on Valentine's Day too!! Her name is Mila. Happy BIRTH Day to Dash!! So cute and sweet....I'm getting baby fever all over again! ;)

Barbara said...

Congratulations! What a perfect Valentine's gift to complete your lovely family.

Leah said...

Congratulations!!! He is beautiful. What a blessing to add to your family.

my2boys said...

Kelle He is so beautiful. Congrats on your newest litle love. I know that you will charish these days. Seeing your Girls love on their new little brother is so heart warming and makes me want to give my boys a new sibling sooner than planned. Love to you and your family.

Liz

She Looks Like a Mom said...

What a wonderful little Valentine! Congratulations! Some of the best people I know where born around Valentine's Day. It must be the sun sign. ;-)

Unknown said...

Congratulations! He's stunning. So happy for you and your beautiful family. :)

Frankie said...

Congratulations! He's beautiful! I love his name. Enjoy your beautiful new son. :D

Gareen said...

What a beautiful boy! Such a blessing. So happy for you, Kelle!

xoxo,
La Petite Gigi

Averyl Minori said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!

louisek said...

Oh wonderful news! Heartfelt congratulations to you all.
Enjoy your beautiful family. Xxxx

louisek said...

Oh wonderful news! Heartfelt congratulations to you all.
Enjoy your beautiful family. Xxxx

Selina Rupers said...

Oh, Kelle, he is absolutely beautiful! I literally gasped out loud when I saw him! So tiny and perfect. And I love his name. Congratulations on your handsome little boy!

Debbie From Illinois said...

Congratulations! You and your family are so blessed. :-)

April said...

Valentines. More than fitting for such a loving family! Congrats to all of you guys! That little knitted outfit is to DIE for!

Jocelyn said...

What a sweet gift! I love the pictures, what a handsome fellow. Congratulations on your newest blessing in your home.

Federica said...

Hello Kelle!!Congratulations on the new little Prince...is cute,sweet and just like her beautiful mother!!Greetings and best wishes from Italy,a big kiss Federica Fusco.

lovebakecreate said...

Congrats!!!! I have no doubt now that you're a super mom; you posted on Thursday, had a beautiful baby boy, then three days later posted again!!

You are absolutely inspiring and it's so heart warming to be able to peak into your world.

Much love! :)

lazymary said...

I just inly want to thank You. To all Your family being so beautifull, and hopefull, and so on these optimistic feelens. Reading Your blog and book makes me a better person, really.

Patricia Villamil said...

Welcome to the world Dash! He's beautiful and true blessing.

Unknown said...

Congratulations!! I'm so happy for your family! God is good all the time! :)

T.J. said...

congratulations on your valentine!! Welcome to the world Dash and congratulations to all!!!! xoxo

Mommy Brain said...

Congratulations! Welcome Little Fox!

Yuliya A. said...

Congratulations on your little boy! He is absolutely gorgeous! I love reading your blog and always smile at your words and photographs; this post made me tear up. Welcoming a new life is always such a precious moment and I am so happy for your family! Enjoy your little Dash!

The Scott's said...

Kelle he is perfect! Congrats... I am so happy for you. Love his name, Dash! What a happy delivery from the love bug to the Hampton family!

dynajenn said...

Congratulations to your beautiful family on the birth of your beautiful son. I bet he smells delish!

Brenda Wilkerson said...

Congrats to all of you! How appropriate that you would have a baby on Valentine's Day. :)

Olga said...

He is one of the most beautiful baby boys I have ever seen! Congratulations to you and your amazing family!

Rhett said...

Congratulations! Little boys are soooo sweet! He's a doll.

Bonjour! said...

,,,congrats to all of you. your sweet little "dashel" is precious,,,

Wendy McDonagh-Valentine said...

Absolutely beautiful. Congrats and God bless you all. :-)

~ Wendy

Sarah said...

From one Valentine's Day Baby Boy Mommy to another -- congratulations! He's beautiful!

Chauncey said...

So, so happy for you. I love your blog and your little family. You're an inspiration to us all.

God bless.

Lori M. said...

