August 18, 2011

on the wee one...

the wee one.

Eisley Kathleen has arrived!

August 13th, 2011
11:49 PM
6 lbs. 2 oz.
20 1/2 inches

Jay and I are absolutely over the moon. Our little girl is truly the sweetest newborn and we've been busy swooning over her for the past five days. I can't wait to share the birth story with you, as well as many (many, many) more photos, but for now I'm happy to take a step back and focus only on these first few days and all the incredible moments we're sharing together as a family.

I can't believe she's actually here. And that she's mine. I've truly never been so happy.

Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to congratulate us via email, twitter and elsewhere. I wish I had time to respond to each of you individually—but I hope you know that all of your well wishes, sweet thoughts and prayers have made me incredibly melty and thankful for each and every one of you. You mean the world to me.

101 comments :

  1. She is beautiful and looks like her mama! Congrats, Kerri and Jay! xoxo

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  2. Hooray! Congratulations!!

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  3. This post made me cry! I am so happy for you. Eisley is absolutely beautiful!
    Lots if love to you all xx

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  4. Congratulations to both of you! She is beautiful!

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  5. Oh my Lord. She is just precious. Congratulations!

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  6. She is beautiful! Congratulations!

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  7. Congratulations! She is so absolutely precious.

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  8. awww she's so beautiful Keri!!!! congratulations! how do you pronounce her name? it reads beautifully.

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  9. Welcome to the world little Eisley!

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  10. Awe, she's beautiful!!
    Such a precious baby!
    congratulations!

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  11. She is SO BEAUTIFUL Kerri! She looks like your mini-me!! SO PRECIOUS!!!! And I'm LOVING the gratuitous head flower, heheh!! OH LITTLE GIRLS!!! <3 love.

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  12. She is absolutely precious! Congrats!

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  13. OH. MY. GOD. Cutest baby EVER.

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  14. OH MY GAWWWWW she's PERFECT!! I'm so incredibly happy for you guys (and jealous that you get all those warn snuggle newborn hugs and mushy Mama feelings that make you want to explode!) <3

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  15. So happy for your Kerri. She's adorable. Congratulations.

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  16. Congrats, mama! She's STUNNING!

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  17. It's so surreal that she's here! And I also love the gratuitous head flower. The little cutie wears it well. ; )

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  18. Oh, she's so precious!! <3 I am beyond happy for you!

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  19. Oh my goodness, she is a delight! She already looks like a happy girl :) Congrats, Kerri!

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  20. Congratulations, she's absolutely gorgeous and I love her name. Perfect.

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  21. She already looks like her mother's daughter with the adorable headband! Congratulations!!

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  22. So sweet. Congrats on a precious baby girl.

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  23. Congratulations!! She's precious...

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  24. I am tearing up- Eisley is amazingly gorgeous! Congratulations :)

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  25. Congratulations! She is absolutely gorgeous!

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  26. Such a perfect baby for the perfect parents! So excited for you and your family love :) Enjoy her!!
    - Your making me want one :)

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  27. AHHHH!!!! she's a beauty! i have to admit, i've been stalking your twitter for days waiting & waiting for this little darling. and here she is! aren't little girls dreamy? congrats & congrats s'more. she is perfect. i am so incredibly happy for you, kerri. xoxo

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  28. She's beautiful! I can't wait to hear more. I see you being the be all and end all of mommy/crafty bloggers from now on (in the best possible way.)

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  29. The most joyous of ALL my days were the first few days with each of my babies. There is nothing else in this world like it. Congratulations!!

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  30. She is just gorgeous! What a precious little blessing you guys have received. Plus I adore that she has a little smile on her face :)

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  31. She is so beautiful and looks just like you! Enjoy this precious time! Congratulations!

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  32. So happy for you and your sweet darling. Could she be any cuter? 9 months ago when you announced your pregnancy I was entirely too excited, especially for someone whos only claim to knowing you comes from blog stalking. I'm so excited that she is here. Enjoy your beautiful little family. Prayers and happy thoughts.

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  33. congrats!!! I can't wait to hear/see more!

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  34. You know, usually when people see a newborn and they say "It looks like mom! (or dad)" I always think, "No. It looks like A BABY. It doesn't look like anyone yet." But no... she looks like you. Sniffle. She's gorgeous. I'm so happy.

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  35. Congratulations, Kerri! Gosh it is so great to hear she is here!

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  36. Pretty sure Eisley is going to be my (one day in far future) baby's fashion role model.

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  37. Congratulations! So happy for you all! She is adorable and I can't wait to hear more about her! :)

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  38. Congratulations! She looks JUST like you! Adorable!

    Mazel tov!

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  39. Congrats!! She's so beautiful!

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  40. this picture seriously is too adorable. i just. no words. precious, precious eisley.

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  41. She's gorgeous! Congrats! Enjoy the snuggles and ask for help - it disappears quick :)

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  42. Have a daughter is just the BEST thing.

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  43. Congratulations! So beautiful!

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  44. Oh oh oh, she is so precious! Congratulations!

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  45. Ahmygawd, SHE IS SO CUTE!!! Congrats you guys!!! So happy for you!!!

