Eliot Hayden Salisbury made his appearance at the very polite time of five thirty-nine pm on June twenty-third! I say polite time because it was kind of nice not to be laboring in the wee hours of the morning. Well, at least not the “laboring” laboring.
This little boy is all things sweet (which is quite different than the kicks and jabs felt toward the end of the pregnancy) but has the most serious faces at times. Daniel says I make the same furrowed brow expression. In contrast, most of his features remind me of Daniel (with the exception of his ears (totally inherited from Mama).
Six pounds even at birth weight (which was a shock because he certainly felt bigger, even to the doctor) and nineteen inches long.
We are so in love with this sweet gift and of course, blog silence means we’re figuring it all out a day at a time. (For me, more like an hour at a time, since this little guy wants to eat constantly.) I can’t describe how unbelievable it is to be given such a precious thing.
Lo, sons are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. – Psalm 127:3