How sweet! Now that's the perfect Valentine! Dash is so precious. Congratulations to you and your lovely family.

... said...

Congratulation with your beautiful baby boy :)
Enjoy every second.


Greetings from Norway

Malu said...

Good to know that you are all well, enjoying little Dash. Thanks for sharing these precious moments with us.God is love and He just gave you a lovely gift once more.We are so happy for you.

Car T said...

Oh my gosh, he's such a doll! Congratulations! Love his name!

MJ said...

Just had to say Congrats to you and your family! I love his name!

Beth said...

wow wow wow!! he is absolutely beautiful. i've been reading your blog for a long time but this is the first time i've ever left a message. you are inspirational and fun to read. give my friend, glennon, a hug for me... she and i were sorority sisters. so cool to see that you all have become friends. enjoy this special time with dash and the girls. he's a keeper! xo

Amy Buckman said...

Congratulations Hampton Family! He is beautiful!

Ann said...

Congratulations to the entire family. He is so precious, it makes me ache to kiss those chubby cheeks and tiny baby feet. My youngest is 10, but it seems like a life time ago when she was this size.

Bri McCoy said...

Congratulations Kelle!

Debby said...

Congratulations. He is beautiful. LOVE the picture of the three of the them. So adorable. Enjoy this time. THe newborn stage is the best, as you know.

songsoflight said...

I had a feeling he was here! Congratulations! He's gorgeous :)

Kelly said...

First time commenter, long time lurker coming out of hiding to congratulate you on your beautiful boy. How lucky you are; how lucky he is!

Treasure Tromp said...

oh, this is leaving me in tears. congratulations love

Урнаа said...

had tears while looking your beautiful family pictures. Wish u all the best.

pasita said...

auguri per questa nuova vita. auguri a tutti voi, meravigliosi.
Ciao
Pat

Brandi said...

So beautiful! I am beyond happy for your family. Just watching your precious girls in awe of their little brother melts my heart.

mstern said...

Congratulations. Thank you for sharing your precious moments.

Lana said...

Congratulations, Kelle! The very first post of yours that I read was Nella's birth story, and to have another one to read is just awesome. Happiness and good health and REST to all of you as you celebrate your babymoon. He is just gorgeous.

julia said...

CONGRATULATIONS! He looks so sweet!

Elmo11 said...

Congratulations!!! He is ....I cannot even find a word-amasing ,just another your miracle! Wishing You all healf and happiness. I am proud of Your family. You make me smile. Thank You.

asymaka said...

I just finished reading your book. It's beautiful ... really no words. I have three children, live in Poland, I am writing a blog with book reviews. My children are for me the most important in the world! Congratulations baby, I wish you good health and greet the whole family the warmest I can. I do not know English well, please forgive the mistakes!

Mrs. Osmond said...

Beautiful news!! What an absolute miracle. Thank you for sharing and for the beautiful pictures!

Shelby
http://brandonandshelby.blogspot.com/

Sincerely, Jenni said...

Beautiful name for a beautiful baby boy! Congratulations to you, Brett and your children. What a wonderful addition to your family!

Victorian Violet said...

Congratulations Hamptom family! Best wishes.

Marie said...

So very happy for your family! Welcome to the world Dash! You are already so loved!

MeenyMoe said...

Congratulatons,10 times over, Kelle! He's gorgeous! But then again, all your children are gorgeous! I have a nephew named Dashielle. Though the spelling's different, he is called Dash as a nickname too. His Dad named him that after a character in The Maltese Falcon, apparently. It was a book he was quite fond of. - Karen

Aida said...

Hi!
I found your blog by chance, while peeking others and I decided to check it out! I’m glad I did it, because I am really delighted with yours. It's beautiful, well structured, interesting… and it has completely got me hooked. I think we're going to get along just fine! ;) I'd like to invite you to meet my space as well and I hope you'll have as much fun as I am having in yours!
I wish you lots of success
kisses
http://cottoncandy-peaches@blogspot.com

ella said...

Congrats to you and your family. Love the name Dash! What a sweet family.

Veronica said...

