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Sunday, March 28, 2010

Introducing...

Finley Elisse
March 25, 2010
12:44 pm
6lbs 9oz
20 inches
Adoption paperwork signed March 27, 2010
Mommy , Daddy and Finn are all nesting.

83 Comments:

Blogger BethanyWD said...

Let me be the first to say Congratulations (!!!!) to the new family. The picture is wonderful and she is adorable! Wow!

9:06 PM  
Blogger Rachael said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!! :) I am SO happy for y'all!

9:14 PM  
Blogger trishconway said...

Beautiful! Congratulations!

9:21 PM  
Blogger SassyCupcakes said...

This is so amazing. I am so happy for you all. Congratulations to Mum, Dad and your beautiful little girl!

9:25 PM  
Blogger Tristan said...

I just can not contain myself...sitting here holding my baby girl with tears of JOY seeing you hold YOUR precious baby girl..Congrats. God is good!

9:35 PM  
Blogger AmyCW said...

Wow, that photo made me cry. I've been thinking of you over the last few days. I'm so happy for you and so happy that you've finally reached the end of this journey and have your beautiful daughter. Wishing you all the very best and I'm looking forward to reading all about life with your new baby.

10:36 PM  
Blogger totally said...

Fantastic! I've been following your journey for as long as I can remember, and I'm over the moon that you have your little family at long last! Can't wait to hear more about how things are going!

11:20 PM  
Blogger Stephanie Jean-Louis said...

What a beautiful picture! Congrats on the safe arrival of Finley. I too can't wait to hear more about your adventures in parenthood :)

12:09 AM  
Blogger Thalia said...

congratulations!

1:08 AM  
Blogger Rosanne said...

Congratulations!! She's gorgeous! I can't think of a more deserving couple.

2:23 AM  
Blogger VHMPrincess said...

Congratulations!! She is adorable and that is a FANTASTIC photo!

2:39 AM  
Blogger Bea said...

Congratulations! I hope everyone is doing very well.

Bea

2:40 AM  
Blogger Erin said...

This brought tears to my eyes...congratulations! I have been following your blog for a couple of years now, you don't know HOW happy this makes me.

3:03 AM  
Blogger beret said...

I think she looks a little like Daddy! I've been following you for so long, it's wonderful to see your happy ending.

Congratulations!!

3:18 AM  
Blogger The Swann's said...

I have been praying for you four like crazy and am so filled with joy just seeing you two hold your sweet baby girl.... Oh I cannot wait to hear lots more once you all get settled into your new life together, as a forever family!!!!

Finley is absolutely beautiful!

3:28 AM  
Blogger Mommy Shoes said...

Congratulations, mama! Your daughter is beautiful.

3:33 AM  
Blogger Piccinigirl said...

OMG, CONGRATULATIONS.
that is the most beautiful picture I've ever seen.

I am soooo happy for all of you. Much love to you and your beautiful new daugther.
*tears*

4:12 AM  
Blogger Carrie said...

YAY!! I've been stalking you here and on Twitter waiting for a picture!

Congratulations!

4:21 AM  
Blogger Nichole said...

Congratulations!

5:00 AM  
Blogger Nurse Lochia said...

Congratulations!

5:03 AM  
Blogger MsTeb said...

I am a long time lurker, and this post has brought tears to my eyes. I am SO happy for you. May all of your dreams come true, thru this wonderful precious little girl!

5:28 AM  
Blogger Mrs. B said...

I am so thrilled for you guys!! can't wait for all the details when you are settled in.

5:38 AM  
Blogger Lauren said...

How sweet! Congrats on staying the course and being ultimately rewarded. Your life will never be the same, in the best possible way!

5:46 AM  
Blogger Susan said...

Congratulations!!! What a beautiful picture, it literally brought tears to my eyes to see such joy and happiness!!!

6:00 AM  
Blogger babyattheend said...

CONGRATULATIONS! How incredible that she's HERE!!!

6:05 AM  
Blogger Karen said...

Awwww. So sweet. Happy Parenting and Congratulations!

6:23 AM  
Blogger Heather said...

What a beautiful family!!! Congratulations!

6:28 AM  
Blogger twinboysmom said...

Congratulations! I have been reading for a long time and am very happy for your family! Enjoy your little girl!

6:31 AM  
Blogger Jacksmom said...

Congratulations!!!!

6:34 AM  
Blogger MeganKev said...

I have been reading/lurking for a long time - I am thrilled that you and your husband have Finley in your arms!

6:47 AM  
Blogger Tracey... said...