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  46. Ahmygawd, SHE IS SO CUTE!!! Congrats you guys!!! So happy for you!!!

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  47. Yay, congratulations!! She's so cute (and she looks just like you!)

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  48. Congrats! Hooray for a new little Leo!

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  49. Oh my gosh! She's gorgeous!! Congrats :)

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  50. She's beautiful :) Congratulations! If I ever have a girl, I'm SO going to dress her in frilly dresses and headbands with massive flowers ...

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  51. She is absolutely perfect -- and I am so in love with her name! Congratulations to you and your husband :) Can't wait to read more!

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  52. Congratulations! She's gorgeous! Can't wait to see more pictures and hear the birth story - enjoy this time with your DAUGHTER!

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  53. Congratulations! What a beautiful baby. I can't wait to read more about her as your life as a mom begins!

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  54. She's Beautiful! Congratulations again and enjoy these moments! :)

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  55. Congratulations! She is so beautiful!

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  56. She looks so much like you... wow! Congratulations to you both, and welcome to the world, little Eisley!

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  57. Congrats! She is such a little dollface! And like everyone has said, she really truly looks just like you! Ahh! So adorable. xoxoxo

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  58. She is ABSOLUTELY adorable! So, so precious!
    Congrats again!

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  59. Aww, so beautiful!!!

    Eisley and Kenzie are exactly 7 months apart. I can't believe my baby is 7 months. Time sure does fly. I was just in your shoes 7 months ago. *tear* Enjoy it hun. Take LOTS of pictures!!! :)

    P.S I live in HB..if were at all close, and when your little one is a bit older. We should meet up for playdates! I took Kenzie on her first one last month and she LOVED it! :-D

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  60. She is so beautiful. Congrats!

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  61. She is so beautiful! I love the expression on her face, you can just TELL that she is a sweet baby. Congratulations! May your new journey as a mom be blessed!

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  62. She is adorable! Congrats!

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  63. Congrats, my dear! She is simply precious!

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  64. Congrats Keri! So exciting! She's beautiful!

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  65. congratulations two both of you! she's beautiful! enjoy the first weeks of getting to know each other <3

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  66. Congratulations!! She looks just like you. :)

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  67. Kerri she is GORGEOUS! I am so so so happy for you!!! I hope you're taking all the time you need to relax and soak in the first week with your baby girl! She's beautiful! (I had to say it again :) What a wonderful gift and blessing :) I can't wait to hear all about it!

    ps. Aug 13th is my hubby's birthday... and it makes me happy we both have something to celebrate on that special day :)

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  68. kept coming over and over to see if she had arrived! SHe's so beautiful! Congratulations!
    :)

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  69. Kari, she is perfect! Congratulations to you and Jay <3

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  70. Awww bless! She's gorgeous :) And congratulations!

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  71. Congrats congrats congrats congrats sweet friend!!! She is sooo incredibly beautiful and adorable - I can't wait to hear the birth story. Hope this time as new parents is amazing, and I hope I get to meet little Eisley one day soon! :)

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  72. Congratulations and welcome to the world sweet baby Eisley - may all your wishes and dreams come true dear little one. xx

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  73. She's such a pretty girl! You must be having a blast with her home!

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  74. so so so so precious! happy for you and your lil family and this new adventure. xo

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  75. Congratulations! So very happy for you and Jay. Enjoy every moment with her. Sending hugs from OH.

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  76. Congratulations, Kerri! Beautiful!

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  77. Oh my gosh!!! I just want to take her and hug her!! She is so cute!!
    Congratulations to you both!!!

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  78. i've been a somewhat silent reader for a long while now but wanted to/had to leave a short note - congratulations on your precious baby girl! glad to read she's arrived safe and sound and that everyone is well. :)

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  79. she is beautiful!!!
    congratulations to you & yours! :)

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  80. Oh my Gosh, she is adorable! Congratulations!!

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  81. oh my. oh my. oh my. oh my. ohhhhhhhhhh myyyyyyy. my heart is screaming and squealing for you guys! congraaaaats!

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  82. oh. my. goodness! i am so, so happy for you two! she's absolutely beautiful, truly a gift from God! blessings!

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  83. Take your time and love on her. These days pass too quickly. May God Bless you and your family with much love and happiness!

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  84. she's as cute as a button- well done Mummy & Daddy!!

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  85. SHE'S PERFECT!!!! CONGRATSSSSS!!!!!!

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  86. SHe's Beautiful!! Like a little angel.. COngrats!!

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  87. She's perfect :) Congrats, Kerri and Jay!

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  88. She's beautiful!! Congrats!

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  89. Congrats!! Many blessings to your little family.
    I'm due at the end of December and am looking forward to your updates on life as a mommy.

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  90. Congratulations! It's been a while since I've last been here...and I see you've been busy :)

    Bless you all. Eisley is just beautiful.

    Rene

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  91. I know I wrote you congrats on twitter...but I had to write it on your blog too - she is amazing. So many congratulations to you guys...

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  92. She is beautiful!!! Congrats momma!

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  93. I know I am late on this but congrats!! She is so beautiful and I can't wait to watch her grow through your blog! <3

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