Introducing Lila Grace

Hello. Just wanted to pop in to introduce you to my Mother’s Day gift…

Lila Grace was born on the afternoon of Mother’s Day. Baby is doing great, as is Mommy… despite Lila weighing almost 9 pounds. (Yikes!)

Not the greatest photos, but we are focusing on leaving the camera aside and just enjoying the time with her. And to say that Colin is madly in love is an understatement. I just can’t describe it…

Lila (pronounced Lie-La) is a name Ken has had his heart set on for a long time. And I have always wanted the name Grace for a middle name. I look forward to Kay and Audrey meeting her soon, and then our little family will be complete. God is so very good.

Back to crafting soon. Thanks for the prayers!

637 CommentsMy Life

  1. Becky

    Congratulations on the arrival of your daughter! Glad to hear you are all doing well. Her name is as beautiful as she is :)

  2. Better late than never. Congratulations! She is adorable…

  3. Beverly Hubbard

    Have been off my computer for awhile and missed the good news. BEAUTIFUL BABY.

  4. jaemom

    I am late to the game, but was just thinking about you and thought to come check out the news… CONGRATULATIONS! Welcome, Lila Grace! She is simply precious and beautiful! I am overjoyed for all of you! What a wonderful Mother’s Day gift. Soak in this time and drink it all in. =) God bless you with speedy recovery and peace to cherish this family time. Hugs!

  5. Congratulations, Jennifer! Baby Lila Grace is so adorable and beautiful! I am so happy for you! The first month after the labor is for rest and recovery according to Chinese habit! So be sure to get enough rest and enjoy!

  6. Brenda

    Congratulations. Wishing you lots of happiness (with some sleep thrown in too for good measure).

  7. kit L

    Congratulations! What a great Mother’s Day gift. She’s adorable. Hope you have an easy and restful recovery.

  8. Lisa Bergen-Wilson

    Congratulations and God bless your precious family! I am so happy for you and jealous (a little bit) of the new life around you. My two are all grown up and it went by so fast! Enjoy every moment and may God continue to bless and provide for you!

  9. Nancy

    I’ve followed your website for about a year and really appreciate all you share but I wanted to say CONGRATULATIONS on your new addition to the family!

    Thanks for all you do.

  10. Sue FitzzGerald

    Congratulation on the arrival of your little girl. She has. Face made for smiling :-)

  11. paula e.

    a big congratulations to you and your family on your newest addition! she is precious and God bless you all.

  12. dorothy d.

    What a blessing. Congratulations!

  13. Amy A.

    Congratulations to you and your family. She is precious. God Bless you all.

  14. Christine Campbell

    She’s absolutely gorgeous Jennifer!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

  15. KimC

    Congratulations, such a blessing. Beautiful name; my grandmother’s name was Grace and my daughter’s middle name is Grace also. Take care and allow yourself plenty of rest.

  16. She is a sweetie pie! Best wishes to you all.

  17. Karin Adamczyk

    I am a bit late, but she is soooo beautiful and what a beautiful name you have chosen for her. Absolutely precious. I can imagine how thrilled Colin is with his baby sister!!!

  18. Amy

    Congratulations on the birth of your beautiful daughter! Colin does have a glow as he looks at his new baby sister! Keep the photos coming! I can’t wait to hear the reaction of the others!

  19. awwwww… lila grace is a beautiful name for such a beautiful little girl. Congratulations… she is darling.

  20. Lisa Rutherford

    ohhhhh Lila Grace is sooooo very darling!!! Congrats to all of you!

  21. Donna


  22. A beautiful baby girl Jennifer, her name is beautiful just like her.

  23. Maureen

    Lila Grace looks like her big brother. Congratulations. Don’t put the camera away for to long because the time goes by to fast……before you know it she will be Colin’s age. Enjoy!

  24. Wendy H

    Congratulations! She is truly a beautiful baby.

  25. wow Congrats! So adorable!!! She has the look of the brother!

  26. dot ferrero

    What a precious Mother’s Day Gift. Can’t believe she weighed 9 lbs. I remember my hospital roommate saying ‘how old is he?’ when my darling Bruce weighed in at 8lb 10 1/4oz. My quickest and easiest delivery of 3 boys. Now almost 83 I can remember it as if it was yesterday.

    May precious Lila brigh all you family great joy.

  27. Carol H - Illinois

    OOOOHHH she’s so precious! Absolutely exquisite! CONGRATULATIONS!

  28. Vicki H

    Congratulations on your GORGEOUS baby Lila Grace! My first granddaughter was named Lila Faith.:) Pronounced the same way! I LOVE IT!

  29. Hi Jen! Just popped in & wanted to make sure I congratulated you & your family on your new little one! Lila is adorable! My Emma’s middle name is Grace too…I end up calling her Emma Grace quite often. :) Hope all is well with you & enjoy your beautiful little girl!

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