Tuesday, December 27, 2011

She's Here, My Precious Brand New Grandbaby!

After 5 days late, she finally decided to come out. I guess she just wanted Jesus to have His special day before having hers. The day after Christmas, Tina woke me up and told me I should take a shower already cause I might have to take the boys to the hospital because she thinks "Today is the day". And so I did and all day long we were just waiting patiently for her contractions to progress. They eventually did and this adorable precious beautiful girl is the proof. Her name is Reese Kristina.

This is her first picture that Scott, the dad, texted us. It was so surprising because they have only left more than an hour ago for the hospital by then. In fact, I had just texted him to ask if they admitted Tina yet and the response was a baby picture already, lol. Tina said her water broke the moment they got to the counter of the hospital and as soon as the doctor arrived, she was fully dilated on the very first exam and Reese came on the next contraction. I guess that is the way to go, lol. She was in the hospital an hour and 5 minutes before having her.

She might have delayed her arrival for 5 days but when she decided, she came fast and there was no keeping her in there.

an 8 lb. healthy baby girl and if you have seen her mother, you would wonder where she stayed for the last 9 months. Her mom is barely 5 ft. tall and is not even 100 lbs before pregnancy.

She has lots of hair, even more than her 20 month old brother has.

She is 21 inches long.

I can tell big brother Brendan is going to take good care of his baby sister.

I am not too sure about this boy though. When he saw the bassinet empty, he kept pointing at it saying he wants to go "ni-night". After all, he is just a baby himself, just turned one last February.

Such a good feeling cuddling a grandbaby for the first time.

The happy growing family.

She looks like she is already smiling, doesn't she?

She is such a sweetie and I just love her so much. I am so thankful that she and her mom are doing well. I would like to thank everybody who offered prayers for them. As you can see, the prayers really worked. They are coming home tomorrow and I can't wait to hold the baby again.

My other daughter's twin girls should be arriving within the next 2 weeks. Please pray for them also. Thanks!

Thank you so much for stopping by and for sharing this glorious event with us.

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Sonny G said...

oh my goodness. what a precious bundle she is..
Blessings and congratulations to your family , Christine.
Your daughter choose a lovely name too..
I am so happy for ya'll..


Glenda/MidSouth said...

How Precious!!
Congratulations to all!! I like the name - a lot.
She does look like she is smiling in the next to the last picture. :-D Enjoy your time with her.

Dee ⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️ said...

Hi Christine,

Reese Kristina is beautiful!!!

Congratulations to all!


Doll in the Looking Glass said...

So pretty in pink! Enjoy every moment with your new granddaughter. Give her an extra hug for me.


ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Oh my gosh she is beautiful Christine! So precious! Congrats to all of you! Martina

Amy said...

Congratulations! Reese Kristina is beautiful and so precious. :) I really love her smile in the picture. Thanks for sharing and will keep you and your family in my prayers. Take care. Can't wait to see the twins in a couple of weeks.

Terri said...

Reese is just precious, Christine! Only a momma of two boys can truly appreciate a pink bundle of joy.... Congrats!

Donna said...

Congrats,Christine! She's adorable and I love her name.

Shabby chic Sandy said...

What a precious baby girl! Their other children are beautiful too! You must be so proud--congrats!

Anonymous said...

Christine I am so happy for you and the arrival of your sweet grandaughter! And to think you will be having 2 more bundles of joy soon!

bee blessed

Unknown said...

She is beautiful! Congratulations!

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

I am catching up on my visits and I wanted to stop by to wish you and yours a Happy New Year and WOW!! I was so pleasantly surprised to see this sweet bundle of joy!!

Congrats to all of your family on this precious new edition!!
And You and yours will be in my prayers for more safe and healthy grand babies to come!!



Traci said...

She's gorgeous Christine!! Congratulations!! Did your daughter even have time for an epidural? I just love those big babies! They're just so cute!! I absolutely love her name. Beautiful name for a beautiful little girl.

G Inspires said...

YAY Congratulations! Such an exicting time for your family!

Cindy J. said...

Christine, I just chuckle my way through this post... her every picture is so adorable!!!!

Joyce said...

Yes she does look like she is smiling. So BEAUTIFUL! Hug and kiss her for me. I am sufe you are having fun with her. All the best to the family.

Debby@Just Breathe said...

How exciting for them to have a little girl. That really did go fast once she got to the hospital.
She is absolutely gorgeous and how wonderful to have big brothers to watch after her. Love all the pictures. These are the days of our lives, the ones that mean the most!

Marlis said...

OOh congratulations.. Our latest grand came on the 5th.. so almost a month old now! Your sweetie is precious. I love her pretty little face and the darling name.. congrats to all.. the prayers continue! xo marlis

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Congratulations, Christine! She is beautiful! Your family is growing by leaps and bounds. You'll have lots of presents to buy for next Christmas! : )

Kim, USA said...
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Kim, USA said...

Oh my Christine this is the best Christmas gift ever! She is a cutie and I can see the little brother smile. He looks wanting to cuddle her but can't do it yet hehehe. As you have said the family is growing, that is nice ^_^
Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year to you and your family!! Thanks for the visit!
Kim, USA

Beth said...

Christine, She is just beautiful! Just like her mommy! I love the name too. Congratulations to you and your family.

Richard Cottrell said...

She's so pretty in pink. Congradulations. Richard from My Old Historic House.

Blondie's Journal said...

Congratulations to all! Reese is a gorgeous, healthy baby and I know that is what we all prayed for!

Enjoy your time with her and your family, Christine!


Entertaining Women said...

