Marilee Fuller Becker was born at 11:16 a.m. on January 30, 2011. She weighs 7 pounds 1 ounce and is 20 inches long. We were very glad to finally meet her. So far, she is eating and sleeping well, and we are grateful.
Penny and William came to visit yesterday in the hospital, just five hours after their baby sister was born. William seemed a little confused about whether the baby was still in mommy’s belly or whether this little creature nearby was actually his sister. Someone in my family made the brilliant suggestion that we host a birthday party for Marilee, so Penny and William sang Happy Birthday. When given the choice to hug Marilee or eat cupcakes, they both opted to start with the cupcakes.
All told, we are a happy family with many adjustments ahead.
I’ve set up blog posts for the next few weeks, so keep checking in. I’ll try to add some family updates along the way as well.