Wednesday, February 11, 2009

A winter, a silent season, and a son

Atticus Stonewall Joy joined our family at 8:24 am on Monday, February 9. He is a beautiful, healthy, ruddy baby, and I can't get enough of his newborn smell. Our home delivery was smooth and short. I wouldn't have changed a thing. We are blessed beyond measure. Meet our precious son:






We all guessed his weight. The midwife estimated between 10 lb. 4 oz. and 10 lb. 8 oz. The moment of truth: 10 lb. 6 oz. Oh, and 22'' long.



As I'm on this couple weeks of resting and "babymoon," and hours and hours of nursing our little man-child, no doubt, I'll try to get up some pictures of our holidays and the little ones posted here. I realize it's been a crazy-long blog sabatical. Thank you all for your love and warm wishes.

7 comments:

carole said...

Congratulations, Sue!!! Your first son. I am so happy for you and am thrilled that your 10 lb baby came out after a short labor. Amazing!

Jessa said...

Sue - He is absolutely adorable. Congratulations! Cherish this time - it is over so fast. Love you!

Jesse, Jess, and Corban said...

Congratulations! He is beautiful:) 10 lbs.- wow- I'm impressed- you nourished him well during his hibernation:) We'll be praying for you over the next few weeks, especially- while you lack sleep and recover from labor. Love you!

The Holzwarth's said...

He is SO adorable!! I still am so amazed that you had him at home, that sounds amazing! I would have loved to been able to do something like that had my pregnancies not been high risk. I am so happy for you! Congrats girl! Get some rest sounds like your husband is doing a wonderful job of letting you rest with your new precious little one.

Anonymous said...

love you baby atticus!!

aunt sarah

Brenda said...

...I'm in LOVE!!!!
~Nan

Clark Family said...

What a beautiful little boy! I love the dark hair! Congratulations!