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Zzz... (and other new mother noises)

I let some of you know earlier, but for the casual reader who has been watching me babble about pregnancy: I had our beautiful son one week ago, and all is well. (Taking into account the erratic sleep patterns, the unusual amounts of laundry, and the general worrying about every little thing.) However, he is awesome, and Steve is awesome, and all my relatives are awesome, so yes, things are good. He apparently shares a birthday with Mozart and Lewis Carroll, incidentally. And another source claims his b-day is also National Chocolate Cake Day. Sweet.

For those requesting cute baby (and husband) pics, here are two more...
http://pics.livejournal.com/lemonlye/pic/0000gf0b/
http://pics.livejournal.com/lemonlye/pic/0000h405

He's damn good. I think I got the best one.
(Name that quote.)

And uh... go Seahawks. Yup.

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pegkerr
Feb. 4th, 2006 05:29 am (UTC)
Hey, I get to be the first to say it on LJ: Congratulations! Hope you enjoy parenthood as much as I have, and welcome to the club!
mollyringle
Feb. 7th, 2006 03:49 am (UTC)
I have such huge amounts of extra respect now for you and other moms. Man, they call it "labor" for a reason, don't they? :) Anyway, proud to be in the club!
modmerseygirl
Feb. 4th, 2006 05:51 am (UTC)
So very darling! :-)
mollyringle
Feb. 7th, 2006 03:51 am (UTC)
Thankee, dear!
(Anonymous)
Feb. 4th, 2006 06:05 am (UTC)
Awww congratulations! He is a beautiful baby. I hope all is well, and I wish you nothing but love and laughter for years to come. But I especially hope he starts sleeping through the night soon :) What did you guys end up naming him?

-Sara
mollyringle
Feb. 7th, 2006 03:51 am (UTC)
Thank you! He's a Zachary. And so far he usually only requires one getting-up time during the night, but it can last for an hour or two (he nurses for long stretches), so yeah, daytime naps are good...
gillianinoz
Feb. 4th, 2006 06:13 am (UTC)
Wow, he's gorgeous!!! (And the baby is cute too)

Just kidding, Baby is beautiful, congratulations. Wishing you happy, happy, joy, joy.

Gillian

mollyringle
Feb. 7th, 2006 03:52 am (UTC)
Teehee. I am indeed surrounded by cuteness. Thanks for the congrats.
sopdetly
Feb. 4th, 2006 04:48 pm (UTC)
Yay more pics! *clicks first link* *dies* Daddies holding babies pics are, like, the most adorablest things EVER.

And I too will be rooting for the Seahawks. #1, because most Eagles fans are rooting for the Steelers, and my goal in life is for them to be unhappy. #2, because of you and another Seattle-ite on my flist. :) Feel the love!
mollyringle
Feb. 7th, 2006 03:53 am (UTC)
There is indeed much adorableness in the house now.

Aw, I do feel the love for your Seahawks support, though naturally it didn't save us. As folks have been ranting, the refs should have won MVP, since they played harder for the Steelers than anyone else. Heh.
jennae
Feb. 4th, 2006 10:08 pm (UTC)
Congratulations! He's beautiful!
mollyringle
Feb. 7th, 2006 03:53 am (UTC)
Thank you!
celtic4
Feb. 5th, 2006 05:04 pm (UTC)
Adorable!
mollyringle
Feb. 7th, 2006 03:54 am (UTC)
Thanks!
ainu_laire
Feb. 6th, 2006 02:41 am (UTC)
Congratulations! He is beautiful bundle of joy :)
mollyringle
Feb. 7th, 2006 03:54 am (UTC)
Thank you - he is indeed!
elycia
Feb. 6th, 2006 09:03 am (UTC)
Look at all that HAIR!!!! Damn, but he's cute.

And enjoy the ZZZzzzzzs when you can get 'em! :-)
mollyringle
Feb. 7th, 2006 03:55 am (UTC)
I know--I expected lots of hair, since both the husband and I have thick heads of it, so it was good to see my prediction come true. Eye color will be harder to predict. That newborn blue often changes, and neither of us is blue-eyed...
pokeystar
Feb. 7th, 2006 07:37 pm (UTC)
Congratulations!



The quote is from Raising Arizona, right?
mollyringle
Feb. 10th, 2006 07:26 pm (UTC)
Yes it is! Good work. Though now that I Google it, the actual quote may be, "He's awful damn good." Close enough for government work.
zana16
Feb. 16th, 2006 11:38 pm (UTC)
Awwww. Congratulations!
mollyringle
Feb. 19th, 2006 11:39 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
jewelsong
Feb. 26th, 2006 04:33 am (UTC)
Somehow, I MISSED this post and the announcement of the BABE!

Congratulations - he's beautiful and obviously a genius. (And look at that head of hair! Enjoy him and being a Mom. It's the best!

(Oh, and by the way, your hubby is obviously a keeper, too!)
mollyringle
Feb. 28th, 2006 03:59 am (UTC)
Thank you! Yes, I'm especially fond of his hair. It's so silky.

Moms are superheroes; I am now convinced. :)
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