GORGEOUS BABY AND A GORGEOUS NAME! SO SO HAPPY FOR YOU!!!! YAH!

6:56 AM  
Blogger alison said...

A million congratulations!! xo

7:05 AM  
Blogger Honeycutt Family said...

Chill bumps for you! YAY!!!! :)

7:44 AM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Congratulations!!!!

It is with goose bumps that I move your blog from the "IF" section to the "mommies and daddies" section in my RSS reader!

7:57 AM  
Blogger ASP said...

How incredibly sweet! And so a new chapter of your lives begin! Congratulations! Thanks for sharing the picture! Beautiful!

8:27 AM  
Blogger Frenchie said...

Congratulations!! I'm sure mommy and daddy will say you were worth the wait, little Finnley. Yay!!!!

8:35 AM  
Blogger Bad Egg said...

So incredibly happy for you guys, tears of joy. This is the culmination of a long, difficult journey for you guys. Welcome to the next chapter: parenthood. Enjoy it!

9:54 AM  
Blogger Molly said...

HOORAY!

Congrats! It's a lovely ending (and beginning) to your journey.

-PiquantMolly

9:57 AM  
Blogger juneheller said...

thank you for sharing a photo, so perfect. I am so happy for you guys.

10:00 AM  
Blogger JV said...

Wow... Congratulations...!

10:23 AM  
Blogger Jessie said...

That is so beautiful. Since I'm a huge breastfeeding advocate, but have had no experience with adoptive mom's providing milk or breastfeeding their babies - I am just wondering - are you nursing Finn at the breast? If so, how is it going? If you are just pumping are you able to make enough? Sorry for the questions - I think it's fascinating though and a wonderful thing that you are doing for your new babe! Congrats again to your wonderful family!

10:24 AM  
Blogger Feebee said...

What a beautiful photo! Have been reading since 2005 and am so delighted that you have finally got your daughter. Congratulations!!!!

10:25 AM  
Blogger Katherine said...

Yeah - Congrats!!!!! So happy for you as I've been following you for a long long time.

10:28 AM  
Blogger Sandy D. said...

This is the child we have all been praying for!! I can't wait to read about the new chapter in your life... Parenthood. Keep up the blogging and CONGRATULATIONS!!

11:13 AM  
Blogger Ms Byrne said...

CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

11:27 AM  
Blogger Michele said...

Congratulations!

11:55 AM  
Blogger Kirsten said...

And this is karma...congratulations on your beautiful baby that was well worth the wait!!!
Hope you guys are adjusting to parenthood well - there are so many joyous times ahead.
All the best :)

12:59 PM  
Blogger DeanaJ said...

Congratulations, what a wonderful blessing for your family.

1:28 PM  
Blogger Lesley said...

Welcome to the world, little Finn! The world is a better place with you in it!

Enjoy your babymoon, mama!

1:56 PM  
Blogger Allison said...

I've been lurking for years, but just had to say Congratulations!! I am so happy for you!!!!!!

3:18 PM  
Blogger Tierney said...

Congratulations! Been following your blog quietly for years now, and I am SO happy that Finn is finally here. Enjoy this time, as scary and overwhelming as it is. My baby is 3 1/2 now, and sometimes I wish I could cuddle him smaller. So happy for you and Mr. D.

3:19 PM  
Blogger rebecca said...

Congratulations...this picture brought tears to my eyes! To know the waiting, pain, & struggles you two have gone through to hold that precious baby is incredibly moving. She is beautiful! Glad to hear you're all nesting...enjoy these first days with your daughter:)
Blessing!

4:20 PM  
Blogger Karen said...

Congratulations! You all look so happy!

4:23 PM  
Blogger Jill said...

That picture melts my heart. What a long, bumpy road you've traveled...and now...amazing! You must be so in love. Enjoy every minute!

4:44 PM  
Blogger RB said...

Beautiful family photo! I have said all these years, there is something special waiting for you...here she is! I can't wait to see all the cute clothes you bought for her, actually on her!
Many blessings to you.

6:16 PM  
Blogger polyhex said...

Congratulations!!!

6:50 PM  
Blogger Shazz said...

Congratulations guys!! What a beautiful photo.

8:26 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

Gorgeous! What a lovely family. Congratulations. I don't know you but I'm so happy for you all!

9:24 PM  
Blogger Alyssa said...

I'm de-lurking to offer you a big congrats on the arrival of your little girl. I have followed your journey for 4 years now since I first started trying to conceive my own child. I am so happy for you.

10:08 PM  
Blogger miss p said...

