Juliette Grace bid hello to the world on Saturday morning, screaming like a banshee and weighing in at 7 lb 7 oz. She’s healthy, (usually) happy, and knock-your-socks-off beautiful. Shane and I both cried like babies on the way home from the hospital – we can’t believe this little girl is ours, that we have been blessed with the burden to keep her safe, to help her grow, to love her with total selflessness and vulnerability. I still can’t wrap my head around the fact that four days ago, she was still that nebulous little creature that wriggled around inside my belly. Now suddenly she’s here, and I can’t imagine life without her.

I’ll fill in the details of her arrival later – for now, just say hello to Jules!

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  1. Pat says:

    I can’t help but smile everytime I see her, but that one of her smiling with one eye open is just a heart stopper. I still cry thinking of this new miracle in my life. I was wondering if she would be called Jules?
    Jules Grandma loves so much and can’t wait to meet you and cuddle with you. You are going to be so loved in this world. You could not of asked for 2 better parents. See you in a few weeks!!

  2. Michelle says:

    I’m actually dying of happiness for you. And sadness that I’m not in the same state as lil Juliette.

  3. Nancy says:

    So glad you are finally here, Jules! We’ve been waiting for you, sweet girl.