Saturday, January 1, 2011

Hello, Hazel!!!!

Little Hazel Claire has arrived! She made her appearance at 12:41 PM on 12/30. We were so excited to finally meet her! Her delivery was super fast- we couldn't have asked for a better experience. It was much easier the 2nd go 'round! We were so fortunate to have so much family here to welcome her into the world & help take care of big brother Hutch. She is the sweetest little thing & she looks just like me! Now Jeremy & I each have a mini-me! My Mom is here all week, so we have really enjoyed just relaxing and cuddling up with this baby girl- she loves to be wrapped up & held close. This is so much fun, but it can definitely be challenging come bedtime. Not getting quite as much sleep as I had hoped for, but that is to be expected. Hutch is starting to acknowledge her presence- he was indifferent & pretty much ignored her for the first couple of days. He will now walk up to her & say "sister" and stare at her for a few minutes before walking away. We know he is going to be such a great big brother & eventually just adore his little sister! Here are some pics:

Check out that head of hair!!!!

Proud Lolli!


Big Brother Hutch excited about his new sister.
Hazel hanging on for dear life during her first bath.
Proud Dad!
Pop & Hazel

Aunt Carly- her hands are quite full here, wouldn't you agree??
Hutch opening his big brother gift- it was an Elmo microphone & he loved it!
Aunt Casey & Hazel
Monie & Hazel
Sweet girl!


Getting ready to head home- all dressed up! Lisa, does that blanket look familiar? We LOVE it!


Uncle Marc & Hazel

I will definitely post more pics soon- things have grown just a bit busier at our house over the past few days, so the blog has taken a few steps back on the priority list. BUT, I promise to post more pics as soon as I can!

4 comments:

  1. CONGRATULATIONS!!! I have been checking your blog about 10 times a day everyday for a Hazel update. I am so glad to hear it went so smoothly! She is a beauty! How big was she? You left that part out. Can't wait to meet her. Let me know when you are up for some company. Love you all!

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  2. Congrats Linds! We missed you at Peyton's wedding. It was a ton of fun!

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  3. Hazel is perfect! She is absolutely beautiful! I am so glad you guys are doing well. Big Congratulations from the Huttos! We love you & can't wait to meet Hazel. Take care. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

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  4. Now that's a lot of hair! Definitely a mini-Lindsey baby. She is very pretty, and nice and chubby. Congratulations and I love the name!

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