Aunthood

Sorry I’ve been absent from the blog this week, but I have a good reason! :)

My niece was born on Tuesday, May 1! 7 pounds, 7 ounces, full head of hair (of course), ten fingers and ten toes. She’s the first niece and first grandchild on our side of the family. My parents and I have been in Nashville all week, and even got to be present for the homecoming since my sister and the baby were released so quickly. Debra had to have an emergency C-section, but was a champ throughout and continues to be so. I’m in awe of her, and of Lance, who is already a wonderful dad.

All the good pictures were taken my my brother and/or Lance’s mom, so I might share a few of those when I get them. I’ve been asked not to use my niece’s name on this blog, but I haven’t come up with the perfect alias yet. I’m leaning toward the obvious Niecy. It is a legitimate name these days. :)

  auntie
Whatever we call her, I’m crazy about her already, and so happy and thankful that I get to be a special part of her life!

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9 Responses to Aunthood

  1. R says:

    Oh, congratulations, Auntie!! She’s adorable.

  2. gator618 says:

    Your niece is adorable! Congrats on aunthood and to Lance and Debra on parenthood. Tell them to enjoy all these moments since they go by way too fast!

  3. Jessica says:

    She’s SO CUTE. :)

    I’m surprised about the name thing since didn’t you tweet her name?

  4. Linda says:

    Congrats Aunt Brenda! The carseat pic is just precious. Who crocheted the blanket for her?

  5. charlieandlu says:

    She is so adorable – I love that last picture with you. Aunthood becomes you! xo

  6. Anonymous says:

    She’s so pretty! I think Niecy is adorable!

    Good for them for not sharing her real name in a public online spot. I have no regrets keeping OT anonymous on Twitter!

    – Danielle

  7. Steph says:

    She is seriously too stinkin cute!

  8. bluiis says:

    She’s absolutely precious, Brenda! Give my congrats to your sister. :)

  9. Sarah says:

    Isn’t it wonderful! I became an aunt about a year ago and I adore adore ADORE him. She’s beautiful!

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