Congratulations on your new bundle of love, he is beautiful! Best wishes to you and your lovely family. :)

Friars98 said...

Love all of the pictures but my favorite is the first one where you are kissing baby Dash with a tear! Love it and congrats! So happy for you!

Susan said...

Congratulations on your new Blessing!! A wonderful gift of love on Valentine's Day!!Love the pictures,the one of you showing tears of joy,Priceless!!!

Justine said...

Oh sweet bliss... congratulations to you and your family! He's beautiful, of course! :)

Lauren Knight said...

Congratulations! What a beautiful, touching picture of you, tear streaming down your face. The face of love!

He is absolutely beautiful. So happy for you!

Carrie said...

Congratulations to you and the whole family!! He's darling. Can't wait for more pictures!

Nathalie said...

He is beautiful. Congratulations!

Emalia said...

Hi Kelle, it's Emalia, remember me? Lainey & my daughter Kenzie were in dance class together a few years back when we lived in Naples. We are now back in Utah! :-) I know getting through all these comments will prob. be at the bottom of your list & you may not even read this (nor do I blame you, you 1 busy lady) but I want to offer you my heartfelt Congratulations!!! He is just Beautiful! There really is something magical having your 1st boy & feeling a different, special kind of love for him...a bond. YOU are the Women in His Life!! Cherish it, as I know you will. Sending you & your sweet family lots of Love! ps read your book, & loved it! made me cry good tears.

likeschocolate said...

How sweet! The best Valentines day gift. Congratulations!

maplewalnutmama said...

Congratulations! The picture of your kiss, his teeny face and your streaming tear is just perfection. Many happy wishes & a warm welcome to your little Dash & his two beautiful big sisters.

Lindsay said...

Congratulations!!!! Precious baby and loving sisters. Blessed, for sure! Enjoy every minute ;-) xo

SuperMilf said...

He is so so so so beautiful...Congratulations to you and your family! Your pics are so tender, my heart is truly touched.
*Jazzmine*

DesertChildAZ said...

There's a special kind of love between a mama and her son. I know you'll enjoy every single second of this new experience. Congratulations!

Anamar said...

oh my...what a gift!
He's so beautifull...enjoy!
Ana

Hanna said...

Congratulations!!! He is absolutely beautiful!! Perfect!!!

Thank you so much for all your kind comments and support on my blog!! I have found such a beautiful community here and I'm so glad your part of it!!!

I hope you are resting a little bit and living every moment with that new baby boy;)

Xoxo Hanna

molochai18 said...

Omy Kelle, I may not know you personally but I am so happy for you! Congratulations! Boys are the best! :)

Jenn said...

Oh happy days :) Congratulations... enjoy every moment of that new baby bliss!

Jill B said...

Congratulations! I am so happy for you. I just recently found your blog through Tommie and Ellie and their adventure with Tucker. You are an inspiration and I can't wait to read your whole blog from the beginning. Take care! Enjoy the bliss. They grow up so fast. :)

Migdala said...

Congratulations!

Jo's Corner said...

You are here! Welcome, Sweet Boy! Oh Dash, you are going to have a wonderful life. You were born into a really Cool family. I cannot wait to see all that you become. But, Please stay teeny for awhile. Your Mama needs that.

Congratulations to All of the Hamptons! Love & Hugs from Minnesota. ~ Jo

Kimberley said...

congratulations! what a beautiful boy! and the sweet love between siblings is pouring out of these pics. enjoy those warm newborn snuggle.

KaPa said...

congratulations, he looks amazing!

Elleah said...

Your news brought tears to my eyes. What a precious miracle! :)

marlys said...

What beauty, love, and unabashed emotion is captured in those photos. I love your tear. So many things in that one droplet. I had my boy almost a year ago, and his sister has spoiled him like crazy. This time WILL fly by. So happy for your family.

Katherine - Real Food Runner said...

Congratulations!!!!!!!!

<3 the tear drop down your face. :)

http://therealfoodrunner.blogspot.com

Von. said...

Van harte gefeliciteerd met jullie prachtige Dash!!! Heel veel geluk.

Von... From Holland

Gabriella said...

