Monday, July 6, 2009

Born on the Fourth of July

Alden Baker arrived delightfully screaming in the wee hours of Saturday morning. 7 pounds, 12 ounces, 21 inches long. Blonde locks.

Our Rainbow Baby with a firework exclamation point.

Big brother Baker Christian was smiling down.

38 comments:

Emily said...

So, so so happy for all of you.

Emily

Just Breathe said...

CONGRATULATIONS! This is wonderful news, he is precious.
You have been given a beautiful blessing. I am looking forward to all the pictures and updates of his life as he grows up.

Mirne said...

Congratulations with your beautiful rainbow baby ...

Mrs. Spit said...

Alleluia.

Remembering past and present with you.

Lisa O'Brien said...

Congratulations! We are just thrilled for all of you. He is a beautiful boy, just like his brother.
Big hugs....
Lisa and Don

erica said...

So happy for you, and sending all of you love.

Heather said...

That is so, so wonderful.

CLC said...

He is beautiful. I am smiling ear to ear for you! I love that you are honoring Baker in his name.

k@lakly said...

What a perfect way to start the day. Congratulations to all of you, I am thrilled, just thrilled.
xxoo

forwardtumble said...

Such wonderful news, welcome little one!

Inanna said...

Oh yes! Yes yes yes!!

namastemom said...

OH, I'm so happy. I came searching for an update and I'm thrilled to see that you had a baby boy!!! I know Baker is proud. (((HUGS)))

Shannon Ryan said...

WOW!! What wonderful news!!! He's just lovely! SOOOOOOOO HAPPY FOR YOU GUYS!!! :)

waterhours said...

that's great news! I wish you all the best in recovering, adjusting, enjoying, remembering, loving, discovering... and all the rest!

Hope's Mama said...

My heart is singing for you all. What truly wonderful news. Thanks for restoring some hope in my life.
Welcome beautiful boy Alden. You are so loved by all.

Lani said...

congrats guys! we are so happy for you over here.
alden is the cutest ever.

lucky him, the country will be celebrating his birth with fireworks from now on!!!

lots of love

ezra'smommy said...

Hooray! Welcome Alden!!

Tash said...

Welcome Alden! (WOW, I love that name. It's old timey, plus I know someone with it.) What a great birthday you have.

Thinking of you all!

Kim said...

Wow, blondie! Is it just me or does Alden look a lot like his brother? Both beautiful babies. I'm so happy for you guys - congratulations again! Can't wait to meet Alden!
Love,
Kim

melka said...

Big congratulations, and oh, so much joy to you. I'm so glad to see this news. Know you've got people on the other side of the ocean who are absolutely thrilled for you and sending love your way.

Terry Pond said...

What a beautiful and very touching picture of mother and son. I am so overjoyed. I can barely imagine how you must feel. You are truly blessed and so Is Alden to have such fabulous parents. Love as always

AnnaMarie said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Julie said...

Wonderful news. A day to celebrate indeed. Congratulations! Welcome to world, little man!

Michele said...

He's beautiful! Congratulations!

noswimmers said...

He is perfect!! Congratulations to you!!!

christie said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! i'm so happy for you. i came checking for an update and this is just wonderful. enjoy your sweet baby. smell his sweet little head for me.

Lea said...

Wonderful, beautiful news! Congratulations to you and yes, I am certain Baker is smiling down.

xo

Anonymous said...

VERY, VERY happy tears here for you all. I am so thrilled to see this update :) Have a wonderful babymoon (and a speedy recovery from the surgery Dalene)

love
Jill (Fireflyforever)

JamieD said...

Congratulations! He is a beautiful little boy.

Cassandra said...

Here from LFCA...

Congratulations! What a sweetheart. All the best!

Samaria said...

congrats im so happy for you.

Anonymous said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
Welcome Alden Baker!
I am so very happy for you!
Em/bluewatergirl

Cara said...

I'm so late to the party -- but CONGRATS! I am so happy for all of you and his timing couldn't have been better!

Welcome Alden Baker. You are so loved and were waited for.

xoxo

janis said...

oh my gosh, Congratulations!! He is gorgeous.love the name.

Sarah said...

He is so beautiful. Welcome to the world Precious One!

niobe said...

What wonderful news!

Mira said...

Just back from the woods, you were on my mind all week - my heart is bursting for you. He is so beautiful, and what a lovely name. Peace and joy to your family from mine.

Lachlan's Mum said...

Congratulations!! He is so gorgeous, I'm so happy for you!