On November 26th at 8:07 pm, Brian and I heard our baby's first cries (actually more like yells) and we met our son for the first time. It was quite a day and although most of it went opposite of what we wanted and expected, we are so excited to be parents and so thankful that Asher Eliot is safe, healthy, and extraordinarily cute. :)
We chose Asher because it means happy, blessed in Hebrew - which Brian and I took together in college. Eliot is after the poet T.S. Eliot because he is one of our favorites.
I know this one is blurry but I love it because you can see a trace of a dimple...
Sleeping peacefully at home!
Adjusting to parenthood has been more of a shock than expected. I assumed it would be easy for me because I had been around babies so much, even working at an orphanage in Haiti for a month with babies hanging on me constantly. However, being a mom is different than that and babysitting and any other thing I had done with kids. But I love Asher so much and am loving being a mom more and more every day. Also Brian is an awesome dad - not kidding! He is so good with Asher and it's so cute to see them together. :)