Born Christmas Eve Morning 2007
“Twas the morn before Christmas and all through the house,
Not a creature was stirring, just a thirty-second contraction every fifteen minutes or so…no big deal…or so I thought,
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that P.R. le Deuxieme soon would be there.
Aidan was nestled with us all snug in our new king size bed,
While visions of Thomas Trains and Ju (nior) cars danced in his head.
I in my pretty new sheets and Joel in his ratty old Door County sweatshirt had just enjoyed the best nights sleep in weeks (a sure sign that something was up!)
When out of the bed there arose such a clatter,
P.R. Le Deuxieme had kicked me SO HARD I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter!
To grip the bathroom door frame I flew like a flash,
Joel ripped from his sleep, tore back the covers, Aidan threw up the sash!
The daylight on the white tile bathroom did fall and there were the Reed’s with a midwife to call!
When what to our wondering eyes should appear but a tiny little head, there was no time to fear.
With the midwife’s six little words,
“I think you’re on your own!” Joel pulled on a head, then a shoulder and welcomed
La Deuxieme into our home!”
Amélie and Momma on her birthday.
How to pronouce her name you ask?
What a gorgeous picture. I am so happy for you. I hope all is well and I am thinking of you guys often. I can’t wait to hear more about your daughter. Love you!!!
Love the poem….you must save it to read at her wedding someday :o) Keep the pictures coming cuz I wish I were there :o) Miss you tons….
WHEW…gram here…what a family you have…Joel gets the “father of the century award”…Aidan gets the “mature beyond his years award” and you get the “pop out the prettiest babies without fear award”….I am so blessed to have been a part of the days of this last week….and proud to be called gram…
Have a wonderful New Year.
Congratulations! What a beautiful picture ~ wishing you a sweet year watching her grow, together with your husband and son.:)
SHE is beautiful! thanks for sharing your story with me! I sent another email!
“The fruit of the womb is HIS reward”…
So happy for you guys.
Ang, we rejoice in the birth of your precious baby girl! I almost feel as if I was there! Mom called early and told me the news. I bean praying immediately for all to be well. She then called a few hours later with all the details. Isn’t God great?!! Beautiful baby. Beautiful name. Can’t wait to see you guys. Perhaps early, early spring?
Hi Angela! I just came from your mother’s blog. Congratualations! She is beautiful!
P.S. your blog is wonderful. :
Congratulations!! What a wonderful Christmas gift! And what a wonderful poem!
You are a beautiful girl. wished I looked like that after my babies. What a gift from God!
What a beautiful baby girl!
She brings tears to my eyes…
Beautiful name to go with a beautiful baby. Congratulations.
Just came by from your rightfully proud Mom’s blog to congratulate you on the new addition to your beautiful family and am blown away by this gorgeous photograph of you and precious bebe’ in this amazing room. Very beautiful. May God bless you and your lovely family now and forever.
How beautiful! Both the poem and the lovely pic of you and your beautiful baby girl!
Congratulations to you and your family!!
She is absolutely gorgeous, like her mom! Congratulations!