It's so wonderful so see a picture of Mommy, Daddy and their beautiful daughter. Just as I saw this post, this song came on:

Her father says she has to have a name
Not the same as her mom’s, but a name just the same

A little ray of sunshine has come into the world,
A little ray of sunshine in the shape of a girl.

We’ll show her the dress that she’ll wear
With the gold flowing hair that nature provided
A little ray of sunshine has come into the world,
A little ray of sunshine in the shape of a girl.

A little ray of sunshine -
I want to know if you think she looks good in the pink,
That grandma has bought her … our own little daughter.

She can make you feel good,
She can make you feel that it’s all worthwhile,
Only by her smile, only by her smile …

Have you noticed she’s just like her father,
And I think that I’d rather
Her hair was much darker,
A little ray of sunshine has come into the world,
A little ray of sunshine in the shape of a girl.

She can make you feel good,
She can make you feel that it’s all worthwhile,
Only by her smile, only by her smile, only by her smile …
Talkin’ ’bout my little ray of sunshine,
My little ray of sunshine,
Little ray of sunshine

10:20 PM  
Blogger Georgette said...

Another L-TL who hadn't checked your site for about a week and who is also crying - congratulations and best wishes for your future. You both deserve this and more.

2:04 AM  
Blogger Melissa said...

This picture is amazing and really tells how in love you are with your daughter. I am so happy for you guys that this dream has finally come true for you! Congratulations!!!

5:10 AM  
Blogger LCDR Spencer Baker said...

I've been checking back almost daily, waiting to hear your awesome news! Congratulations you three - finally Finn has arrived!

Jen

5:31 AM  
Blogger Saving Our Way said...

Amazing! I got tears of happiness for you'll when I saw that beautiful family photo!

8:14 AM  
Blogger KLTTX said...

Congratulations!!!

10:53 AM  
Blogger Mel said...

Congratulations! Finally!

Yours was the first ever IF blog I started reading and it inspired my own almost 4 years ago. I am so glad you've made it to your beautiful baby girl. God bless you guys.

12:39 PM  
Blogger Kiwi said...

I've been reading you blog for a long time, hoping to see you become a mother. That time is finally here. I am so, so happy for you. Congratulations and all the best to your beautiful family!

6:12 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

You three look like a happy family! Congratulations. It has been a long time coming. Love her and enjoy her!!!!!

7:03 PM  
Blogger Endobaby said...

Oh my gosh! Congratulations!!!!!

7:45 PM  
Blogger Katie said...

Well, it's about FREAKIN' TIME. Seriously, I am so happy to see your happy ending. Congratulations to you, your husband, and sweet Finley. Enjoy the nesting and update us when you can!

8:59 PM  
Blogger Lisa said...

I don't know how I first came across your blog over 3 years ago but I have been checking in all along the way. I am so happy for you that you are finally there and have your baby. Now the journey begins. Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

10:43 AM  
Blogger bostonheart said...

Looks to me like you just WON the baby wait! Congratulations. I hope to be in your shoes someday this year.

1:20 PM  
Blogger Camryn said...

You're a MOMMY now! Congratulations. Over the moon for you.

2:51 PM  
Blogger hope548 said...

Congratulations!!! You're finally finished waiting! Enjoy!

7:04 AM  
Blogger Lisa said...

Congratulations! This is wonderful.

3:25 PM  
Blogger singletracey said...

Congratulations!!!!

3:35 AM  
Blogger Rachel said...

Congrats!

5:07 AM  
Blogger Mommy Attorney said...

Congratulations to you! I'm so happy for all three of you!

6:00 AM  
Blogger Jeanna said...

Happy dance.....happy dance....we are soooo happy for you!!! Thank you for sharing your adventure with us! Thank you for being a very patient and loving woman.

8:18 PM  
Blogger Heather said...

Congratulations! So so happy for you all!

8:35 AM  
Blogger Chris said...

I've followed your blog for years back when I had a baby wait blog of my own. Congrats to you! All the best.

6:06 AM  
Blogger Reed & Christine Baker said...

I have followed and checked-in on your blog for years, since my husband and I were in the middle of our infertility journey. You just came to my mind and I Googled your blog again.

I cannot express how overjoyed I am for you and your husband. You have a beautiful family!!

12:23 PM  
Blogger Amber (EyesofAmber) said...

I haven't been to your blog in months so this is the first I learned of your beautiful daughter. I am so very excited and happy for you! Congratulations and enjoy your beautiful new daughter! All my best wishes coming your way.

4:57 AM  

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