Congratulations to the Hampton Family! He's so beautiful! Sending a delicate little kiss for his cheeks! :)

Sarah John said...

Oh my goodness! Congrats! He looks a lot like Nella!!

Autumn said...

Beautiful!!!! What a sweet blessing to have a Valentine's Baby! Perfect for a unicorn Lover of happiness like you! God Bless your Sweet Family!!!

The Melanson Crew said...

WOW - a valentine's day baby! Congrats - he looks like a doll! Can't wait to see more photos. You all look so happy! The girls and Brett look over the moon! Good work!

Ali Ackles said...

He is absolutely gorgeous! You make some beautiful babies!

Bonnie Glenn said...

Congratulations! I teared up just seeing the photo of sweet Dash. I have been on vacation for the past week and promised myself that I would stay away from the internet and computer and truly embrace life sans technology on vacation. But, I just could not wait to check your blog upon my return and I am so very happy for you and your ever growing family.

grace said...

aww congrats to your sweet little family! these pictures are presh! :)

jen said...

Wow, 563 comments. Not sure you'll see this but I still want to write it. Thank you for sharing and congratulations. I love birth stories. My son was born shortly before Nella, and my daughter is now 8 months old. I started following your blog with Nella's birth. I just have to say thank you for your words. I feel them, I know what you are saying. Wanting to feel the pain of birth, wanting the whole thing to slow down, even the bad/hard/sad stuff because it's just so *real*. I love birth.

Alyssa Downing said...

I don't think I've ever cried so much after reading a blog entry before. I'm honestly sitting in my cubicle at work crying huge tears of happiness for you guys. Your writing is beautiful, you say things that I have also felt but never found a way to write out. "....it seemed so meant to be--like he'd always been here and they'd always loved him." I can truly say I felt that way when my son was born last March and watching his older sister meet him for the first time. I'm not even done reading your entry and I have to stop to blow my nose.

Congratulations.

Misses Bee said...

What a beautiful baby. I just keep looking at your lovely pictures. I have two girls and we have always discussed trying for a boy...I've just finished your book and just started following your blog. I am interested in knowing your opinion on genetic testing. Forgive me if you've covered this before...do you wish you would have had had it with Nella? Would you have felt more "prepared"? Did you end up doing it wiht Dash? I skipped it with my second but I think I would with a third only because of my age. Thanks for your honesty and CONGRATS!!!

Totus Tuus said...

Beautiful boy. I gave birth on Friday the 15th to our 2nd daughter, sixth child. I loved her birth and am just sitting back enjoying our new blessing. I bet your girls are so excited to have their baby brother. Congrats.

Lizzie said...

Congrats....my precious gift of my son (now 31) was on Valentine's Day. Best Valentine I ever got!

Michelle Taylor said...

Wow Kelley! I didn't realize it was so close to your due date. I'm so happy to hear everything went well. Dash is so adorable. I love the photos that you chose to share. You and your beautiful family are so richly blessed.

I know exactly how you feel in regards to wanting time to stand still as you hold your baby.
Enjoy your time (as we know you will) and thank you for sharing with us.

Michelle

Linda Vilahoz said...

Congratulations on the birth of your son! I am almost finished reading your book. Kelle, thank you for sharing your beautiful story. Your friends and family were right, YOU were chosen. All three of your children are lucky to have you as a mother. Thank you for sharing such a an amazing story. God bless!

Mindy Bone said...

He is darling! He seriously looks like a perfectly sculpted porcelain baby doll!

Also, I am in love with that sweater you are wearing in some of the photos! mind sharing where you got it?

Speckled Kat said...

Congratulations!! I too had my number 3 bundle of sweetness on February 14, 2013! They share a birthday! My labor was so crazy and I love hearing other peoples! Emerson Kate came in at 9ib and 21 inches. Enjoying every moment of baby goodness :) Congrats!

Kirsten said...

Congrats to you & your family on the new addiction. Your mom has such talent with the outfits she knits. Does she have a pattern that she would be welling to share or where she got the pattern from?

Kimberley T said...

Such an adorable addition to the family

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