Jacob Daniel.
May 07, 2015

On Wednesday, April 22nd, at 5:53 in the morning our family welcomed Jacob Daniel.  He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 21 inches long.  I labored and delivered him at home, where Charlotte caught him.

Jacob brought his sisters each a princess dress.  Actually, Charlotte and Genevieve snuck three princess dresses into our shopping cart several months ago.  When I noticed, I pretended to put them back - and then paid for them when the girls were not paying attention to use as the gifts that their baby brother would one day bring.  The girls have, naturally, been living in their respective dresses ever since.

I will post more details later.  For now, please know that we are healthy, happy, and adjusting well.  Jacob is a champion sleeper and a champion eater and we are now realizing that four children generate much more laundry than we previously thought possible.


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  1. By on May 07, 2015

    Yay!  Congratulations!  Oh my goodness, look at your beautiful family!  Thank you for sharing these lovely pictures.  It sounds like quite a birth story.  I’m looking forward to hearing it and I’m so glad you’re well.

  2. By Stefanie on May 07, 2015

    Félicitations! Vous faites de beaux bébés!
    Je suis très contente de pouvoir suivre des histoires de ta famille sur ton blog de nouveau.

  3. By on May 07, 2015

    I am so happy for all the exciting news you have shared since coming back onto your blog! That picture of the girls laughing while the baby sleeps is so precious. Congratulations!

  4. By on May 07, 2015

    Congratulations! Such a wonderful family. Best wishes to all of you!

  5. By on May 07, 2015

    Congratulations Sarah!

  6. By on May 07, 2015

    Congrats! I’m so happy you’re back blogging again Good luck keeping up with all 4 kids! :)

  7. By Courtney on May 07, 2015

    Congratulations! Your family is beautiful :D

  8. By on May 07, 2015

    Feeling joy for you and your beautiful family!

  9. By on May 08, 2015

    All of these posts were worth the wait! Gah! I can’t believe you have a little boy! I wish I could hug you! Congratulations <3

  10. By on May 08, 2015

    Congratulations on your beautiful new child.  I was sure his name would be George!

  11. By on May 08, 2015

    Congratulations! He is so cute!

  12. By on May 08, 2015

    Mitzi, I actually fought for George and lost. Now I’m glad Donald’s pick won or it’d be weird!

  13. By Christy on May 08, 2015

    Congratulations!!!!

  14. By on May 08, 2015

    Thank you for sharing your stories. You lives and posts are an inspiration.

  15. By Ravyn on May 11, 2015

    So much joy!!! I hope his birth was a healing experience for you ... 4 babies must be such a beautiful blessing. Even all of that laundry will prove to be totally worth it one day! ;)

  16. By on May 12, 2015

    Congratulations!
    You have a house brimming over with love!

  17. By Meg on May 12, 2015

    Congrats! What a beautiful family.

  18. By Carolina on May 13, 2015

    Congratulations on your beautiful family!

  19. By elizabeth Mackey on May 18, 2015

    What a handsome baby boy!! Congratulations :)

  20. By on August 07, 2015

    Congratulations! ♥

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  22. By on November 11, 2015

    We still miss your blog! Hope all is well!!

  23. By orion jefe max on February 17, 2016

    Jacob Daniel is a cute boy .. in the world.

    thanks for share with us

  24. By on September 05, 2016

    Hi Sarah,
    You’ve been on my mind lately so I just wanted to stop by and say I hope you and your family are doing well, and I so miss your blog!!!

  25. By geme on September 24, 2016

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  26. By Lina on February 10, 2017

    hi…now how is Jacob Daniel….here he looks very cute as well also the sisters.

  27. By on March 28, 2017

    And now he’s almost two.  Your fandom would love an update on your blog. Hope things are going well for you.

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