I'm so excited for you! Our youngest grandson was born on December 27...he just turned 6 years old yesterday. She is absolutely gorgeous...perfect in every way! Enjoy every moment of your time cuddling her. Happy New Year! Cherry Kay


Oh Christine she is gorgeous! Yesterday I didn't get to visit anyone, it was my mother's birthday too! You're so lucky and the parent's are very blessed too with such adorable little girl! I love Reese Christina, like granny! May God bless the parents and all the family. Congrats!
What a happy New Year!

PAINTORDIG.blogspot.com said...

Oh she is beautiful Christine! She does not even look like a newborn!Love her name too!Enjoy your time with this one before the next ones come!LOL!

Unknown said...

Christine -- what a gorgeous baby girl! I remembered you have 2 more coming too. Only about 4 more weeks and my little grandboy will be here too. So blessed :)

Happy New Year Grandma :)

foreverdecorating said...

Congratulations, she is a beauty. My cousin just named their baby Reese too.

Jessica said...

congrats! she is precioussssssssssssss, am sure the boys will take care of their baby sister. Returning the love for MYM. Thank you for the visit too.


Olive said...

Christine, she is beautiful and that hat is so sweet for these first photos. Blessings to all. Olive

Susan said...

Oh Christine she is adorable!! She is beautiful little bundle of joy!

The Decorative Dreamer said...

Oh Christine! Thank you so much for updating me about your beautiful new granddaughter! I have been working so much that I just don't get around to read blogs like I used too and did not know. I really am so happy you filled me in on this wonderful new joy in your life! I am so happy for you! I cannot wait until I have grandchildren one day too. I am sure it must be among one of the best feelings in the world! Your new granddaughter is so beautiful just like her mother. I think those big brothers are going to be such a big help too. They are so cute. Congratulations to all of you!

Miss Kitty said...

She is BEE-U-T-FUL!!! Thanks so much for sharing your joy with us!

Nezzy (Cow Patty Surprise) said...

Awwwww, sweetie little Reese is just a perfectly precious bundle of love. She's just the sweetest.

I'm go glad she had made her arrival safe and sound. Looks like mom is doin' great too.

What a little after Christmas blessin' she is.


God bless and have yourselves a wonderful New Year you rockin' Grandma you!!! :o)

Honey at 2805 said...

What a sweet bundle she is!

What a pleasure it has been getting to know you this year!

Thank you for being a friend of 2805 and for sharing at Potpourri Friday. I wish you a healthy, prosperous and sparkling New Year!

Marigene said...

Somehow I missed this post earlier, what a beautiful little girl.
Congratulations to everyone!
Happy New Year, Christine.

Kathleen said...

How beautiful! God bless her and yes I will pray for a safe delivery for the twins!
Congratulations, what a gift!

Cindy Adkins said...

OH MY GOSH--She is so gorgeous!!! and what a beautiful family~and Reese is smiling--She is sooo precious beyond words!!! And I adore her adorable hat...

Happy New Year to you and your whole family!!!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations! WHat a beautiful, healthy looking girl! And what a lovely family... they will certainly have their hands full now! Funny how full hands usually accompany full hearts! :-)

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Oh Christine, it serves me right! I should have gotten over here long before this! She is absolutely gorgeous..and you KNOW I am a great connoiseur of babies! :) Congratulations to your family and to the parents. Such adorable children!
Happy New Year, Christine!

p.s. the Japanese Christmas table was beautiful but you can see what grabbed my interest! LOVE babies!!

~Country Lady~ said...

Hi Christine! I'm new to your blog. You and I share the birth of granddaughters in the past couple of months. She is absolutely beautiful. You have been truly blessed. I love seeing all that hair. I hope baby and family are all doing well. What an awesome Christmas gift to your family. Being a grandmother is amazing.

Lynn said...

Congrats on your beautiful new GD Christine! Love the note about when she was ready "she was ready":@) Wishing you and your family a wonderful 2012-enjoy:@)

Pamela said...

Congrats!!! She is adorable!

Annesphamily said...

Ah...what a beautiful and sweet baby girl She is absolutely gorgeous. What a blessing to have your baby so quickly! God is good and I will pray for the twins too! HPS and you deserve a beautiful Happy New Year with this gorgeous family! Hugs Anne

J.Rylie.C said...

Soo pretty! Lovely family!

My PINK, please come and see. Have a happy new year!

Maggie said...

Congratulations and a Happy New Year to all, especially beautiful baby Reese, how gorgeous she is!
You are one lucky grannie!

Susan Freeman said...

What a sweet and adorable baby. You are blessed indeed!! Happy New Year!!

Susan and Bentley

Jeannie B. said...

What a perfectly lovely little baby. Congratulations to you!

Chubskulit Rose said...

Congratulations to the new bundle of joy Christine, she's beautiful! Happy new year to you and yours.

Terry said...

Congratulations! She is beautiful!

Queenie's Vintage Finds said...

Awwww, so precious....I loved seeing the beautiful pictures...and look at all that hair...I love it, my boys were both born with a head full of hair too...it's just too cute! That is such a beautiful name too Reese Kristina...I am so happy for you and your family Christine :) I didn't know your other daughter was having twins soon too...you are very blessed with sweet grandchildren and a beautiful family. I know you will be having such a fun time with them all. I bet those brothers of Reese's are going to be great little helpers :)
Happy New Year and God Bless!
Big hugs,

Mel_Cole said...

congratulations to your new bundle of joy. :) Hope to see you in my Pink Saturday entries one and two. Happy New Year!

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

OH Christine!!! She is so so sweet! A beautiful little girl! Congratulations! What a beautiful family :o)

Blessings & Aloha!
I am finally stopping by (I havent even posted since before we left for my dad's for Christmas!), but I have been thinking of you, your daughters and how they are doing with their pregancies :o) Amazing how fast time has flown! Your lovely family is growing and growing :o)

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